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Archived Since:June 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Club

Rafael Palmeiro, 1994 Topps Stadium Club "Home Run Club" Welcome to "hr club," only the most exclusive collection of human resource professionals in the country. Network with like-minded HR reps, develop new strategies for hiring and...Show More Summary

#managing

Jim Leyland, 1987 Topps CHECK OUT MANAGER JIM LEYLAND. DIRECTING TRAFFIC LIKE A PIMP. "MOVE BACK OUTFIELDERS!" "PUT THE SHIFT ON, PEOPLE!" /TOUCHES CHIN/PULLS EAR LOBE/GRABS CROTCH/ /THIRD BASE COACH DOES SOMERSAULT/ "HEH." "DON'T BOTHER...Show More Summary

www.Sluggers.com

GUYS WHO WANTS TO PLAY FANTASY BASEBALL CARDS???????? It's Fantasy Baseball Sluggers 2002! It's an "All-New Improved Game!" The 2001 version was hella lame, but now? NOW you can... Play FREE online for your chance to win a trip for four...Show More Summary

Fun With Stickers

Hey everyone, check out these Fleer baseball stickers about baseball! Thought this might be a baseball card when I opened the pack of baseball cards but instead they are stickers. Check it out, these are National League stickers. This...Show More Summary

Thumbs Up

Shawn Green, 1994 Topps Stadium Club The world was set on fire with passion and lust for baseball when Shawn Green made his major league debut with the Toronto Blue Jays... oh darn I can't remember the exact date PSYCHE September 28, 1993. Show More Summary

Early Thoughts on 2014 Topps Heritage

Surprise, surprise—I've been thinking about next year's Topps Heritage set. This morning I had some time and put together a "probables" list for the Real One autograph set. It's fascinating to me that we as collectors will pay a premium for autographed reprints, rather than paying 30% to 50% of the cost for an autographed original. Show More Summary

The Spirited Play of Lenny

Lenny Dykstra, 1991 Score "The Franchise" We've covered Lenny around here before, and ditto for The Franchise. So why I am posting this? Well, for one thing, I think Lenny kinda sorta looks like Mike Trout here, so this card is RELEVANT. Show More Summary

Mattingly Exceeds Strict Drake's Standards of Bigness

Don Mattingly, 1988 Drake's "Big Hitters" I have always liked Don Mattingly, as you may or may not have known. And by liked I mean wished he were my best friend and went to the mall with me on the weekends and took me under his wingShow More Summary

Local SS/2B Arrested

SAN DIEGO - San Diego County police arrested Roberto Alomar, 20, May 28 for failure to yield and possession of illegal fireworks. Alomar failed to adhere to a yield sign while merging onto highway whatever (doesn't matter). Police became suspicious because Alomar is Hispnaic was wearing a full baseball uniform. Show More Summary

What Ben's Thinking About

It's no secret: my interest in collecting sports cards waxes and wanes like the cycles of the moon. But there are certain things about the hobby that pique my interest. Here they are for the week of June 15, 2013. 1. I'm still marveling at the profile page our own Travis Peterson got in June's Beckett Sports Cards Monthly. Show More Summary

Cecilio Guante Facts

Cecilio Guante, 1986 Topps Cecilio Guante discovered genuine happiness in the spring of '84. This Cecilio Guante baseball card is the most popular Cecilio Guante baseball card, according to me, who has 1,200 copies of this Cecilio Guante...Show More Summary

Three Shots to the Dome

Jim Dyck, 1953 "Topps Archives" A major question in the sports world is: what is a brown? Like if your team is the Browns, what does that mean? What does a brown look like? Is it a bulldog? The color orange? All of these answers areShow More Summary

The Hockey Blackout of '79

Many times people approach me on the street, and they're like, "Yo Mike, why you ain't be postin' no hockey cards to The Baseball Card Blog?" And I'm like, "Pfft, for reals, homeslice? It's called 'The Baseball Card Blog,' not 'The Hockey...Show More Summary

Atomic Shortstop

Nomar Garciaparra, 2000 Upper Deck/Ionix Hey, do you guys like science? ME TOO. Science and baseball go hand in hand because you can't play baseball without science, and you can't do science without baseball, maybe, whatever. Take Nomar Garciaparra, for example. Show More Summary

Cerone Alone

Rick Cerone, 1989 Topps PUTTING PINE TAR ON MY BAT SO MY HANDS WILL STICK TO IT. LA DI DA DI DA... THERE'S TWO HITS IN THIS BAT I CAN FEEL IT. WHY YOU LOOKING AT ME LIKE THAT? WHAT'S YOUR PROBLEM BRO I'LL BE FINISHED WITH THE PINE TAR...Show More Summary

Why You Should Care About Bubblegum Art

Have you ever heard of Pat Riot? If you're a voracious reader of The Baseball Card Blog and have devoured all of its pages, then I'll assume you know who he is. But if you're new to the blog (welcome!), you have to check his work out. Show More Summary

The Inspiration

Wayne Tolleson, 1989 Topps Guys, Wayne Tolleson stole my heart and will steal yours, too. Where do I begin? How about here: Love and first sight. Let's go to Wikipedia: Jimmy Wayne Tolleson That's his full name, for reals. It's so dang AMERICAN I want to hop on a bald eagle and sail above Mount Rushmore. Show More Summary

A few of my favorite screw-ups: 1951 Bowman Overprints edition

Did you see this great write-up about the blog? Check it out when you get a chance. All right, let's talk about screwed-up baseball cards. I've written lots in the past about my love for screwed-up baseball cards. Severe, horrendousShow More Summary

Frank

Frank Viola, 1989 Sports Illustrated for Kids Picture me, 1989, delicately tearing out the perforated card of a curly-haired, mustachioed pitcher and adding it to my collection. Who's living better than this? Got my own magazine subscription,...Show More Summary

Besties

Mike Piazza, 1995 Upper Deck Brett Butler: This guy is just too good at baseball! Argh! I’m going to strangle him with my baseball bat! Mike Piazza: Ha, ha … dude, I’m on your team, don’t do it! Butler: I don’t care, argh! Strangle … ha, ha! Piazza: Ha … clears throat. Show More Summary

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