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Droppin' Bombs

As of this moment, Dustin Pedroia is on pace for 324 home runs in 2015. Can he be the first 300 HR guy? If only the next 161 games were all against the Phillies...

Homestead National Monument of America 2015 Quarter

Help your collection put down some roots. Order the Homestead National Monument of America 2015 Quarter now available in rolls, and bags. The Homestead National Monument of America Quarter is the first of 2015 and the 26th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.  Shop Now Image/Copy:  U.S. Mint

One Card Post - Controversy

What: 2011-12 Parkhurst Champions #105 - Brett Hull Wire Photo Where: COMCHow Much?: $.48Why?: With the NHL playoffs just around the corner (final week of the season this week!), it seemed like the perfect time to showcase this card, which features perhaps the most controversial playoff goal in league history. Show More Summary

Signature Sundays - Mookie Betts!

With the 2015 Major League Baseball season officially underway later today, it seemed like an appropriate time for today's card. The Red Sox actually kick off their season in Philadelphia tomorrow, and one of the players fans will be...Show More Summary

I Love the Sight of Red Sox in My Mailbox!

Continuing on in my attempt to catch up on trade packages, today I've got a really great batch of Red Sox that I received from Tim of I Love the Smell of Cardboard in the Morning. The sheer number of thoughtful card packages I've received so far in 2015 has been nothing short of amazing, and Tim's was no exception. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Update #US111

Getting ready to do it again, 162 times. Who is he? Scott Hairston comes from a long line of Major League Baseball players. Like his brother Jerry Jr., Scott has played many positions over the course of his 11 year big league career....Show More Summary

2015 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins

American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are collector versions of the official United States Mint American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins and are available in four sizes – one ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, and one-tenth ounce, as well as in a four-coin set containing one coin in each size.  Shop Now Image/Copy:  U.S. Mint

Had to Have It!

I'm sure most collectors know the feeling of stumbling across a card that you didn't even know existed, and immediately realizing that you "have to have it". Such was the case when I recently discovered Terry Sawchuk's 2014-15 Upper Deck Canvas card while browsing around eBay. Show More Summary

Arranging Pussy Willows

Like many of you, every year, I eagerly await those first signs of spring. And, among my favorite harbingers of the season are the pussy willows - those [&hellip...

Assorted finds from a card shop

A numbered Freese parallel - hopefully Freese has a better season as an Angel this season after being pedestrian in 2014. I find like finding the odd base card or two from a $50 pack in the quarter box - because they are a little thicker,...Show More Summary

The 2015 Presidential One Dollar Coin Proof Set

The 2015 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set™, minted at the United States Mint in San Francisco – includes four proof finish coins featuring Presidents Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson. Each obverse (heads) shows the name and likeness of a United States President, the term […]

A Vehicle in Trade!

It's not every day that I receive a card package with a car in it, but that's exactly what I found when I opened a recent trade package from Tony of Off Hiatus Baseball Cards! I opened the bubble mailer and out rolled this sweet Red Sox Humvee. Show More Summary

Four Terrific Cards

From Scott Crawford on Cards! This is the type of trade I need to find more of. I sent some cards over to Scott Crawford on Cards and received four lookers in return. No scrubs here, folks. (Not that I have anything against scrubs, exactly. Show More Summary

Rocket Rookie in the Mail!

A few weeks ago I was contacted by a reader named Jeff. I don't believe Jeff operates a blog or anything that I can link to here, but he had a whole bunch of Red Sox cards that were looking for a new home that he wanted to send over....Show More Summary

2x3 Cardinals and a Radness Update

Just a few games remain to be played in the big contest. With just the Final Four looming, it's a tight race for the top, between P00PSH00TER, brianp1913, and Homer_J_Fong23. With so many people picking Kentucky to win it all, it looks like it would be a lock for brianp1913 if Duke pulls it off. Show More Summary

A Collection of Two-Sport Athletes

Bo Jackson. Deion Sanders. Gene Conley. Danny Ainge. Eric Lindros. Charlie Ward. And did I forget to mention Michael Jordan? The list goes on and on. Jim Brown, Jim Thorpe, Dave DeBusschere, Brian Jordan, Chuck Connors. Heisman Trophy winners. Show More Summary

Homestead National Monument of America 2015 Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin

A shining testament to the fundamentals for all homesteaders. Be the first to capture this five ounce silver version of the Homestead National Monument of America quarter. It is the first of 2015 and the 26th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.  Buy It Now Image/Copy:  U.S. Mint

One Card Post - Karate Youkilis

What: 2011 Topps Marquee #51 - Kevin Youkilis Where: COMCHow Much?: $.45Why?: The more I see from the 2011 Topps Marquee set, the more I like it. For 45 cents I have to say this is probably the best image of Kevin Youkilis that I have in my Red Sox collection. Show More Summary

Sorting - collecting topics and inserts

I get self-conscious about collecting when it's mostly a solitary activity for me to hoard cardboard - I have to find ways to keep baseball cards a 'thing' so I can kind of feel like I still have some sort of purpose and not just some kook. Show More Summary

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