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100 card blister repack

I haven't busted any sort of repacks in a while - the Albert Pujols card piqued my interest, even if I should have left the $3.99 blister at the card section.Section 1 of the blister2012 Topps Heritage Jayson Werth #HP 46 - retail black...Show More Summary

Four Cards in Five Words or Less

Minimum verbosity. Inka binka, bottle of ink. Always injured. Two-time All-Star. Best player in the NL.Thanks to 2x3 Heroes for another mighty fine PWE!

The Ultimate Hockey Card Set - Card #44

Wow, has it really been nearly two years since I last selected a card for my Ultimate Hockey Card Set? Since it's been a while, I'll give you the quick breakdown on what this is. The rules are simple, I'm building a virtual franken-set of all the best cards in my collection by number. Show More Summary

Last Call for Trade Bait

Get 'em while I got 'em! I was thinking I wasn't quite getting the response I was hoping for with my Trade Bait link and haven't updated it in awhile. It turns out that part of the lack of response could be that the link has been broke for who-knows-how-long. Show More Summary

Featured autograph - Bill Singer

I picked this autograph through the SCN fs/trade section for $5 along with a group of 10 other in-person autographs I needed for specific card sets - I'm not really into buying autographs, but I'll pick up a few impulsively if I canShow More Summary

Thorzul Group Break Results

Any time you wind up with a serial numbered Chuck Finley card, things are golden. Late in the spring, Thorzul held a group break where he divvied up a bit lot of craziness that he purchased online. I haven't participated in many group...Show More Summary

Signature Sundays - "Just When I Thought I Was Out...They Pull Me Back In!"

If you check in here even occasionally, it should be no secret to you that the Panini Classics Signatures autographs were my absolute favorite hockey cards released during the 2012-13 collecting season. They were really my number one...Show More Summary

Joe Thatcher

I've had a couple of his cards in my San Diego Padres 'autograph book' until he was sent to the Arizona Diamondbacks at the trade deadline in 2013 - now part of the Angels after another trade that sent him to the Halos with outfielder Tony Campana, maybe an opportunity opens up to get him to sign my cards.

Yet Another PWE from Douglas

While I don't get to trade as frequently as I'd like to, Douglas from Sports Cards from the Dollar Store is certainly one of those people I'd consider a member of my "inner trade circle". He regularly goes out of his way to pick outShow More Summary

Jason Grilli

I thought Grilli was a journeyman who was out of baseball years ago - but he's actually pitched with the Pittsburgh Pirates for parts of the last four seasons until being traded to the Angels. An All-Star last year, he struck out out...Show More Summary

Independence Day!

The United States of America celebrates 238 years of existence today. I hope everyone here in the States enjoys the day and takes a few moments to reflect on how lucky we all are. I couldn't think of a more appropriate card to post from...Show More Summary

eBay Bargain Hunting!

I've seen a few posts from other bloggers out there who troll eBay and place bids on some of the cheapest cards they can find that include free shipping. Sometimes it can work out quite nicely, and you can end up with cards shipped to your house for mere pennies. Show More Summary

The Pleasure Principle

Ricky Wright, 1987 Topps Here is Ricky Wright. Here he is again: Now, I know what you're thinking: What was the exact date that catcher Wes Westrum caught three fouls in one inning? "Wait," you say, "that wasn't the date I was thinking. Show More Summary

Random cards

During some down time 'at work,' I was hanging out next to some guys going through a discarded shoe box of cards - a person who didn't want the box of cards gave them to someone else who was going through the cards with three others to see if they could find any useful ones they needed [with the rest being given away to kids]. Show More Summary

Trading with Waiting 'til Next Year

Cards were exchanged. Good times were had by all. I'm "celebrating" the first night where it's officially too warm to cool down my dwelling properly, and I thought I'd pull out some more cards to scan and file away. P-Town Tom sent over...Show More Summary

Clearly Amazing

Quality you can see through! This was another Listia pickup, something that I spent far too few credits on for it to be worth it to the seller. Things like this make me feel a little bit bad. Even though he shares space with a couple...Show More Summary

40 random cards out of the dime box

I spent about 45 minutes digging through a dime box - there was no rhyme or reason with many of these finds, just perhaps trying to make something out of my cameo at a card show that I stop by once in a while.1982 Topps Ty Waller #51 - Chicago Cubs Future Stars feat. Show More Summary

Signature Sundays - Perreault, Bower & Goulet

Getting towards the finish line here with the 2012-13 Panini Classics Signatures autographs that I have to show. Today I've got three members of the Hockey Hall of Fame: Gilbert Perreault played his entire 17-year NHL career for the Buffalo Sabres franchise. Show More Summary

Suckered In - The Final Three Packs

Time to finally finish this 10-pack discount box from Target off. It took me two entire months to get through the thing, not too shabby for $10. Today's post features the final three packs, starting off with 2012-13 Score... I thought...Show More Summary

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