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2017 Topps Bunt value pack recap

It might nice to bust several packs, a blaster or even a full box on the cheap of a current year product like Topps Bunt [or Topps Opening Day] - where I rip a bunch of packs and end up with stacks of cards to sift through without worrying so much about getting hits. Show More Summary

2017 Topps Opening Day pack breaks

It looks like a fresh box was open on the counter and while I really turn my nose at this more cutesy, 'flagship-lite' alternative - I wanted to bust some packs and for a dollar each, was there anything to lose? Pack one #189 Todd Frazier...Show More Summary

Angels Topps stamped buyback cards

These dingy old Topps cards add wrinkles to my Opening Day collection - the Topps buyback stamps make the cards a curiosity of sorts [even if the cards are literally fillers] and depending on a specific card or player, I might seek them out on impulse. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2015 Topps Opening Day #75

Sometimes you just gotta let it go. Who is he? Jimmy Rollins is in his 16th major league season as a shortstop, a mainstay of the Phillies teams throughout the ought years and beyond. The Phillies are a team that was very successfulShow More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2015 Topps Opening Day #179

It's been awhile. Who is he? David Robertson is a modern relief pitcher. He spent his career coming up in the Yankees organization and ascended to the closer role last season. He's always pitched very well, but will likely be relegated to asterisk status as the guy who was the first Yankees closer that wasn't named Mariano in decades. Show More Summary

2015 Topps Opening Day blaster recap

Even though there are a handful of fun inserts I should be eating up - for me, Opening Day is kind of just exist as sort of filler. Many of the cards came fresh out of the packs with the corners smashed - I guess I get what I pay for, but it's a waste of a cheap and fun break if I have to send more than half of the cards back to Topps. Show More Summary

One Card Post - Shiny Ortiz

What: 2014 Topps Opening Day Blue Holofoil Parallel #51 - David Ortiz (#'d /2014) Where: COMCHow Much?: $1.30Why?: Shiny. Red Sox card I didn't have. I guess that's about it. Wow, apparently it doesn't take much to get some of my hobby money. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2012 Topps Opening Day #43

The only thing missing from the Wild Card Game is a devilish game show host. Anyway, playoffs -- go! Who is he? Angel Pagan is an outfielder with a strangely self-contradictory name. After finally breaking in with the Cubs as a part timer, he became a fixture for the Mets (who originally drafted him) who relied on his speed. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2014 Topps Opening Day #7

Something something evil empire something. Who is he? Jacoby Ellsbury stole a base once. America stole tacos. Thanks to this amazing fast food promotion during the 2007 World Series, the speedy former Oregon State outfielder Ellsbury made himself a household name. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2014 Topps Opening Day #132

What a pain in the neck. Literally. Who is he? Prince Fielder is the son of former All-Star and prolific home run hitting first baseman Cecil Fielder. Like his father, Prince is also an All-Star first baseman and prolific home run hitter. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #115

One of the worst performing players in professional sports will be making around 15 million dollars a year through 2017. Who is he? "Bossman Junior" Upton is the oldest of the Upton brothers, gaining notoriety as a key member of the Tampa Bay Rays during a couple of playoff runs. Show More Summary

Analog Pack Break

Tearing open wrappers is indeed satisfying. Topps Bunt may be all the rage these days (is it, though?), but there's nothing like trading cards that you can touch and feel. I'm not the biggest Gypsy Queen fan as it's something that usually comes and goes during a time that I am focused on other things. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2014 Topps Opening Day #120

We meet again, old friend. Who is he? Shin-Soo Choo is an offensively talented outfielder than the Reds tried to stick in center field last season after acquiring him from Cleveland. He responded with his best year at the plate since 2010, but was immediately exposed as a horrible choice for his defensive position. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2014 Topps Opening Day #212

Opening Day has come and gone, and all we're left with is the cards. Who is he? Mark Trumbo has quietly become one of the game's premiere sluggers. He hit his 100th career HR this past Sunday. How did he get here? After signing JoshShow More Summary

2014 Topps Opening Day pack recaps

Pack one#1 Mike Trout#61 Yonder Alonso#BO-9 Joe Mauer - Breaking Out insert #25 Torii Hunter - Opening Day Edition parallel serial #'d 0781/2014#28 Kyle Seager#57 Andrelton Simmons#201 Tony CingraniPack two#63 Starling Marte#98 JoseShow More Summary

2014 Topps Series I blaster recap

I was going to pick up a 2014 Topps Opening Day blaster since I've seen a few random breaks and it looks like cheap fun with assorted inserts to be pulled - along with possible autographs and even image variations. However, the guaranteed...Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2012 Topps Opening Day #135

We are getting so close to baseball season again. So close! Who is he? Josh Reddick is an outfielder who has become more known for his beard than his actual play on field. This isn't usually a good sign for a player's usefulness. Reddick...Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 1974 Topps Traded #330T

Daylight Savings is approaching! So is Opening Day! Who is he? This man hardly needs an introduction. This Hall of Fame hurler was a 10-time All-Star and threw a no-hitter at the height of his powers. He spent most of his career with the Giants, which makes this card a strange little anomaly. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2012 Topps Opening Day #49

What will 2014 be like for the outed PED users? Who is he? Melky Cabrera is a Dominican born outfielder who toiled in mediocrity for much of his career as an outfielder until he randomly became an All-Star in 2012, playing for his 4th team in as many seasons. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #90

Airbrushed Fridays: The Evening Edition Who is he? Son of former major leaguer (and Cardinal) Steve Swisher, Nick is a free swinging and free spirited outfielder. After coming up with Oakland, he saw a resurgence in his career when he joined the Yankees, making his first All-Star team in 2010 and winning a World Series ring. Show More Summary

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