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Fantasy Football Team on Cardboard

  I think I did alright and already won my first game since neither I nor my opponent have any players in the Monday Night double header.  The league I play in has 12 teams and the usual rules. I think I had 7th or 8th pick, anyway here’s how it turned out in no [...]

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2001 Upper Deck Decade Steve Garvey Game Used Bat

Featured Card – 2001 Upper Deck Decade Steve Garvey Bat

I’m a Dodger Fan and growing up, I was and still am a Steve Garvey fan, even though he went to the Padres. Steve Garvey incidentally, is a super nice guy in person and has always taken the time for a little chat during his autograph sessions. I grab Garvey cards here and there, yes [...]

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Topps Archives 2012 Baseball

Review – 2012 Topps Archives Baseball

I do like the retro stuff as many of you know so I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a new hobby box of Topps 2012 Archives Baseball. Like Topps Heritage line of products, Archives features current players on retro designs. Archives, however, takes that theme further and adds several different designs from the [...]

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Topps 2012 Gypsy Queen Baseball

Review – 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball

Just playing catch up here with all the new releases in sports cards, and all the championship games going on here on the home front (Lakers, Kings, and Clippers). I picked up a hobby box of Topps Gypsy Queen baseball the other day as I really liked the product last year. Check out last year’s [...]

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Collecting Golf Cards

When talking sports cards, probably the last sport that comes to mind is golf.  (If you were thinking curling, I’m eagerly awaiting a set devoted to just that!).   A quick peak at ebay shows that over 14,000 cards are currently up for grabs in the golf sports card category. Actually, sports cards dedicated to the [...]

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New Offerings from Upper Deck

Upper Deck has released details on their latest NHL offerings. 2012 Goodwin Champs features the retro feel we’re used to and has some real potential to reach collectors outside of the usual group of hockey fans. One card that’s sure to attract boxing fans and pop culture collectors alike features a Mike Tyson autograph. Tyson [...]

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Manning Upper Deck 1998 Rookie Card

Peyton Manning – Free Agent Rookie Cards

I think the writing was on the wall last year as far as Peyton Manning’s future goes. And yes it’s true the Indianapolis Colts were surely need Andrew Luck to take the helm of the struggling NFL franchise. But now what happens? Where will Peyton go? Or a better question is, where will his rookie [...]

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1934 Batter-Up Ollie Bejma PSA

Cards back from PSA

They are back! Ok I just got the cards I sent off to PSA back and I must say I have mixed reviews. Just to recap, I selected a few cards from my collection and try to guess what the graders would pick based on the condition that I felt they were in. Some were [...]

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Box Break – 2011 NFL Graded Card

Box Break – 2011 NFL Graded Card

Collecting graded cards allows us to have some pretty good assurance that the card we have is genuine. In addition, if the card receives a high enough grade, it can also significantly increase the value. One of the downsides is the fact that it can be rather expensive to submit cards to any of the [...]

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Box Break – 2011 Signa Cuts Football

Box Break – 2011 Signa Cuts Football

I’m not sure if opening a box that contains only one card counts as a box break, but I found a good price for one of these boxes and to tell the truth, I’m not disappointed. For those of you new to the hobby, a “cut” signature is an autograph that has been literally cut [...]

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