Browsing posts tagged: Bowman
Repack Bang or Bust? Part 2

let’s get back to that repack I opened last week.2012 Topps Opening DayOnly one of two packs from the 21st century and a bust. At least I pulled a serial numbered blue parallel.1991 BowmanIn one sense, this pack was a bang. I ‘needed’ every card in the…

Random Cards from My Collection #81

I haven’t done this for awhile. Since I’m a giant nerd I use a random number generator in an Excel spreadsheet to generate cards for a post like this.Card #7,217: 1996 Collector’s Choice Silver #24 Matt LawtonThe Silver parallel had a facsimile signatu…

’04 Bowman Sterling Auto Contest!

This contest is for a Lincoln Holdzkom 2004 Bowman Sterling First Year Card Auto.  Holdzkom played eight years in the minors for the Marlins, Cubs, Red Sox, and Pirates.  In December, 2015 he passed away from a car crash.  Good luck!!! Contest Details: This contest will end Friday, February 3, 2017 @ 8:00 p.m. EST. […]

The Green Grass of Baseball

I’ve probably told this story in the blog before. How I saw my first in-person baseball game when I was 8 or 9 years old at Philadelphia’s old Connie Mack Stadium. My strongest memory of that game was coming through the tunnel and seeing how green the …

Phillies ’07 Bowman Auto Contest!

Pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training next month.  This contest is for a Andrew Carpenter 2007 Bowman Prospect Auto.  Good luck!!! Contest Details: This contest will end Friday, January 13, 2017 @ 8:00 p.m. EST. To enter, please leave a comment in this post. You can enter once per day. The winner will be […]

Trammell ’16 Bowman Draft Auto Contest!

This contest is for a Taylor Trammell 2016 Bowman Draft Chrome Auto.  Good luck!!! Contest Details: This contest will end Friday, December 30, 2016 @ 8:00 p.m. EST. To enter, please leave a comment in this post. You can enter once per day. The winner will be selected at random. Please provide a valid e-mail […]

Dawson ’16 Bowman Draft Auto Contest!

This contest is for a Ronnie Dawson 2016 Bowman Draft Chrome Refractor Auto #’ed/499.  Good luck!!! Contest Details: This contest will end Saturday, December 24, 2016 @ 8:00 p.m. EST. To enter, please leave a comment in this post. You can enter once per day. The winner will be selected at random. Please provide a […]

What do baseball players like?

“What do baseball player’s like? is often a question that can often be found on the backs of baseball cards. Not such a useless hobby after all. Let’s try to answer this question using a pack of 2015 Bowman I recently acquired in a repack box.Anthony R…

Phillies Prospect Auto Contest!

Anyone remember this dude?  If this were 2004 you’d be going nuts right now.  This contest is for a Greg Golson 2004 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects Chrome Auto.  Greg Golson was a top prospect to pull at the time.  Unfortunately this Round #1 draft pick didn’t live up to the hype.  He still plays […]

Braves ’16 Bowman Inception Auto Contest!

This contest is for a Hector Olivera 2016 Bowman Inception RC Auto.  Good luck!!! Contest Details: This contest will end Saturday, October 8, 2016 @ 8:00 p.m. EST. To enter, please leave a comment in this post. You can enter once per day. The winner will be selected at random. Please provide a valid e-mail […]

2016 Bowman Platinum

This is not a bad looking set, if you like foil-board cards. I don’t particularly so I don’t buy much of this product. Topps didn’t produce a 2015 set and I can’t say I missed it. The 2016 set is only going to be available at Walmart for some reason. I…