Browsing posts tagged: collecting
Spring Break for Tribecards!

One of the biggest advantages of being in education: Spring Break. My family and I are enjoying a few days together in Hot Springs, Arkansas during our Spring Break. Of course, I will be on the hunt for some cardboard goodness to bust open and share wi…

Feeding the Cardboard Addiction

I left the office and headed out to lunch. I stopped at Walmart because I wanted to see if they had the charging/headphone adapter for my iPhone 7. They did not. Our Walmart has a Subway in it, so I figured I would just eat there since I was already in…

Shaping up the collection for 2015 – A resolution-free zone

New Years resolutions have a bad connotation with me. It
seems like people say they are going to do things this year and then a week
later, it’s forgotten about. You just spent a few bucks on a gym membership, and
you are never going to use it a…

Looking back on 2014 – so I missed a resolution or two

Another year of collecting is gone. My hobby and my regular life have merged. I collect baseball cards. I make baseball cards. I collect baseball cards I make.

Yet, I still want more. I want ALL the baseball cards.

One would think that seeing car…

Rickey Henderson 1987 O-Pee-Chee

Rickey Henderson 1987 O-Pee-Chee A few weeks ago I showed off my Wade Boggs card from the 1987 O-Pee-Chee baseball card set. Well, I have scored another card from that same set for another PC that I am working on. … Continue reading

Bo Jackson 1989 Topps

Bo Jackson 1989 Topps What a horribly boring card of one of the most exciting players in the game from that era. Bo Jackson could do it all – hit for power, run like the wind, and electrify the crowd … Continue reading

Bo Jackson 1991 Fleer

Bo Jackson 1991 Fleer The BRIGHT and BOLD Yellow frame of this card works extremely strong.  But, I have to say that it works very well with the team colors of the Kansas City Royals. Check it out: And just … Continue reading

Baseball Card Show Review

Baseball Card Show Review I was able to hit up the local card show on Saturday, and I really don’t want to sound spoiled or like a pessimist, but I am just not getting as much enjoyment out of the … Continue reading

Bo Jackson 1988 Donruss

Bo Jackson 1988 Donruss An absolutely fantastic looking baseball card, with a horrible border!!! The picture used of Bo Jackson on this 1988 Donruss card is exactly what I remember when watching the dynamic Jackson at the plate.  Quick wrists, … Continue reading

Baseball Card Show On Saturday!!!

Baseball Card Show On Saturday!!! 4th Saturday of the month means one thing, and one thing only to this collector – BASEBALL CARD SHOWWWW!!!!  YES!!!! I am ready for this one, that’s for sure.  2 of the dealers that I … Continue reading

Bo Jackson 1988 Fleer

Bo Jackson 1988 Fleer Come on Fleer… Here is one of the most exciting, young players in the sport and you opt for this terribly boring picture to give us in your 1988 issue? Shame on you!!

Bo Jackson 1990 Donruss

Bo Jackson 1990 Donruss The Blue of Bo’s Royals uniform looks great in this picture.  And while this card was issued in 1990, the Powder-Blue takes me back a few more years to the early 1980′s when that color was … Continue reading

Happy Anniversary Rickey Henderson!!!

Happy Anniversary Rickey Henderson!!! On this day in 1991 Rickey Henderson became the All-time leader in stolen bases.  As Rickey passed Lou Brock with steal #939 of his career, it was obvious to all watching live and on television that … Continue reading

Bo Jackson 1990 Fleer

Bo Jackson 1990 Fleer While far from stunning, the 1990 Fleer baseball card design does look pretty good when matched with the team colors of the Kansas City Royals. Specifically, the Yellow border and nameplate and how they are a … Continue reading

Baseball Card Show On Saturday!!!

Baseball Card Show On Saturday!!! I’m not going to get this one wrong again…  Saturday is the 4th Saturday of April and that means one thing to this collector – BASEBALL CARD SHOW at the mall!! And I will be there to … Continue reading

1988 Fleer Superstar Specials – Card #634 – Tony Gwynn & Vince Coleman

1988 Fleer Superstar Specials – Card #634 – Tony Gwynn & Vince Coleman “Hitting King And The Thief” Tony Gwynn and Vince Coleman are two players who can impact a game in different ways.  Gwynn can do it with a … Continue reading

Bo Jackson 1987 Fleer

Bo Jackson 1987 Fleer For a baseball card that features one of most exciting young baseball players from that time, Fleer sure did make a horrible choice in their photo selection of Bo Jackson for this 1987 issue. They did, … Continue reading

It Is Now Time To Get To Work!!!

It Is Now Time To Get To Work!!! Research has been done… Checklists have been created… Player Collection page has been updated… It Is Now Time To Get To Work!!! I’ve got cards to buy, scans to take, posts to write, … Continue reading

Former Slugger Jose Canseco Skips Boxing Match, Sends Twin Brother To Hard Rock Event

Former Slugger Jose Canseco Skips Boxing Match, Sends Twin Brother To Hard Rock Event BY LUIS F. SANCHEZ lfsanchez@elnuevoherald.com Former baseball slugger and Miami-Dade resident José Canseco is at it again. A representative of the firm Celebrity Boxing confirmed Sunday … Continue reading

Baseball Card Show Purchase #9 – Jose Canseco 1986 Topps Traded ROOKIE CARD!!!

Andre Dawson was recently being interviewed on the local sports radio station.  The topic of the conversation was the very young, and very talented Florida Marlins outfield. Dawson was excited to work with the guys, and I have to imagine … Continue reading