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Surplus of Star Jerome Walton Cubs Cards

Jerome Walton was my favorite Chicago Cubs baseball player as a 7-year old during his run to the National League Rookie of the Year Award. His 1989 Upper Deck and 1989 Bowman cards still give me the warm fuzzies when I receive them in the mail.A two-package mail day awaited me on Wednesday, and itContinue reading “Surplus of Star Jerome Walton Cubs Cards”

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The Cubs Baseball Card Hits Keep Coming

Some exciting Cubs baseball card hits arrived in the mailbox on Tuesday. Three packages came, and there were some nice additions from each, including several new Cubs cards added to my collection.The three packages combined to bring in a bunch of Mark Grace baseball cards, and my 2020 count of Grace cards now numbers 89.Continue reading “The Cubs Baseball Card Hits Keep Coming”

Todd Van Poppel Played Major League Baseball For How Long?

Todd Van Poppel was the hobby darling in 1991 after the Oakland Athletics 1st round draft pick the year prior made a late season debut in Major League Baseball. Did you know Van Poppel, who many label a “bust,” actually played 11 seasons in the big leagues? More on that in a moment.Monday’s mail dayContinue reading “Todd Van Poppel Played Major League Baseball For How Long?”

Saturday Cubs Mail Day from the Leprechaun

A bubble mailer sat in my mailbox when I visited the post office on Saturday. The name on the return address did not initially ring a bell. With the Liberty Township, Ohio address coupled with the last name it started to sound familiar.I call him the leprechaun, Mike in Ohio. Why do I call himContinue reading “Saturday Cubs Mail Day from the Leprechaun”

Remember the Astrodome Sends a Box of Cubs Cards

Remember the Astrodome, a.k.a. Marc Brubaker, is a great Twitter follow and Houston Astros fan. His box of 254 Cubs baseball cards is the largest amount of Cubs cards received through three days of the new year. Because the Post Office is where I spend the third amount of my life (work and home rank numbersContinue reading “Remember the Astrodome Sends a Box of Cubs Cards”

Hard to Top the First Cubs Mailday of 2020

While only 24 Cubs baseball cards arrived on the first mailday of 2020, it was quality over quantity. More on that in a bit.On New Year’s Day I highlighted my goals for 2020. After writing them out and sleeping on it, I felt there needed to be an adjustment or addition for the One MillionContinue reading “Hard to Top the First Cubs Mailday of 2020”

One Million Cubs Project Goals 2020: The Purge

Every time consuming large project needs a refresh. The goal for 2020 will be a refresh for the One Million Cubs Project as the focus slightly shifts from the hoarding chase of Cubs baseball cards. Don’t worry: the One Million Cubs Project forges on, and the numerical goal for end of year is 500,000 CubsContinue reading “One Million Cubs Project Goals 2020: The Purge”