2019 Bowman Mega Checklist

Mega Mania is upon us. That’s Bowman Mega, the retail-only product that is typically sold out in one foul swoop by hoarding collectors. While there isn’t a hard-set date for the release of this year’s Mega, it’s believe to be May 22, which is when some Topps coupons have announced. Topps also released the checklistContinue reading “2019 Bowman Mega Checklist”

Cubs Package from Florida is a Throwback Thursday with Cubs Stars

Jeremy in Florida sent a box of Cubs and it brought back some fun memories with players pictures on these pieces of cardboard. Postage on this box ran $8.20, and this box would have easily fit inside a padded flat rate mailer for $7.55 or even a flat rate envelope for $6.95. That would haveContinue reading “Cubs Package from Florida is a Throwback Thursday with Cubs Stars”

Anthony Rizzo Serial Gold and Remember Olin Wick

Brian in Massachusetts sent a box of more than 500 Cubs cards, and it had some nice additions to my collection. What’s really neat is that he sent the cards in a vending box. Originally, this vending box contained 1987 Topps cards based on the stamp on top. Also inside the package was a snapContinue reading “Anthony Rizzo Serial Gold and Remember Olin Wick”

Monday Mailday With a Little Bit Of Everything

Sometimes I go a couple days without checking my PO Box. That was the case over a long weekend, and Monday I had four packages awaiting me. Doug in Idaho sent a medium flat rate box that had a little bit of everything. A couple of issues of Baseball Digest from the 1970’s captured myContinue reading “Monday Mailday With a Little Bit Of Everything”

2018 Topps Heritage Minors Giveaway

Thank you for helping me get to 5,000 followers on Twitter. In celebration, I will be giving away a hobby box of 2018 Topps Heritage Minors to one of my followers. Click the link below to fill out a survey to enter to win the hobby box of Heritage Minors. You must be following @onemillioncubsContinue reading “2018 Topps Heritage Minors Giveaway”

Friday Mailday: It Was a Good Day

Apologies to Ice Cube, as I steal his line, but Friday was a good day for Cubs fans. Kyle Hendricks pitched a gem over the Cardinals, and I received some sweet Cubs packages. As I returned home from Chicago I had some mail from Friday to open, thanks to Courtney and Michael. Courtney and IContinue reading “Friday Mailday: It Was a Good Day”

Ben Zobrist Among a 6-Pack of Cubs at Club 400

When it was first announced Ben Zobrist was appearing at a Club 400 event, I initially was going to pass. And then Stewart McVicar, owner of Club 400, announced a couple more Cubs were coming. In all, SIX Cubs would be appearing at the May 2, 2019 event. The ticket itself is a collector’s item.Continue reading “Ben Zobrist Among a 6-Pack of Cubs at Club 400”