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One Million Cubs Project Fan Favorites

Topps Archives has Fan Favorites autographs each year in its release. I’m a fan of these because it’s not the same old retired players that appear year after year. I would love to see some different former Cubs appear, but I digress. This Mailday post is going to feature the One Million Cubs Project FanContinue reading “One Million Cubs Project Fan Favorites”

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Billy Williams Coin Card and I’ve Been Hudson'd

Hudson’d – meaning a Cubs trade package includes a 2012 Triple Play Orlando Hudson baseball card. This particular card is the most often mistaken for Cubs card in all my trades. The 2012 Triple Play Orlando Hudson has been sent to me more than a dozen times. It does look appear to be a CubsContinue reading “Billy Williams Coin Card and I’ve Been Hudson'd”

2019 Topps Heritage Minor League Checklist

Topps Heritage Minor League releases Wednesday September 25. Here is this year’s checklist. 2019 Topps Heritage Minor League Base Checklist 1 Wander Franco 2 Melvin Adon 3 Michael King 4 Moises Gomez 5 Aramis Ademan 6 Brandon Marsh 7 Ryan McKenna 8 Brailyn Marquez 9 Matt Vierling 10 Alejandro Kirk 11 Jonathan Ornelas 12 RyanContinue reading “2019 Topps Heritage Minor League Checklist”

Christmas in September from SoCalHobbyClub

Christmas came in September. My buddy, Andy, the Ryan McMahon super collector, told me he was going to be sending the next package of Cubs baseball cards around Christmas. Much to my surprise a package from him came Monday. Inside were some 2019 Topps Pro Debut Cubs that I didn’t have. A couple of MiguelContinue reading “Christmas in September from SoCalHobbyClub”

Nearly 2,000 Cubs Cards Delivered on Friday the 13th

Before I headed down to Rosemont on Saturday morning for the Larry Pogofsky All Star Challenge Softball Game, I wanted to get a current count of Cubs baseball cards for my Cubs Card-O-Meter. Well, I did get an updated count from the three packages that were delivered on Friday: 342,150. However, I didn’t have enoughContinue reading “Nearly 2,000 Cubs Cards Delivered on Friday the 13th”

Meeting the Cubs and White Sox at the Larry A. Pogofky All Star Challenge

The crossroads of Interstate 90 and Interstate 294 in Rosemont, Illinois is beginning to become a very familiar place. For those that attend the National Sports Collectors Convention, you too are familiar. It’s also right next to O’Hare International Airport, and as my wife knows this exit for the many outlet malls nestled between theContinue reading “Meeting the Cubs and White Sox at the Larry A. Pogofky All Star Challenge”

Cubs Baseball Card Mailday from A to Z

This was a post I wanted to make last week, but the Mailday included a bunch of new cards for my collection. The idea is to highlight a Cubs Baseball Card from each letter of the alphabet. It would take a box of cards that included some variety, and that box arrived this week. MoreContinue reading “Cubs Baseball Card Mailday from A to Z”

Eleven Packages and Almost 4,000 Cubs Baseball Cards in my Post-Europe Mailday

My mail was held for 11 days as my wife and I traversed through The Netherlands and Belgium. Last year, when we went to Italy I had 17 packages filled with Cubs baseball cards waiting for me. I didn’t expect that many packages as I would be gone a few less days, plus I hadContinue reading “Eleven Packages and Almost 4,000 Cubs Baseball Cards in my Post-Europe Mailday”