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30 Years Later: 1988 Score Box Break

What a year we had in 1988. Doug Williams led the Washington Redskins to a Super Bowl XXII victory while winning the game’s MVP. The end of 1988 saw the United States elect George H.W. Bush its 41st President. In between, we watched the Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, and Winter Games inContinue reading “30 Years Later: 1988 Score Box Break”

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Bulk Trade Brings In Over 1,600 Cubs Cards, Several New Additions

A filled up USPS flat rate box is a very welcoming site on my door step. On Friday, another one landed filled with Cubs baseball cards courtesy of Jenny in Minnesota, via Twitter trade. Over a week each of us sorted are cards to fill up a medium flat rate box. I sent out MinnesotaContinue reading “Bulk Trade Brings In Over 1,600 Cubs Cards, Several New Additions”

Custom Cubs Cards Courtesy of Rookies App

Until 2014, I was an Android user. The iPhone had tempted me, but enough to take the plunge. I used Mac computers for three years at my previous job and never did get used to their quirks. That was a big reason why I stuck with Android. Then the Rookies App drew my attention. ForContinue reading “Custom Cubs Cards Courtesy of Rookies App”

Trade Review: Another 364 Chicago Cubs Cards Courtesy of a Twitter Trade

Check off another succesful Twitter trade. The baseball card community on Twitter has been tremendous and will be an asset to collect one million Cubs cards. Andrew Armstrong reached out for a trade and we agreed upon a swap of roughly 400 cards. I sent off a box of Detroit Tigers and a handful ofContinue reading “Trade Review: Another 364 Chicago Cubs Cards Courtesy of a Twitter Trade”

Cubs Convention 2018: Starting It Off With Bill Buckner and Ray Burris at Club 400

Club 400 is a magical place in Lake in the Hills, Illinois. As you drive into the neighborhood the outside looks unassuming. Visitors enter through a garage. It’s a garage. Simple, just like yours and mine. You walk into the mud room. Washer and dryer, just like yours and mine. And then…. You descend uponContinue reading “Cubs Convention 2018: Starting It Off With Bill Buckner and Ray Burris at Club 400”

Cubs Convention 2018 Preview

For the fourth consecutive year, I will be making the trek to Chicago’s downtown Sheraton for the annual Cubs Convention. After a career in radio (no money) and Division I college Athletics (no time), I made a career move that allowed me time each January to attend the convention. Year one was amazing and itContinue reading “Cubs Convention 2018 Preview”