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”

The Tale of James Russell's Pants – A Chicago Cubs Trade Review

Another mailday brought two packages to my door. One small trade and one large trade. We will start small here with a trade that was drafted through email with Matt in Michigan. Matt sent 56 Cubs cards my way in exchange for 56 Detroit Tigers cards. The highlight here is my guy Javier Baez. IncludedContinue reading “The Tale of James Russell's Pants – A Chicago Cubs Trade Review”

2018 Topps Checklist Released, Chicago Cubs Images Inside

Topps announced its 2018 checklist this week. As expected, many Chicago Cubs cards are among those in the series 1 checklist. The flagship series 1 product is due to release on January 31. Exciting for Cubs collectors is a retail exclusive Kris Bryant subset. The 30-card highlights set will only be included in the Wal-MartContinue reading “2018 Topps Checklist Released, Chicago Cubs Images Inside”

One Great Trade Nets Autographs, Refractors, and Topps Now Cubs Cards

Preserve the Hobby has outdone himself. After an initial 100-Card trade, we upped our swap to include 250 cards. I traded 250 Mets and Pirates for 250 Cubs. Our initial trade left me feeling that I didn’t send enough, so I upped my ante in our second deal. So did he! The cards came packedContinue reading “One Great Trade Nets Autographs, Refractors, and Topps Now Cubs Cards”

Bonnie Hunt and Lou Brock and 494 More Chicago Cubs Cards

Tonight’s trade review comes courtesy of Brannon via Facebook group Keep It Real. Brannon and I also did a swap in 2014. We exchanged 496 Atlanta Braves cards for Chicago Cubs. In this box came five Javier Baez cards. And how about the “Ryno Count?” There are 17 Ryne Sandberg cards here. Much to myContinue reading “Bonnie Hunt and Lou Brock and 494 More Chicago Cubs Cards”

My Season With Javier Baez and the 2012 Peoria Chiefs

Today’s mailbox gift was a 2012 Peoria Chiefs minor league baseball card set. The 31-card set printed by MultiAd Sports was purchased on eBay for $10.58 shipped. It was purchased with part of my Christmas eBay gift card. In collecting one million Chicago Cubs baseball cards, minor league issues and team sets will be aContinue reading “My Season With Javier Baez and the 2012 Peoria Chiefs”

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”

Trade Review: Twitter's @PreserveHobby With 100 Cubs Cards

The second One Million Cubs Project trade has been completed. This marks my first ever deal through Twitter, and it was a success. My deal was struck with Twitter user @preservehobby through one of my other Twitter accounts (@setfillercards). We discussed future deals, but agreed on starting our first trade with a 100-card swap. HeContinue reading “Trade Review: Twitter's @PreserveHobby With 100 Cubs Cards”