Topps Tins and Crowds On Baseball Cards

Earlier this year Topps released a retail exclusive series 1 “pack” of baseball cards inside collectible tins. They became extremely popular upon release and people were scooping them up trying to flip for a quick buck. Topps Tins Baseball Cards 2020 Topps Series One featured six different Major League Baseball players on the front ofContinue reading “Topps Tins and Crowds On Baseball Cards”

Jorge Soler Autograph and 2018 Cubs for a Medium Flat Rate Box of Hockey Cards

Another package that arrived last week was from a trade with Jason in New York. The trade originated from my post selling medium flat rate boxes of hockey cards for $20 shipped. There are still several of these boxes available if anyone wants one. Only $20 shipped, or I will entertain a trade for CubsContinue reading “Jorge Soler Autograph and 2018 Cubs for a Medium Flat Rate Box of Hockey Cards”

Hot Hittin Javier Baez and What MVP Did Trevor Cahill Win

Javier Baez has been in the news this week surrounding his hot bat. The bat that smacked four home runs in two games against the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the same bat that he flipped after a pop fly. The bat flip drew criticism from Pirates manager Clint Hurdle. “You watch their kid flip that batContinue reading “Hot Hittin Javier Baez and What MVP Did Trevor Cahill Win”

Chicago Cubs Top Ten List – Latest Trade Review

Today’s trade review has a different format. It will be a top ten list of my favorite cards from this particular trade. Michael from Facebook was the trade partner here, and this was my first big snafu in a trade. We agreed to swap 184 Atlanta Braves for 184 Chicago Cubs cards. There was aContinue reading “Chicago Cubs Top Ten List – Latest Trade Review”

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”

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”

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”

Woody's Winter Warmup With Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, David Ross and a Cast of Cubs

The Wood Family Foundation has been hosting Woody’s Winter Warmup since 2012. The charity event has been held at Harry Caray’s at both Navy Pier and Watertower Place in its seven years. Kerry Wood has been presenting this event on the first night of the Cubs Convention and boasts a literal all-star lineup of currentContinue reading “Woody's Winter Warmup With Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, David Ross and a Cast of Cubs”

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”

Christmas 2017 Cubs Cards

Each year since the age of five or six, Santa has dropped baseball cards under my tree and/or in my stocking. Even at age 35, Santa still finds me and brings me cards. This year, between Santa wife and Santa mom, I was gifted with both a 2016 Topps complete set and a 2017 ToppsContinue reading “Christmas 2017 Cubs Cards”