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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”

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Tommy Likey. Tommy Sends Cubbies

Weak attempt at Tommy Boy humor with this headline. In my defense, the trade partner for today’s package of Cubs baseball cards goes by Tommy on Twitter and he lives just 90 miles from Sandusky, Ohio…setting for the movie Tommy Boy. Now it’s time to get serious. Cubs baseball card serious, which sounds like anContinue reading “Tommy Likey. Tommy Sends Cubbies”

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”

What's On My Wall Wednesday: The Cubs Ball Wall

Since I have a limited amount of walls, this piece will be for a limited time only. Tonight’s kickoff to “What’s On My Wall Wednesday,” is by far my favorite wall of my basement. It’s “The Ball Wall.” I didn’t begin collecting autographed baseballs until 2013. A few times each summer, my friend Dave andContinue reading “What's On My Wall Wednesday: The Cubs Ball Wall”

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”