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The Legend of Gary Scott and Jay Johnstone's Headwear

Monday marked a first in the One Million Cubs Project. It was my first mailday that was packaged in a Sock Monkey box. Points for style. Inside, Adam from California sent 325 Cubs cards. A unique Ryne Sandberg awaited at the bottom of the box. How cool is this?! A framed 80’s oddball Sandberg alongContinue reading “The Legend of Gary Scott and Jay Johnstone's Headwear”

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Tuesday Trade Review: New Sosa and Rizzo Refractor

Today’s trade review is courtesy of Roy, @roleiii on Twitter. I sent over some Toronto Blue Jays and Montreal Expos in exchange for 180 Chicago Cubs cards (plus one). That plus one is a new addition to the collection. A rarity to find new adds from the junk era, but since this 1989 Donruss Baseball’sContinue reading “Tuesday Trade Review: New Sosa and Rizzo Refractor”

Oddballs and Autographs: Another Great Twitter Trade

Check off another fantastic return via Twitter trade. Plenty of oddballs and great Cubs cards from Jason (@realjtcarter). Inside the bubble mailer was a book. I have many, many books on baseball. Especially Chicago Cubs books. But…”The Cubs Fan’s Guide To Happiness,” is a new one for my library. Ironically, one of the Cubs jokesContinue reading “Oddballs and Autographs: Another Great Twitter Trade”

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”