A few days ago I received a package in the mail. It was a 550 card lot of 1979 Topps. This will be my first attempt to build a pre-1980 set. As a kid, I never had many cards from the 1970’s. This was due to me being a kid and kids tend like what is hot now, not yesterday’s stars.Continue reading “Set Building Into A New Era”
I have been making my way through the 1980’s of Topps sets starting from 1989. My current build is 1986 Topps, a set that holds the least nostalgia than any of the 1980’s sets. While I do not hate the 1986 design, it’s definitely not my favorite.Continue reading “Set Progress: 1986”
I cannot believe it has been almost seven months since my last post. But as I look at how busy things have become over the last seven months, then yeah… I can believe it.
School started almost a month ago for my son, which has forced a lot of things to settle down around here. Earlier bed times, less running around, etc. With this extra time, I have decided to purge a lot of my cards.Continue reading “The Great Card Purge”
The title says is all. After not being able to attend either the spring or fall shows in the last few years, I was able to make it to the 2019 spring Chicago Sports Spectacular show.Continue reading “The Chicago Sports Spectacular Was Spectacular”
Usually when I open up a box of cards I am hoping to be able to get as close to a complete set as possible. I was excited to be gifted a box of 2019 Topps Heritage in hopes of tackling the set. About half way through I knew I was lucky.Continue reading “Luck Was On My Side”
I was contacted by Tim about a possible trade. He had some Twins and was looking for Cleveland Indians and Pittsburg Steelers. Luckily for me, I was able to get a nice stack of his favorite teams together and he sent me a nice stack of Minnesota Twins.Continue reading “Mail Day From Tim”