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My Matsui Conversion

My Matsui Conversion

One of the most wonderful things about being a sports fan is the undying loyalty that exists. Everybody has their favorites and everyone wants to believe that their favorite teams… Read more »

My Favorite Cards

My Favorite Cards

The obvious next question begs, I suppose, what are my favorite cards that I have in my collection? Some answers are obvious: I have rookie cards of my all-time favorite… Read more »

Rating My Collection of Wrestling Biographies

Rating My Collection of Wrestling Biographies

Along with collecting sports cards and memorabilia, I also have an extensive collection of pro wrestling biographies. I’m not much of a wrestling fan any longer, actually, ever since the… Read more »

A Few Simple Tips to Make eBaying Work Better

A Few Simple Tips to Make eBaying Work Better

I talk a lot about eBay because I get the majority of my single cards from the popular auction website. I wasn’t quite what one would consider a charter member… Read more »

Royals Fans: Enjoy Eric Hosmer While You Can

Royals Fans: Enjoy Eric Hosmer While You Can

Kansas City Royals fans should catch Eric Hosmer while they can. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees are just biding their time, waiting for Hosmer to become eligible for arbitration and/or… Read more »

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Topps Series 1

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Topps Series 1

With the launch of Series 2 of the 2011 Topps Baseball set, I thought I would go back and review Series 1. Series 1 was a challenge for subset collectors…. Read more »

Parts Unknown: Collecting Action Figures

Parts Unknown: Collecting Action Figures

My collection of action figures is nearly as impressive as my collection of cards. Among them are dozens of McFarlane figures, along with Starting Lineups, the smaller, plastic figures that… Read more »

George Brett: A World Class Jerk

George Brett: A World Class Jerk

My first foray into the world of autograph collecting didn’t go so well. I was at what was then known as Baseball City, FL, just south of Orlando, for a… Read more »

The Art of Autograph Collecting

The Art of Autograph Collecting

I still kick myself when I think back to my youth in San Bernardino, CA, when a rookie phenom named Ken Griffey, Jr. would routinely stop and sign autographs after… Read more »

Parts Unknown: An Introduction

Parts Unknown: An Introduction

We older folk are always reminiscing about how the old times were so good, while youngsters roll their eyes, wondering how we ever got along without computers, video games or… Read more »

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