Secret (Santa 2020)

Note from Secret Santa 2020

What a year. Hobby-wise, this has been a pretty decent year for me. Thanks to the Trading Card Database…

Cardpocalypse Like Sugar

Sweet! Tim from Cardpocalypse held some weekly Cardpocalypse contests

The Tide is High(ly Subjective and Completely Arbritrary)

One part of the fantastic current wave of hobby blog giveaway…

Gratitude (to A Cracked Bat)

Mail day from A Cracked Bat

First off, I’d like to give a big thanks and Stadium Fantasium standing ovation to Julie…

(National Baseball Card) Day Tripper

Most group breakers offer spots in group breaks of cases or boxes…

Games People Play (on Trading Card Database)

We all love hosting/participating in various contests on the hobby blogs, right?…

Pleasure and Pain (A Review of 2020 Topps Series 1)

2020 Topps Series 1 Jumbo Box - Side view

It took a couple of weeks but I’ve finally got this review done. I actually got myself a Jumbo box of 2020 Series 1 on the day the product was officially released (Wednesday February 5). Busting this box was both awesome and disappointing, mostly because…

Something (from A Cracked Bat)

Mail day from A Cracked Bat

Mail Day from A Cracked Bat Happy Valentine’s Day! Last month, hobby blogger extraordinaire Julie of A Cracked Bat posted a boatload of images of baseball cards that she was offering up free for the asking (limited to nine cards per person). So I went…

Don’t Get Me Wrong (Topps)

2020 Topps (cropped screenshot)

(Edited 2/13/2020) If you’re like me, you can’t wait for Topps Series 1 to be released. (In case you didn’t know, Topps Series 1 official release date is Wednesday February 5th.) Besides opening up the packs and beginning the process of building the set, I…

Night Owl (Cards)

Continuing the Backlog of Cards Sent to Me From Generous People series of blog posts…

Happy (“Season of Giving” – Nachos Grande)

Note from Nachos Grande

Last month I was happy to receive a package of cards in the mail from

Do You Remember (the Astrodome)

Mailday from Marc (Remember the Astrodome)

Back in December, I made a rather sizeable trade on Trading Card Database with Bru of the Marc Brubaker blog (formerly Remember the Astrodome). I sent Marc some ’90’s oddball cards (1990 Jumbo California Sunflower Seeds, 1993 Upper Deck Denny’s Holograms, 1996 Denny’s Holograms, a…