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Sports Card Collectors Guide to the eBay DSR Rating System

Sports Card Collectors Guide to the eBay DSR Rating System

Posted 18 August 2011 | By | Categories: Sports Card Talk | No Comments

In Spring of 2008, eBay released a new sellers rating system called Detailed Seller Ratings – or, DSRs for short. It has since led to the beneficial results for some, and the untimely downfall of others who sell on eBay. Buyers have the ability to rate their sellers honestly on a five star scale (1 […]

When Good Jockeys Go Bad

When Good Jockeys Go Bad

Posted 16 August 2011 | By | Categories: Sports | No Comments

A fight for the ages that I wished I have seen.  I mean who wouldn’t want to see two Jockeys fight.  Yes that is right two Jockeys.  I’m not talking about WWE fighting, I’m talking a punching match broke out after the Breeder’s Cup last year. Jockey Calvin Borel leaned toward Javier Castellano, pointed, and just […]

Bryce Harper Rookie Card Plans Announced By Topps

Bryce Harper Rookie Card Plans Announced By Topps

Posted 21 October 2010 | By | Categories: Baseball Cards Wax | No Comments

Topps has revealed its initial plans for the # 1 Draft Pick in this years draft, Bryce Harper.

2010 Topps Chrome Baseball Wrapper Redemption Program Announced

2010 Topps Chrome Baseball Wrapper Redemption Program Announced

Posted 30 September 2010 | By | Categories: Baseball Cards Wax | No Comments

Topps has announced that for every 24 hobby pack wrappers of 2010 Topps Chrome Baseball redeemed to them, collectors will receive an exclusive 3-card pack of Topps Chrome Rookies & Legends variation cards. In addition, every tenth 3-card pack will feature short printed refractor versions. The deadline for submissions for the promotion is 2/28/11. The […]

Returning To My Collecting Roots With Base Cards

Returning To My Collecting Roots With Base Cards

Posted 25 September 2010 | By | Categories: Sports Card Talk | No Comments

I remember it vividly. Sitting at my desk during recess with a couple of kids, shoe boxes piled high with singles from 1989 Pro Set and Upper Deck, trying to do the unthinkable – complete the base set. It was a tall order. Grabbing a couple packs home from practice, exasperated that yet again I couldn’t pull one of the few I needed. However at the same time, giddy with joy that I had pulled the one card that I knew a kid at school sought, and could flip for one or two of my missing links I knew he had.

My Adam Wainwright Themed Box Breaks

My Adam Wainwright Themed Box Breaks

Posted 22 September 2010 | By | Categories: Baseball Cards Wax | No Comments

Adam Wainwright is really tearing things up this year. He’s put together another huge season, already accumulating a staggering 18 wins with more opportunities still to come. If you follow baseball even casually you know that the young flamethrower is one of the top pitchers in all of baseball. Considering the fact that he is […]

Football is in the Air

Football is in the Air

Posted 10 September 2010 | By | Categories: Sports | No Comments

Football starts tonight! Saints versus Vikings going to be a good game that’s for sure. Hanging with the guys tonight to watch the game. What could be better beer, chili and football? Oh so nice that Mr. Favre came out of retirement just so that we could have a true rematch from last season. But […]

The Razor Baseball Card Bubble

The Razor Baseball Card Bubble

Posted 13 July 2010 | By | Categories: Sports Card Talk | No Comments

Not only did I buy countless boxes of 2008 Razor Signature Series, I even threw down about $500 buying Razor Metal singles, which were available for purchase exclusively by the single on eBay.

Law and Disorder

Law and Disorder

Posted 22 June 2010 | By | Categories: Rants | No Comments

I know this is a sports card blog but from time to time I’m going to veer off in a different direction. I apologize in advance and promise to keep these rants to a minimum. With that said here I go.

2010 Topps Chrome Football – A Chromie’s Dream Come True?

2010 Topps Chrome Football – A Chromie’s Dream Come True?

Posted 18 June 2010 | By | Categories: Football Cards Wax | No Comments

The first details from 2010 Topps Chrome Football are out and this early October release looks sweet.