Welcome back to The Singles Mixer, an occasional feature where I write about a few notable sports card singles I’ve either added to my collection recently. This time around, I’m going to dig through my football (American version) collection to highlight some cards in advance of the start of the 2021 NFL season. Since I… Read More The Singles Mixer: Football’s back, baby!
As the 2020 NFL season draws to a close, I thought back to one of the only current-year football products I opened recently, something I had never even heard of: SAGE Hit football. As part of one of those eBay wax pack grab bags I purchased in the fall, I received this nondescript white cardboard… Read More What did you SAGE? Hit High Series 2020 Football blaster box
I won’t pretend to be an expert on using eBay, but I’ve been successful in the last month or so tracking down affordable boxes of old sports cards; grab bags of random packs of sports cards; and single cards of favorite players, including rookie cards (actually, they’ve mostly been rookie cards). I’ve learned a few… Read More Blast From the Packs: How I use eBay to buy sports cards
Have you ever seen something like this in the trading card section or the toy section of a store and wondered what the hell it is? It’s usually between 5 and 20 bucks, and it purports to have a certain number of cards (usually between 30 and 80) and a pack or two, and sometimes… Read More What’s in the box? Checking out a Fairfield repack
When I was collecting sports cards as a kid, I collected each of the four major American sports at the time: Baseball, basketball, football (American style) and ice hockey. My interest in each sport would wax and wane with the seasons, but I would say most of the time, baseball and basketball jockeyed for that… Read More Blast From the Packs: Football then, football now-ish
How did I end up opening 30-year-old packs of baseball and football cards from Canada? It’s all thanks to the magic of eBay!… Read More Blast From the Packs: Clearly Canadian