The Singles Mixer: My favorite recent baseball purchases

I started the Blast From the Packs series to talk about my experiences opening actual packs of cards and essentially reviewing the sets they come from, but over the past month or so, the majority of my “allowance money” has been going toward purchasing single cards — colloquially referred to as singles — on eBay… Read More The Singles Mixer: My favorite recent baseball purchases

Blast From the Packs: 1992 Upper Deck Baseball, a photography master class

When I look at the portion of my sports card collection I kept from when I was a kid, I see some patterns that reveal my tastes at the time. In football, I loved athletic, scrambling QBs who could wind their way out of the pocket for a first-down themselves or uncork an absolute bomb… Read More Blast From the Packs: 1992 Upper Deck Baseball, a photography master class

It will be mine: Topps Project 2020 Frank Thomas (by Oldmanalan)

Topps has been doing this really cool line of limited-run cards all year called Project 2020. The idea is they’ve contracted with a wide variety of pop artists, fashion designers, graffiti/street artists, tattoo artists, graphic designers, etc., to create imaginative re-vamps of classic cards from the Topps lineup across the decades. Each card is a… Read More It will be mine: Topps Project 2020 Frank Thomas (by Oldmanalan)