Monthly Archives: March 2011

Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Part 1

It’s only in thinking about it that I’ve come to realize this, but OPC almost never airbrushed the pictures in their cards. If the image on an OPC card has been airbrushed, it’s an image they got from Topps. OPC’s … Continue reading

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Gerry Ehman and the Comeback of 1959.

52 years ago tonight, March 11, 1959, the Leafs had a home game they really needed to win if they wanted to keep their playoff hopes alive.  Facing first-place Montreal, they got pounded 6-2.  This loss put them 10 games … Continue reading

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Focus – let’s have one. I hear they’re good.

Every blog needs a raison d’etre, and one thing that has stopped me from writing too much on this site was that I had no real focus other than “things that don’t really make sense to post on PPP,” which … Continue reading

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