Monthly Archives: February 2013

Fun with old (British) football

I haven’t spoken of it much, but my lockout-inspired dalliance with the EPL hasn’t stopped despite the return of the NHL and the pending start of real baseball.  I’ve made great strides on my 1975 Topps set and am well … Continue reading

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So why exactly are hockey checklists so expensive?

Both of these cards are checklists from 1966, both produced by OPC (despite the fact that both say “Topps” on them).  One is a first-series baseball checklist, the other is first-series hockey.  I don’t have production numbers, but based on … Continue reading

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Good thing Bobby speaks for himself

I’ve been up to my eyeballs and any thoughts of a richer post today went up in smoke when the snowstorm hit and brought hours of shoveling in its wake.  So in lieu of anything thoughtful, I offer this.  This … Continue reading

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