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Set blog – 1964-65 Topps Tall Boys

When I first set this site up, one of the projects I wanted to tackle was a hockey set, much like I was seeing done elsewhere on the net for baseball. I wrote a few entries, interspersed with whatever else … Continue reading

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Tall Boys #6 – Terry Sawchuk and the goaltending carousel

It’s not really surprising that the chatter in Toronto would move seamlessly from lockout talk to goalie talk.  In Toronto, at least to some extent, it is always about the goalies.  Even in those brief, shining moments where we’re all … Continue reading

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Gilles Tremblay – Tall Boy #2

The end of the season is nigh.  Tonight will mark the end of a lengthy Stanley Cup drought for someone, either Boston (who haven’t won since ’72) or Vancouver (joined in ’70-71 and haven’t won one at all).  This follows … Continue reading

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Pit Martin – Tall Boy #1

Good thing the Jays bats came alive last night, otherwise I’d be looking about as grim as Pit Martin does on this card.  It’s a good thing I didn’t have any money riding on any of last night’s hockey games.  … Continue reading

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