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Thursday, May 31, 2012

New Era

Tyler Pastornicky has been sent down, It's the beginning of the Andrelton Simmons era in Atlanta.


I'm just wondering... is it going to be like this:


Or this?


(I probably worry too much)

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

January Vintage Show Top 20 - #4 Awwww, come ON.

You all know I'm rather fond of the 1972 Topps set. This might be the best card in the whole shebang.


I don't need to write nothin' about this card. A picture says a thousand words. This one's at least 2500. I don't know where the heck the ump that made that call is right now, but I'm booing him. Booooo! How can you make a call like that?! Wherever Clemente thought that pitch was, that's where it was. You suck, ump.


The card itself looks like it was run over by an office chair, but who the hell cares. It's Clemente with one of the best card photos of all time. The back of this card makes me wonder about the other obsessed team/player collectors out there. Do collectors of Tom Seaver and Tony Oliva fell their collection is incomplete without the full color puzzles of their players from the '72 High series? If so I feel for 'em. '72 high numbers are a pain in the ass, I don't even wanna think about finding all those puzzle cards.

Here's the complete list of Top 20 posts. See if you can guess what cards are coming up!

#20 - Wantlist Fail Part 1
#19 - Dollar Box Gem
#18 - At Least He's a Hall of Famer Now
#17 - Thurman Inaction
#16 - Cocktail Hour
#15 - Kid Stuff
#14 - Clubbed Cub
#13 - Cheapest High Number I Could Find
#12 - '59, Dude!
#11 - Look at the Whistler
#10 - Heartbreaking Taunt
#9 - '54 Ford With a Beat Up Chassis
#8 - King of the Bums
#7 - Joy of a Completed Page
#6 - HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP FIVE?!?!
#5 - Oh, because this one is...
#4 - Awwww, come ON.
#3 - Admit It, You Knew This Was Coming
#2 - Wantlist Fail Part 2
#1 - Feat of Clay

A little help please

There are two things I hate like damn - not having time to post regularly, and not knowing the answer to a card-related question. Today I am going to try to kill two birds with one stone with this post.

Mario over at The Wax Morgue has a question: what the hell card is Jose Canseco ruining in this photo?



When Mario first tweeted this question, I was all "I got this". Then I took a good look and I don't got this. Here's a blowed up picture of the card:



Someone needs to get all CSI up in this bitch. ENHANCE! Can anyone out there figure out what card this is?

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Joy of a Completed Team Set - 1985 Topps

I quit the blog for good for about the 78th time this morning but it's evening now and I've had beer so I'm back. My collection is a complete disaster as far as organization goes, but last week I took a little time to get some of my Braves binders in order. My main focus with my Braves collection has been Topps Team sets, but I've only really paid attention to the ones from 1979 and earlier. Anything from 1980 - forward I just sort of assumed I had all the cards from those sets already even if I didn't quite know exactly where they were located. I still don't know where they are all located, but I at least know which ones aren't in the binder now. A few sets are all present and accounted for, and I'll try to show them off on the weekends since no one ever reads then anyway. Here's the first of many - a complete team set of 1985 Topps with Traded cards.

How the hell do you go from Joe Torre to Eddie Haas

 While I didn't really like the set when it first came out, I have to say that at the very least the Braves team set looks slick with the blue borders on the '85 design.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

The Allen Ginter Project : Card #29 - N32 The World's Racers

Last night I was having major motivational problems. Wednesdays are now essentially Fridays for me now with the added bonus of getting to chase kids all weekend. So to say I was not really interested in doing anything productive after a week of work is an understatement. I stared at an unfinished vintage post for quite a long time before giving up and watching some science program on PBS. I came back to the post after enriching my mind and still drew a blank. Speaking of drawing, meh. No sketch cards were created last night. No art of any kind was created unless ponies hastily scribbled counts. It was Merry Archivesmas on the blogs and Twitter, and honestly the set does nothing for me. Short prints in Archives? T'ain't natural. So last night was pretty crummy all around. UNTIL....

Failing in my attempt to write a post languishing in my draft folder since January, I decided to plumb the depths of my abandoned posts and found an interesting one from 4/14/09. Yep, over 3 years ago. Remember when I was trying to complete a type set of original Allen & Ginter cards but got down to a few scarce cards and then quit eBay because they were shoving PayPal up our butts, thus eliminating the only place I ever found original Allen & Ginter cards and stymieing my quest even though it didn't matter anyway since I was unemployed and broke? No, you don't. Not even people who were reading the blog regularly in 2009 remembers that. Hell, I barely remember that. Anyway, I found an interesting post from 2009. Guess what?

PONIES.

THAT'S WHAT.


I'm slowly but surely realizing that my unnatural pony obsession has far deeper roots than I originally thought. Here's a card from 1890 featuring the racehorse Tristan. The card was inserted in Kinney Bros. Cigarettes, a company best known for their Sweet Caporal brand. Kinney had three horse racing sets in 1890: N229 Famous Running Horses (American), N230 Famous Running Horses (British) and N231 Great American Trotters. Tristan here's a Brit from the N230 set.


25 little ponies gets you one big fat 8 X 10 cabinet card of a full fledged horse. Horse racing was a very popular pastime in the late 19th century and there were a handful of trading card sets produced at the time. Including...


Allen & Ginter's N32 The World's Racers set featured 50 famous racehorces. There was no larger sized 2 7/8 x 3 1/4 inch version of the set as is the case with several A&G sets, but there is an album (A18) full of champion ponies. As usual, Allen & Ginter have some of the nicest lithography on their cards. Sadly this card is slightly spoiled by one of the most unfortunately placed stains in the history of carddom. If you don't see it, I'm not pointing it out.


The Kinney and A&G checklists overlap quite a bit, but Kingmate and Tristan are unique to their sets. Might be unique, period. The other two big two Tobacco card manufacturers, Duke and Goodwin had their own equine inserts, but Duke focused on breeds of horses instead of racers and Goodwin's set is so scarce I can't find a checklist. To this day I can't find a damn thing about Kingmate online, but Mad Guru e-mailed me a nice bio on Tristan a looooooong time ago. Belated thanks to Mad Guru for a cap to this very belated post.

And now here's some obligatory pony music for a post about perfect stallions.



Hey, I didn't force you to click play, did I?

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

January Vintage Show Top 20 - #5 Oh, because this one is...

Ok, Time for vintage. Here's an old card.


Gawd, this card is a mess. Giant crease, the corners are garbage, big stain right on the top, it's an oddball set, what the hell is up with those borders? Ugh.


OH WAIT. It's a 1960 Fleer Ted Williams card. Guess how much I paid? Here's a hint: the price starts with "Five" and ends in "bucks".

Just think, there's four more cards to go!

Here's the complete list of Top 20 posts. See if you can guess what cards are coming up!

#20 - Wantlist Fail Part 1
#19 - Dollar Box Gem
#18 - At Least He's a Hall of Famer Now
#17 - Thurman Inaction
#16 - Cocktail Hour
#15 - Kid Stuff
#14 - Clubbed Cub
#13 - Cheapest High Number I Could Find
#12 - '59, Dude!
#11 - Look at the Whistler
#10 - Heartbreaking Taunt
#9 - '54 Ford With a Beat Up Chassis
#8 - King of the Bums
#7 - Joy of a Completed Page
#6 - HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP FIVE?!?!
#5 - Oh, because this one is...
#4 - Awwww, come ON.
#3 - Admit It, You Knew This Was Coming
#2 - Wantlist Fail Part 2
#1 - Feat of Clay

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012

May Vintage Show Top 10 - Honorable Mention

I promised I'd finish up the January show top 20 this week, but..... I've been up since 6:30am and have done nothing but work and chase ungrateful kids all day. I've got about 10 minutes to breathe now, which is not long enough to do a decent post, but is enough to whip up something real quick. Here's a card that didn't quite make it into the top 10 from last weekend's show (mainly because I couldn't think of a good angle for a post when I was making the list) but is still quite nice.

So when I got to the card show I had a game plan ready to go. Then I fumbled, and balked, and stuff I was expecting to be there wasn't, and I panicked a bit, and then I sucked it up, and got it together, and made some bold moves and came out of the show with a big win. A lot of the stuff I thought I'd focus on (1954-56, 1960 and 1972 especially) didn't work out at ALL so I improvised. One way I improvised was by deciding to collect three new things that I wasn't focusing on before. That's right! If you can't find something you want at a show, decide you want something different! This card right here is the first official pickup of a new player collection.


'64 Topps Pitching Leader card. No I'm not collecting Whitey Ford. I also remember the 1991 World Series so I ain't collecting no Twin. That's right! I'm hoarding Jim Bouton cards now. I have already accumulated a small stack of Boutons more or less by chance, but now it's Official. So far I've got a small pile of vintage cards, some recent cards from Legends sets, a relic card and 3 of his books. Not looking forward to the '62 High number rookie but a League Leader card is well in my budget. Jim seems a little miffed to be listed after Camilo even though they tied with 21 victories apiece, but it would look kind of odd if he was just staring out into space on the left side of the card. The Chairman of the Board gets the top all to himself. that's what you get with 24 wins, folks.



The nice thing about these '64 Leader cards is that the backs list so many players you have stats for practically half the league on one card. This back is a little disappointing because there's a large blank space on the card that could have been filled if it weren't for the copyright line. There's still plenty of names to gawk over on the back. The card's a little water damaged but still in presentable shape. I think my 'I'm officially snagging every card I can of this player' list now stands at Chipper Jones, Jason Heyward, Yogi Berra, Mark Lemke, Jim Bouton and... well, that's another post.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Card Show Post-Mortem

Card show's over. It didn't go exactly as planned, but I was able to pick up a few doozies. I went with Quality over Quantity this time picking up 16 cards in total. Not enough for a Top 20 list, but once I post the Top 5 from the last show next week I'll do a Top 10.

Here's how my card show goals turned out as illustrated by ponies:

1) I have a very short list of cards that I will blow my whole wad on if I can find one.  Didn't blow my whole wad but CHECK



2) Pick up at least 1 card I need for my 1953 Topps set.  CHECK



3) Attack my Vintage Braves team set needs. CHECKITY CHECK CHECK CHECK



4) Snag a pile of cheap fillers for my '54-56 Topps sets. FAIL 



5) Look for cards for my '60, '63, '65, '71 and '72 sets. - Mostly fail except for one huge CHECK



6) Find one really good non-sport card. EPIC WIN



7) Grab an unexpected bargain like the '58 Musial I am too lazy to link. CHECK


8) Be on the lookout for cards for my fellow bloggers. FAIL. I tried, but couldn't find anything before time ran out.


So all-in-all a good show and he'll probably be coming back by August or September. Since you made it this far through a gauntlet of Ponies, here's one of the pickups from today:



1967 Topps Woody Woodward. One of those dang high number cards you have to have for a team set. Picked it up cheap and in pretty good condition. You'll have to wait for the rest, I gotta get some sleep tonight.

January Vintage Show Top 20 - #10 Heartbreaking Taunt

CARD SHOW TODAY!

Click here for an image of the postcard and some ponies.

Click here for a map. It's at the Courtyard Marriott off Delk Road in Marietta. Right off I-75, can't miss it.

I'll be there today, sometime between noon and 3. I might maybe possibly be there on Sunday as well but don't count on it. If you see me there, just say "1953 Topps is 20% Cooler" and I'll draw you a pony. I'll be the guy in the Barves shirt.

Since it 's card show day that means I need to have a game plan. Today's plan in order of importance:

1) I have a very short list of cards that I will blow my whole wad on if I can find them. There's a small chance it could be a very short card show for me.
2) Pick up at least 1 card I need for my 1953 Topps set.
3) Attack my Vintage Braves team set needs.
4) Snag a pile of cheap fillers for my '54-56 Topps sets.
5) Look for cards for my '60, '63, '65, '71 and '72 sets.
6) Find one really good non-sport card.
7) Grab an unexpected bargain like this one.
8) Be on the lookout for cards for my fellow bloggers.

That last goal leads into today's post.


Here's a 1951 Topps Andy Pafko blueback card. As many of you know, Matt of Heartbreaking Cards of Staggering Genius is rather obsessed with Pafko cards. So when I found this blueback for $3.50 it was a win-win. I could either trade it off to Matt for some goodies, or put it in my own '51 Topps collection and taunt him mercilessly with it. Muahaha!


So I e-mailed Matt, he jumped at the chance to get a blueback Pafko and won an auction for a different '51 Topps card...


Matt got his Pafko and I got the last '51 Topps Redback I needed for my team set. No taunting necessary! Unless you get back to me in the next half hour, I can't take requests for today's card show. But if you have a desperate need for a vintage card, say a 1965 Kahn's Bill Virdon card perhaps, post it in the comments and if I am able to revisit the show on Sunday I'll keep a look out for you.

NEXT WEEK: The kickass top 5 from the last card show while I sort out the cards from today's card show!

Here's the complete list of Top 20 posts. See if you can guess what cards are coming up!

#20 - Wantlist Fail Part 1
#19 - Dollar Box Gem
#18 - At Least He's a Hall of Famer Now
#17 - Thurman Inaction
#16 - Cocktail Hour
#15 - Kid Stuff
#14 - Clubbed Cub
#13 - Cheapest High Number I Could Find
#12 - '59, Dude!
#11 - Look at the Whistler
#10 - Heartbreaking Taunt
#9 - '54 Ford With a Beat Up Chassis
#8 - King of the Bums
#7 - Joy of a Completed Page
#6 - HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP FIVE?!?!
#5 - Oh, because this one is...
#4 - Awwww, come ON.
#3 - Admit It, You Knew This Was Coming
#2 - Wantlist Fail Part 2
#1 - Feat of Clay

Thursday, May 17, 2012

January Vintage Show Top 20 - #6 HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP FIVE?!?!

Ok, if I ignore the cards I skipped and do three posts a day today and tomorrow, I can knock out the Top Six cards from my January Vintage Card Binge before I go buy more cards on Saturday.

TRIGGER WARNING: A lot of you are going to be very angry that this card is not in the top 5. I'm sorry. This was a tough damn choice for me. I promise that you will only see epicness from here on out. Imagine an alternate universe where we all have 6 fingers on each hand and use a base 12 number system. This card is definitely worthy of the Top 6 in that universe. Ok, here we go:


Stan The Man Musial. Arguably the best ballplayer alive. His Rookie card is in the 1948 Bowman set. Can you believe this is his first Topps card? Stan was in a few Bowman issues in the early '50s, then when Bowman went away, he signed a contract with Rawlings. Apparently Topps wouldn't pay him enough until they finally ponied up the cash in 1958 and get him in the final series of '58 Topps. Stan is visible in Topps team cards in 1951, 1956 and 1957 though. This is the first real Topps card of Stan, although his first base card (not subset) is in '59 Topps.


Even though this is an All-Star subset card, it does have Stan's 1957 stats on it so I think this counts. Damn, he torched the Giants that year. This is not a terribly rare card, high numbers from 1958 are not hard to find. Also, this card is actually triple printed. Stan and Mickey Mantle both were triple printed in the high number series in '58 which might be why it sold so well. You can get your own Stan Musial "First Topps Card" for not all that much scratch if you really want one. This one set me back a fiver.

Here's the complete list of Top 20 posts. See if you can guess what cards are coming up!

#20 - Wantlist Fail Part 1
#19 - Dollar Box Gem
#18 - At Least He's a Hall of Famer Now
#17 - Thurman Inaction
#16 - Cocktail Hour
#15 - Kid Stuff
#14 - Clubbed Cub
#13 - Cheapest High Number I Could Find
#12 - '59, Dude!
#11 - Look at the Whistler
#10 - Heartbreaking Taunt
#9 - '54 Ford With a Beat Up Chassis
#8 - King of the Bums
#7 - Joy of a Completed Page
#6 - HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP FIVE?!?!
#5 - Oh, because this one is...
#4 - Awwww, come ON.
#3 - Admit It, You Knew This Was Coming
#2 - Wantlist Fail Part 2
#1 - Feat of Clay

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

January Vintage Show Top 20 - #7 Joy of a Completed Page

All righty then. A while back I showed off the cheapest '53 high number I could find. This one was slightly more expensive but I needed to pick it up. Behold Morris Martin of the Philly A's.


I love '53 Topps but the solid background cards seem a little cheap to me. They remind me too much of crappy '52 Topps cards. The paintings are still cool and all, It's just... I dunno. I want to see paintings of the grandstands with old outfield ads I guess. I passed up on Morris more than once until I realized I HAD to get him this time.


Morrie had arm problems in '52 but managed to pitch 58 games in '53 for the A's and hung around the league for 10 years as a reliever. It's actually a miracle he ever pitched at all as he served as an engineer in World War 2, fought in D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge and was wounded several times. Considering Morrie caught shrapnel in his pitching hand and almost lost his leg in the war he had a damn fine career. And he got to play on the same team with a guy named "Pecky".

So who did I have to get this card? I noted a few cards on my want list as "must gets" for a certain reason. This reason:


Joy of a Completed Page of 1953 Topps High Numbers including a Hall of Famer. Morrie might be the best looking card on that page, plain background and all!

Here's the complete list of Top 20 posts. See if you can guess what cards are coming up!

#20 - Wantlist Fail Part 1
#19 - Dollar Box Gem
#18 - At Least He's a Hall of Famer Now
#17 - Thurman Inaction
#16 - Cocktail Hour
#15 - Kid Stuff
#14 - Clubbed Cub
#13 - Cheapest High Number I Could Find
#12 - '59, Dude!
#11 - Look at the Whistler
#10 - Heartbreaking Taunt
#9 - '54 Ford With a Beat Up Chassis
#8 - King of the Bums
#7 - Joy of a Completed Page
#6 - HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP FIVE?!?!
#5 - Oh, because this one is...
#4 - Awwww, come ON.
#3 - Admit It, You Knew This Was Coming
#2 - Wantlist Fail Part 2
#1 - Feat of Clay

January Vintage Show Top 20 - #9 '54 Ford With a Beat Up Chassis

Yyyyyyyeeeeaaaaaahhh... There ain't no way I'm going to post all these things before the card show this weekend. I'll just accelerate my pace of one card every 4 weeks. Here's one of the things I love the most: a 1954 Topps card of a Hall of Famer in absolutely dreadful condition.


One thing that '54 Topps did really well was balance the small action photo with the larger portrait photo. That is not the case with this card. Topps balanced TWO action photos beautifully on this card! The large posed color action shot of Whitey about to pitch perfectly frames the small posed black and white photo of his follow through. It even looks like tiny Whitey is stepping off the O in his big color jersey. It's beautiful! Ok, it looks like a middle school scrapbooking project that was done the morning it was due, but that's the true beauty of 1954 Topps. Pretty much all the cards look like that.


Let's parse the back here a bit. First of all "Whitey's" name is put in "quotes" no less than "two" times. Topps could have called him "Edward" but no one has ever called "Whitey" Ford "Edward" ever, not even his "Momma". So if any of you all think "unnecessary quotations" are a "recent invention" then you should "think again".

The stats on the back confused me at first. Whitey Ford had as many walks as strikeouts? A WHIP pushing 1.5? Then I realized this was his first full year as a Yankee starter. This is actually his third year card, preceded by issues in 1951 and 1953.

A few observations about the cartoon. First, in 1949, Whitey played in Binghamton, not Kansas City. He wasn't in Kansas City until 1950, the year of his Debut with the Yanks. The sleazy looking Yankees executive in the second panel may be Yankee GM George Weiss. I thought about making a "Whitey" joke here but thought better of it. Look up George Weiss, you'll figure it out. The last cartoon panel is fantastic. You wouldn't think a baseball on the shoulder and a whoosh line would effectively convey a batter striking out badly, but in this case it somehow does.

I think I picked this one up for five bucks. That's going to be my default price for anything I can't remember since I know I picked up quite a few superstar cards for five a pop. If you think that's not a great price for a card in this crummy condition, check out this:

1954 Topps #37 - Whitey Ford - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

That sucker is listed for $58.50.  Aww yeah, I did good.

Here's the complete list of Top 20 posts. See if you can guess what cards are coming up!

#20 - Wantlist Fail Part 1
#19 - Dollar Box Gem
#18 - At Least He's a Hall of Famer Now
#17 - Thurman Inaction
#16 - Cocktail Hour
#15 - Kid Stuff
#14 - Clubbed Cub
#13 - Cheapest High Number I Could Find
#12 - '59, Dude!
#11 - Look at the Whistler
#10 - Heartbreaking Taunt
#9 - '54 Ford With a Beat Up Chassis
#8 - King of the Bums
#7 - Joy of a Completed Page
#6 - HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP FIVE?!?!
#5 - Oh, because this one is...
#4 - Awwww, come ON.
#3 - Admit It, You Knew This Was Coming
#2 - Wantlist Fail Part 2
#1 - Feat of Clay

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

2000 Donruss Greg Maddux

Scanned just for Night Owl, who says he doesn't want it.



WELL YOU GOT IT ANYWAY TAKE THAT DODJAH BOY

And since this blog has devolved into a knee-jerk reaction to a certain Dodger blog, here's this:
1984 Donruss is the most overrated set since '52 Topps. The photography is terrible even for Donruss standards and the little swooshy things did not age well. 1985 Donruss beats it up, takes its lunch and then goes on a picnic with its sister. Plus you can get the Mattingly for 10-15 bucks now anyway.
And I am unanimous in this. 

Monday, May 14, 2012

January Vintage Show Top 20 - #8 King of the Bums

Seeing how the next Vintage show is in four days, the countdown aspect of this series is out the window for the time being as I want to post this stuff quickly. And by quickly, I mean slap down some random ramblings, post it and regret the whole thing a couple days later. TEN TIMES BY FRIDAY. The bad news is I will likely fail to post everything before I end up with a new pile of cards to post. On the other hand if I finally go through with my threat to blow all my dough on just one card for once I'll still have some post fodder. I'll knock 'em out eventually though. I always do. At least so far. And if I drop dead and am unable to post anything else I won't really care anyway. Only the good die young though, and I've been enough of a complete jackass on Twitter lately to extend my lifespan a few years at least. I wonder if assholes live longer because they have more fun?

Ok, everyone just skip over that last paragraph. Why did I even write that? Here's a purdy old Bum from 1955.


Johnny Podres of the Brooklyn Dodgers. On a 1955 Topps card. Now what happened in 1955? Oh yeah,  the only World Championship Brooklyn would ever get. and Johnny pitched the clinching shutout.



Johnny didn't exactly make the Yankees his cousins that day as he gave up 8 hits, but the Yanks weren't able to score. I wasn't planning on getting any 1955 Topps at the show but this one popped up and it just had to come home with me. The card has some problems but looks really nice for a '55. At least a '55 in my collection. The only real issue is that it's miscut and you get a tiny sliver from the next card over on the sheet. Eh, who cares. at least it's in one piece. It was dirt cheap because of the miscut so hooray for production issues! I've forgotten most of the prices but it wasn't more than two or three bucks. And it really does look nice in person. Everything fits nicely on the card. Johnny's mug on the left  is balanced with the high leg kick booting the Dodger logo into space on the right. Lotsa bright, primary colors on there too. This is a damn nice looking card! Well done, 1955 Topps layout dude. The card should probably be a little more iconic than it is, at least among non-Dodger fans.

Here's the complete list of Top 20 posts. See if you can guess what cards are coming up!

#20 - Wantlist Fail Part 1
#19 - Dollar Box Gem
#18 - At Least He's a Hall of Famer Now
#17 - Thurman Inaction
#16 - Cocktail Hour
#15 - Kid Stuff
#14 - Clubbed Cub
#13 - Cheapest High Number I Could Find
#12 - '59, Dude!
#11 - Look at the Whistler
#10 - Heartbreaking Taunt
#9 - '54 Ford With a Beat Up Chassis
#8 - King of the Bums
#7 - Joy of a Completed Page
#6 - HOW THE HELL IS THIS NOT IN THE TOP FIVE?!?!
#5 - Oh, because this one is...
#4 - Awwww, come ON.
#3 - Admit It, You Knew This Was Coming
#2 - Wantlist Fail Part 2
#1 - Feat of Clay

Little Green Postcard

VINTAGE SHOW IMMINENT


SO HAPPY

Egophiliac did this
Egads! The 18th is this weekend!

I dunno who did this
Better catch up on posting the cards from the last Vintage show...

Sunday, May 13, 2012

mmmmmmm... Pie

EPIC PIE!



Also the Braves signed former prospect Felix Pie to a minor league deal for organizational depth.



(this guy was a big deal in 2003. right, prospectors?)

Friday, May 11, 2012

no posting, reading

I am so far behind in everything I could possibly be behind in that I just don't give a crap anymore so instead of working or writing or cleaning or sorting or organizing or washing or trimming or drawing I'm reading. And it's a good one too.



Sometimes you just need a beer and a good book.

Update: just read the Niagra Falls chapter and I don't really care to read about America anymore. Gonna sort some cards and watch the Braves instead.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Packages inna mail

for:

Nathan



Paul


and Richard


I hope to have another one of these posts up tomorrow.