Archive for the 'Collectables' Category

When you love something this much, you don’t want to let it go.

The quirks of a then-new form of baseball card.

How a chewing gum company packaged cards with … taffy!

Do we have more answers than questions? Of course we do!

As always, we have more answers than questions.

Once again, we have more answers than questions.

Ruminations regarding old cardstock.

How do you top this? You don’t.

There’s at least a little left that’s new to say about the Bambino.

What if someone as bonkers as Mike Veeck created bobbleheads for MLB teams?

It’s not the destination that matters, the author finds. It’s the journey.

In the first of two parts, the author finds more that matters than list prices.

Braves-Pirates on the schedule, plus a live look-in

Once again, Richard buys a pack of Topps and shares what he finds inside

The many sides of the other side of baseball cards.

On the intersection of competition, obsession, and tragedy

Richard buys a his annual pack of Topps to see what knowledge can be found inside

Looking through a pack of baseball cards to see what history can be found in Topps’ 2011 set.

The 1980 Topps set had it all: cool action shots, plenty of colorful characters and numerous cards of retiring players. This week’s “Card Corner” brings all of those elements together in one unusual package.

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