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Forum: BASEBALL 06-21-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,168
Posted By mcgoo2
So just an update, I gave into the evils of...

So just an update, I gave into the evils of grading. My BGS grades popped and the first couple should look familiar:

2011 Finest Rookie Autographs Refractors Mike Trout 9.5 10.0
2009 Bowman...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-13-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 702
Posted By mcgoo2
Normally I think sports art is cheesy but this is...

Normally I think sports art is cheesy but this is actually a beautiful piece!
Forum: BASEBALL 06-05-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By mcgoo2
Pujols hits his 600th homerun and I'm still...

Pujols hits his 600th homerun and I'm still waiting on a card commemorating his 500th.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-03-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By mcgoo2
The level of nationalism today doesn't touch what...

The level of nationalism today doesn't touch what was going on during WWII and nowadays there's exponentially more money in the sport. Both those factors are working against there being a repetition...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-02-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,855
Posted By mcgoo2
I'm insanely jealous. Congrats! At least based on...

I'm insanely jealous. Congrats! At least based on the front, it looks like a hifh PSA 1 too.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-29-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 16,692
Posted By mcgoo2
I hate baseball

I hate baseball
Forum: BASEBALL 05-29-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 16,692
Posted By mcgoo2
Looks like Buxton was pulled. Is he banged up?

Looks like Buxton was pulled. Is he banged up?
Forum: BASEBALL 05-25-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 23,682
Posted By mcgoo2
Thanks! You can probably expect a pm from me in a...

Thanks! You can probably expect a pm from me in a few months looking for the hot spots. Got to support the local economy :)!
Forum: BASEBALL 05-25-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 23,682
Posted By mcgoo2
Yeah, I'm moving out to Seattle in a couple...

Yeah, I'm moving out to Seattle in a couple months and housing costs are crazy. I'll be going from making a pretty good salary in Minneapolis (which in itself is one of the more expensive Midwestern...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-25-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,168
Posted By mcgoo2
;) But really, I'm guessing the...

;)




But really, I'm guessing the seller just didn't take great care of the card. There was sticky gunk and fingerprints all over and the shiny surface really makes it obvious.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-23-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,168
Posted By mcgoo2
I'll be $125 or so excluding the cost to ship it...

I'll be $125 or so excluding the cost to ship it there. The really crazy prices are when cards get to $5,000+. Then they force you to do same day grading which jumps the cost $300 per. Besides being...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-23-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,168
Posted By mcgoo2
That's fair and your certainly not alone on that....

That's fair and your certainly not alone on that. I personally like the Authentic tab because it's factually accurate and doesn't imply any rating whatsoever. I'm sure value-wise the Authentic label...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-22-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,168
Posted By mcgoo2
High End PSA Order Popped....Ouch!

While I'm not the biggest fan of how influential grading is in our hobby, I do like the look of PSA cases. After picking up a few cards I decided to bust open some BGS cases and submit them to PSA...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-16-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By mcgoo2
Thicker = jersey. Thinner = pants.

Thicker = jersey. Thinner = pants.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-15-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 16,692
Posted By mcgoo2
Thanks for the advice! The Archives base seems...

Thanks for the advice! The Archives base seems right up my alley.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-15-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By mcgoo2
That was only in 2009 if you believe Topps. Topps...

That was only in 2009 if you believe Topps. Topps details stadium seat Relics, offers replacements - Beckett News (http://www.beckett.com/news/topps-details-stadium-seat-relics-offers-replacements/)
Forum: BASEBALL 05-15-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By mcgoo2
Most of them are from pants and jersey numbers...

Most of them are from pants and jersey numbers weren't really a thing in the MLB until the 1930s. It isn't a surprise that there aren't many patch cards. If anything a big chunk of those with patches...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-15-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 16,692
Posted By mcgoo2
So I'm ready to buy some Sano cards. What do we...

So I'm ready to buy some Sano cards. What do we feel like are his best rookies, auto or otherwise? Are there any SPed rookies to be on the lookout for?
Forum: BASEBALL 05-09-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,104
Posted By mcgoo2
I don't really want to think about it. I rarely...

I don't really want to think about it. I rarely sell cards and box breaking is a giant money pit for anyone who doesn't spend hours sorting/selling base cards. Spending 5k on singles isn't nearly as...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-03-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,055
Posted By mcgoo2
I feel like autocorrect doesn't change...

I feel like autocorrect doesn't change Trancendent to Transgender on a phone fresh out of the pack. There's some "frequently entered words" autocorrect going on here.
Forum: Off Topic 05-02-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,838
Posted By mcgoo2
I'd assume our information was sold. The debit...

I'd assume our information was sold. The debit card wasn't a big deal (I got hit with $100 worth of Lyft rides and Lyft cancelled the account ordering them and refunded the money immediately) but I'm...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-02-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By mcgoo2
And it was made in the middle of Griffey's career...

And it was made in the middle of Griffey's career in Cincinnati so you kinda have to expect it to be in a Reds jersey. Still an awesome card.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-01-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By mcgoo2
I never got a message from Blowout either but I...

I never got a message from Blowout either but I think this data breach was why I got hit with some unauthorized charges last week. Mine was with Lyft so it seems like the hacked info was sold. The...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-30-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,504
Posted By mcgoo2
I mean, if you got a card that sold for $125,...

I mean, if you got a card that sold for $125, that's going to equate to a case hit in a lot of "case hit" situations. Good luck getting $125 for whatever 1/1 printing plate you pull from Triple...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-30-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,504
Posted By mcgoo2
Welcome to breaking all high end products. Enjoy...

Welcome to breaking all high end products. Enjoy your ride.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-30-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,504
Posted By mcgoo2
I actually prefer Panini over Topps for baseball...

I actually prefer Panini over Topps for baseball for higher end stuff. I wouldn't mind them getting a license as long as it isn't an exclusive.

Also, you shouldn't take what some of the posters...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-26-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 46,913
Posted By mcgoo2
I sold mine for $1,250 about a month ago. I don't...

I sold mine for $1,250 about a month ago. I don't doubt it's gone up since but if it actually hits $3k there's some serious manipulation going on.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-25-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 26,013
Posted By mcgoo2
There are definitely refractor version in the...

There are definitely refractor version in the sense that they're refractor stock but it doesn't seem like there's any difference between refractors and base otherwise. I'm starting to think Topps...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-25-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 26,013
Posted By mcgoo2
I'd ask to see the back of the card. That back...

I'd ask to see the back of the card. That back corner damage wasn't an isolated event.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-23-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 26,013
Posted By mcgoo2
Supposedly limited to 50 copies with there being...

Supposedly limited to 50 copies with there being seemingly no distinction between the refractor and chrome version. That back issue on the one up for auction is common for some reason. I bought one...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-23-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By mcgoo2
Suspicious timing...

Suspicious timing...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-23-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 23,682
Posted By mcgoo2
I guess that's what happens when you spike you...

I guess that's what happens when you spike you cleats and put the fear of god into opponents... Also, being the best player of the entire dead ball era helped.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,349
Posted By mcgoo2
Not for long! :p I'm going to be crossing over my...

Not for long! :p I'm going to be crossing over my BGS Hope Diamond to PSA pretty soon here.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-14-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,677
Posted By mcgoo2
I've eaten toasted grasshopper just to try them...

I've eaten toasted grasshopper just to try them and they're okay. It's tough to get over the idea that you're eating an insect in it's entirety. I have no qualms with eating bug meat but the idea of...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-09-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 23,682
Posted By mcgoo2
Personally, I go: 1) Bowman Draft 2)...

Personally, I go:

1) Bowman Draft
2) Finest
3) Sterling
4) EEE
5) Platinum

Finest and Sterling are the two nicest looking cards with Finest getting a nudge because it's on card. Draft isn't...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-04-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,340
Posted By mcgoo2
Great looking card! Congrats!

Great looking card! Congrats!
Forum: BASEBALL 04-03-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,928
Posted By mcgoo2
No but if it has been happening for years and...

No but if it has been happening for years and years, I wouldn't complain about it every time they step on the field. Better yet, it wouldn't prevent me from going to the game.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-03-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,928
Posted By mcgoo2
I think this will be really cool for National...

I think this will be really cool for National Treasures.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-02-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 46,913
Posted By mcgoo2
Really? I've seen a lot of streaking but I...

Really? I've seen a lot of streaking but I haven't seen evidence of fading before. Doesn't mean that's not the case, though. Do you have an example?
Forum: BASEBALL 04-02-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,668
Posted By mcgoo2
Wasn't the whole buyback insertion called the...

Wasn't the whole buyback insertion called the "Ultimate Card Giveaway"? They should have cleared this up or used different language at release but I think it's pretty clear now that the "Ultimate"...
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