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Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 682
Posted By Tom Oates
I'm not buying the "wound tighter" theory. If the...

I'm not buying the "wound tighter" theory. If the ball was wound tighter it would take more string to obtain the same diameter. Then the ball would weigh more and it would easily be detectable. It...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-21-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By Tom Oates
Hell, I want to do a Target sweep and dump the...

Hell, I want to do a Target sweep and dump the mega boxes at $100 profit per!

T
Forum: BASEBALL 06-21-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By Tom Oates
I think I saw one on the shelf at Target. HOLY...

I think I saw one on the shelf at Target. HOLY MOLY just looked at completed auctions. Lot of three bowman Mega Boxes sold for $375 plus $25 shipping!!!

Time for a target run!!!

T
Forum: BASEBALL 06-21-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By Tom Oates
Sorry, I've been off of the Bowman band wagon for...

Sorry, I've been off of the Bowman band wagon for about six years. What makes the mega boxes so popular? I know the 2015 had Kris Bryant. What's driving 2017 popularity? I'm assuming Cody B. is in it...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 06-16-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Tom Oates
Topps still trying to milk the Omar Vizquel gravy...

Topps still trying to milk the Omar Vizquel gravy train. It's over!
Forum: BASEBALL 06-15-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,004
Posted By Tom Oates
Removed from the list. Tom

Removed from the list.

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 06-15-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,054
Posted By Tom Oates
<< Edit - Double Post >>

<< Edit - Double Post >>
Forum: BASEBALL 06-15-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,054
Posted By Tom Oates
Here are a few I have not seen in the thread yet....

Here are a few I have not seen in the thread yet.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v368/mkoates55/Cool%20Stuff/Jeter-199.jpg...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 06-15-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,383
Posted By Tom Oates
Oh my freakin' GAWD!!!!

Oh my freakin' GAWD!!!!
Forum: BASEBALL 06-14-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Tom Oates
Two previous semi related threads come to...

Two previous semi related threads come to mind....

There was a seller on eBay making "game used" art cards and people were buying them even though the guy was honest in his auctions and stating...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-14-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Tom Oates
Prices are all over the map. $43 to $250. Unless...

Prices are all over the map. $43 to $250. Unless you can find out specifics about the program, I would dump that sucker! Especially if you can get more towards the $200+ range.
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 06-14-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Tom Oates
ok, Heritage newbie here... what's "flipstock" ? ...

ok, Heritage newbie here... what's "flipstock" ?

<< Edit >>

Found the answer...

FLIP STOCK
Print Run: 5 copies

Flip Stock cards can be hard to see. Rather, it’s in the feel where you’re...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-14-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Tom Oates
Put me in the 50% category. Besides fee's your...

Put me in the 50% category. Besides fee's your time is worth money too. You'll have some $ tied up in slow moving inventory so that is something to consider as well. To me 50% is fair and if he wants...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-13-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,999
Posted By Tom Oates
2010 Bowman Baseball. Chrome Rookie Cards went...

2010 Bowman Baseball. Chrome Rookie Cards went from common box at .10 each in 2010 to real money in 2014. The growth in value was almost all in 2014. Cross sport example but the % gain is about 500%....
Forum: BASEBALL 06-13-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,999
Posted By Tom Oates
Russell Wilson - I made a bundle on cards that...

Russell Wilson - I made a bundle on cards that went from worthless commons to decent cash.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-12-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,256
Posted By Tom Oates
Single and a double tonight. 45 to go.

Single and a double tonight. 45 to go.
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 06-11-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By Tom Oates
2017 Heritage Hanger x5 - Throwback!

ok, I've lost my rear end on 2017 Heritage Blasters. Busted about a dozen boxes and not a single card over $5.00. I put in a lot of overtime recently and treated myself to some hanger boxes. Glad I...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-09-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,670
Posted By Tom Oates
Never post your steals until you have the cards...

Never post your steals until you have the cards in hand. It's been know to happen that a fellow board member will notify the seller and offer a better price on the lot.

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 06-08-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Tom Oates
Better jump on that rare 1987 Topps Barry Bonds...

Better jump on that rare 1987 Topps Barry Bonds RC he's selling for $45 BIN. Such a deal!
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 06-05-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Tom Oates
Looks like someone cut that window out with a...

Looks like someone cut that window out with a butter knife. Is it just the scan or is the window cut that poorly? Still a nice hit, Congrats!
Forum: BASEBALL 06-05-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Tom Oates
I'm guessing polo. It looks like that thing has...

I'm guessing polo. It looks like that thing has taken some seriously hard smacks that have dented the wood. You would not see those types of strikes in croquette or field hockey. Found this Spalding...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-03-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,091
Posted By Tom Oates
Nope, nope, Nope, NoPE!... NOPe!!! The...

Nope, nope, Nope, NoPE!... NOPe!!!

The amount of man hours into my PC far outweigh the time and effort to obtain a single card.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-01-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,256
Posted By Tom Oates
This topic has been discussed a few times over...

This topic has been discussed a few times over the last year. Some good reads if you want to do a search to see past discussions. I'm not a stat head but how many people are in the 3000+ hit club and...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-01-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By Tom Oates
Thanks, the 2003 Legends of Summer set I finished...

Thanks, the 2003 Legends of Summer set I finished had several SP's but I had learned my lesson and counted how many auctions per player to figure out who the SP's were so I could snatch them up...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-30-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,302
Posted By Tom Oates
I would like to see MadBum drill Harper. Then...

I would like to see MadBum drill Harper. Then we'll see how brave he is! :-)

Pretty much anyone to charge the mound against Dave Stewart back in the day. Urban legend was that he was some kind of...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-29-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By Tom Oates
2000 and 2001 Fleer Greats of the Game but the...

2000 and 2001 Fleer Greats of the Game but the 2000 set would not be ideal at this late stage. If you want an affordable set to chase, 1997 or 1998 Donruss Significant Signatures. Most of the auto's...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-29-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 9,366
Posted By Tom Oates
Should be, he tried.. and failed miserably, to...

Should be, he tried.. and failed miserably, to use a weapon. His suspension should be more.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-28-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,004
Posted By Tom Oates
added to the list T

added to the list

T
Forum: BASEBALL 05-28-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,004
Posted By Tom Oates
Complete, thanks! Tom

Complete, thanks!

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 05-12-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By Tom Oates
Eleven 2017 Topps Heritage blasters for me and no...

Eleven 2017 Topps Heritage blasters for me and no card worth more than $4.00. Like others have said, those of us who pull jack squat don't usually take the time to post the box break. The success...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-06-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,672
Posted By Tom Oates
They have sent me the wrong card from their safe...

They have sent me the wrong card from their safe before and when I contacted them they swapped out the correct card based on the description in the auction. In my case it was a Lou Gehrig jersey...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-28-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,597
Posted By Tom Oates
Count me in on MLB Network. I used to be an ESPN...

Count me in on MLB Network. I used to be an ESPN guy but have not watched it more than a few minutes here or there in 4 years.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-26-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 14,850
Posted By Tom Oates
Agreed, can't stand that guy.

Agreed, can't stand that guy.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-26-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,273
Posted By Tom Oates
He'll be 30 in four months. 2 Hr and a .213...

He'll be 30 in four months. 2 Hr and a .213 batting average in A ball. Why do we even have a thread about his guy? What a waste of 1's and 0's
Forum: BASEBALL 04-18-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By Tom Oates
My answer isn't listed. I only watch the videos...

My answer isn't listed. I only watch the videos when I am tempted to purchase a given product. 99% of the time the video convinces me to NOT buy said product.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-18-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,004
Posted By Tom Oates
Added to the list, thanks! Tom

Added to the list, thanks!
Tom
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 04-14-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,339
Posted By Tom Oates
Nice, There are some passionate Will Clark...

Nice, There are some passionate Will Clark collectors. Might sell better than you realize if that's your plan.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-11-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,004
Posted By Tom Oates
Took this one off the list. Picked up on eBay for...

Took this one off the list. Picked up on eBay for a fair price.

2007 Ultimate Collection Ultimate Pastime Signatures Al Kaline - Tom Oates - 1/22/2017

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 04-11-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,004
Posted By Tom Oates
Added to the list, thanks for participating. ...

Added to the list, thanks for participating.

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 04-10-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,009
Posted By Tom Oates
I think it's great.mtgis is one of the most...

I think it's great.mtgis is one of the most famous cards in the hobby. The back story makes this "correction" amusing and highly collectible to me. If I had the choice between the regular signed NNOF...
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