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Forum: FOOTBALL 09-05-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 856
Posted By mfw13
Because it's an underfunded government agency run...

Because it's an underfunded government agency run by imperfect human beings.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-05-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 124,618
Posted By mfw13
Curious as to how much this is going to hurt his...

Curious as to how much this is going to hurt his card values, as well as products like Heritage whose wax prices got driven up by the chase for Ohtani cards.
Forum: Topps Now 09-05-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7,327
Views: 298,141
Posted By mfw13
That Clemente looks gorgeous.....first card from...

That Clemente looks gorgeous.....first card from the set I'm buying....
Forum: BASEBALL 09-04-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 19,378
Posted By mfw13
The problem with parallels these days is that...

The problem with parallels these days is that there are too many, in too many different colors, to the point that they have become meaningless.

Have a limit of three parallels per card (#99, #25,...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-04-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By mfw13
Nothing....bought everything I wanted with last...

Nothing....bought everything I wanted with last week's promotions....not sure why EBay is bunching so many promotions so close together.
Forum: VINTAGE 09-03-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By mfw13
True. The difference right now is that...

True.

The difference right now is that people are losing a lot more money on wax in absolute terms than in the past because prices have gotten so much higher and value has become overwhelming...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-02-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 19,378
Posted By mfw13
Not sure I'd be in favor of doing away with autos...

Not sure I'd be in favor of doing away with autos altogether, because I do collect the HOFer autos from Heritage, but they should significantly reduce the number of names on the auto checklist.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-02-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 19,378
Posted By mfw13
Agreed. The perfect product for me would be...

Agreed.

The perfect product for me would be just base cards, SP's, and a small auto checklist consisting ONLY of stars/superstars/HOFers.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-01-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 19,378
Posted By mfw13
Well that's what happens when you have a company...

Well that's what happens when you have a company that is struggling with logistics and execution trying to release 30+ products per year.

Pretty much every product release this month has been...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-31-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,210
Posted By mfw13
But that's simply not true. I started...

But that's simply not true.

I started collecting cards in 1977....wax packs were 15 cents each (i.e. $5.40 per box). My allowance was anywhere from $1-5 a week, depending on how many chores I...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-31-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By mfw13
Curious why this is called Topps "Archives"...

Curious why this is called Topps "Archives" Snapshots.

It has nothing to do with the Archives brand either conceptually or in terms of design.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-31-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,030
Posted By mfw13
Looks the the Giants did pretty well in this...

Looks the the Giants did pretty well in this trade. Both prospects look to have decent minor league numbers with the potential to contribute at the Major League level.

Guess they didn't want to...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-30-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,716
Posted By mfw13
Yep. There's a difference between overrated...

Yep.

There's a difference between overrated and overvalued.
Forum: VINTAGE 08-29-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By mfw13
Anything pre-1980...i.e. before Fleer & Donruss...

Anything pre-1980...i.e. before Fleer & Donruss got licenses.
Forum: GRADING 08-29-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,315
Posted By mfw13
In person, yes. On EBay, much more...

In person, yes.

On EBay, much more difficult, especially if sellers don't post side angle photos.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-29-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By mfw13
Exactly....it's one thing to be pulling your...

Exactly....it's one thing to be pulling your 4th/5th starter their third time through the rotation n favor of your 4th/5th best reliever (usually the guys who pitch the 6th/7th innings).

It's...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-29-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By mfw13
Very strange timing.....running a $50+ minimum...

Very strange timing.....running a $50+ minimum 8/10% Bucks offer right after a $25+ minimum 15% coupon....I bought everything I wanted to buy yesterday....
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,763
Posted By mfw13
You might want to brush up on your reading...

You might want to brush up on your reading skills.....I didn't bitch about it....another poster did. I just agreed with him.

And the only person who calls me out is you....seems to be the main...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,763
Posted By mfw13
Easier said than done given today's wax prices....

Easier said than done given today's wax prices. Unless you buy retail (which I do), pretty much everything is overpriced....
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,763
Posted By mfw13
Everybody always says this as a rebuttal to any...

Everybody always says this as a rebuttal to any complaint about wax prices/content without realizing that for many collectors buying wax and building sets is what collecting is all about. I would...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By mfw13
That's not really it. MadBum is averaging...

That's not really it.

MadBum is averaging 99 pitches per start.
Kershaw is averaging 91 pitches per start.
Scherzer is averging 106 pitches per start.
DeGrom is averaging 103 pitches per...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,763
Posted By mfw13
Except that many collectors do not sell. ...

Except that many collectors do not sell.

And 99% percent of the "hits" people pull are not worth even sending to a TPC like PWCC or Probstein.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By mfw13
Unfortunately it's in the safe deposit box right...

Unfortunately it's in the safe deposit box right now.....but it looks just like his regular 1970 card, except it's on cloth.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By mfw13
A starting pitcher actually threw 8 innings last night...

In what has been viewed as a minor miracle, Bruce Bochy let his starter, Chris Stratton, throw 117 pitches and complete eight full innings last night.

Of course, Stratton was only allowed to...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,763
Posted By mfw13
Yes, because they are another example of the...

Yes, because they are another example of the proverbial "worthless" big hit.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By mfw13
I've got the 1970 Topps Cloth McCovey in my...

I've got the 1970 Topps Cloth McCovey in my PC.....only copy in existence as far as I know...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-27-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,763
Posted By mfw13
So.....opened the ten blasters I ordered and here...

So.....opened the ten blasters I ordered and here is my review:

- Came up 22 cards short of the complete base set...so out of 560 cards, roughly half ended up being duplicates
- SP and insert...
Forum: BASEBALL BUY/SELL/TRADE 08-27-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By mfw13
2018 Archives - need to trade to complete set

CARDS I NEED:

Base - 10, 82, 102, 106, 111, 121, 136, 159, 165, 171, 183, 188, 203, 209, 222, 225, 237, 260, 284, 296, 297, 299

SP - 301, 303, 310, 313, 314, 315, 317, 319, 320

Inserts -...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-26-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,834
Posted By mfw13
Blake Snell, because he plays for Tampa Bay. ...

Blake Snell, because he plays for Tampa Bay.

Dereck Rodriguez (Ivan's son), rookie starter for the Giants, because he plays on the west coast.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 08-26-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By mfw13
Gotta add his on-card auto from Sportkings....

Gotta add his on-card auto from Sportkings....
Forum: BASEBALL 08-26-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By mfw13
Best option to sell anything high value is...

Best option to sell anything high value is through a consignment shop like PWCC or an auction house.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-25-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,868
Posted By mfw13
Nobody has mentioned Roy Oswalt yet...or among...

Nobody has mentioned Roy Oswalt yet...or among active players, Felix Hernandez.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-25-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,158
Posted By mfw13
Gregg Jefferies...

Gregg Jefferies...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-25-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,641
Posted By mfw13
Would have been much nicer (and simpler) if these...

Would have been much nicer (and simpler) if these had been included as inserts in flagship.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-24-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,162
Posted By mfw13
Me too....just with they would stop ruining the...

Me too....just with they would stop ruining the visual appeal with the 35th anniversary logo.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-24-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,952
Posted By mfw13
Yet another management screw-up by...

Yet another management screw-up by Topps.....releasing a product with zero publicity and before posting the checklist......
Forum: BASEBALL 08-24-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By mfw13
There are far more than just five cheap...

There are far more than just five cheap HOFers.....just start with the closers, then continue with the starters who got elected by pitching forever and getting 300 wins without ever being very good,...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-22-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,538
Posted By mfw13
I'd nominate the 2014 Topps Strata shadowbox...

I'd nominate the 2014 Topps Strata shadowbox autograph inserts....has a great checklist (Aaron, Banks, Mays, Ryan, Seaver, Bench, Reggie Jackson, Schmidt, Ripken, Boggs, Tony Gwynn's last hard-signed...
Forum: Topps Now 08-22-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7,327
Views: 298,141
Posted By mfw13
Rookie starter for the Giants, probably will...

Rookie starter for the Giants, probably will finish 5th in the ROY voting behind Soto, Acuna, Muncy, and Flaherty.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-22-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,538
Posted By mfw13
Here would be my nominees: #1 - the 1975...

Here would be my nominees:

#1 - the 1975 Topps mini parallel from 2011 Topps Lineage...one of everyone's all time favorite designs, a terrific checklist with tons of HOFers, and challenging, but...
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