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Forum: BASEBALL 11-08-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Tom Oates
Topps bait and switch is illegal. BBB is your...

Topps bait and switch is illegal. BBB is your only recourse.
Forum: BASEBALL 11-08-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,864
Posted By Tom Oates
2017 Heritage High Number blaster case of 16...

2017 Heritage High Number blaster case of 16 boxes isn't a good deal at $189? I'm not going to buy but it's cheaper than in the stores. I'm guessing Topps cranked up the printing presses?

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 11-05-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,180
Posted By Tom Oates
Just need Trammell to complete the set. For some...

Just need Trammell to complete the set. For some reason he never shows up in my searches :-(

Henderson A's version 08/50

https://i.imgur.com/smtNkEkl.jpg
Forum: BASEBALL 11-04-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Tom Oates
WINNING!

WINNING!
Forum: BASEBALL 10-30-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Tom Oates
ob Gibson 1/1 Topps Fail

Dohhh! It's not like Bob Gibson autographs are rare. Lazy Topps. I'm sure they could have taken five minutes to find another autograph and cannibalized another card or photo to make this POS.
...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-24-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Tom Oates
Glad you're not selling. Struck me as bad form...

Glad you're not selling. Struck me as bad form when you stated it was a gift from your wife. It's a great piece and probably worth checking on your home owners or renters policy to see if it covers...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-24-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By Tom Oates
“Don't use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent...

“Don't use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent word will do.”


― Mark Twain

:-) Good luck with your search. I've added some nice Donruss cards to my sets from their bankruptcy sale. The...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-20-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By Tom Oates
I was at the game at Dodger Stadium when he...

I was at the game at Dodger Stadium when he struck out 17 I believe. Dude was unhittable that day!
Forum: BASEBALL 10-19-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,872
Posted By Tom Oates
Agreed, every tenth post bashes Topps or ends up...

Agreed, every tenth post bashes Topps or ends up there somehow, and people lap this crap up like dogs. It's just Topps money grab. They are printing money with this program. Can't have it both ways....
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 10-15-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,132
Posted By Tom Oates
This is the place to share what you pulled from...

This is the place to share what you pulled from opening a box of cards. Sometimes, when you share what you pulled it does evolve into a sale type of post but this isn't a place to start a new for...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 10-14-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,132
Posted By Tom Oates
Friendly advice before the mods see this and...

Friendly advice before the mods see this and contact you about the TOS violation.

1) This belongs in the buy/sell/trade forum
2) You have to list something with a price. As an example...

...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 10-14-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Tom Oates
Beat me to it... Congrats OP!

Beat me to it... Congrats OP!
Forum: BASEBALL 10-13-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,122
Posted By Tom Oates
British Broadcasting Corporation

British Broadcasting Corporation
Forum: BASEBALL 10-12-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,920
Posted By Tom Oates
I'll add Nick Swisher. Also a former Rivercat. He...

I'll add Nick Swisher. Also a former Rivercat. He signed more that any other player before and after games. He was always smiling, laughing, and engaging the fans. Tons of personality. He was a blast...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-12-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,920
Posted By Tom Oates
I'll second this one. When he was playing for the...

I'll second this one. When he was playing for the Saramento Rivercats I had a good experience with him. I saw him talking to a couple of his friends on the field about 30 feet from the railing. I did...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 10-09-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By Tom Oates
FUGLY cards and more often than not... Jack squat...

FUGLY cards and more often than not... Jack squat for quality pulls. I'm baffled by the amount of attention this KRaPh product is garnering.
Forum: BASEBALL 10-08-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,341
Posted By Tom Oates
Congrats, removed from the list. Tom

Congrats, removed from the list.

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 10-08-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,341
Posted By Tom Oates
Added to the list... Tom

Added to the list...

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 10-08-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,341
Posted By Tom Oates
Just back from vacation last night... sorry for...

Just back from vacation last night... sorry for the delay. Added to the list.

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 10-05-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By Tom Oates
Zero, Topps monopoly is ruining the hobby. You...

Zero, Topps monopoly is ruining the hobby. You basically have two choices... Get screwed by Topps or buy unlicensed product that people view as inferior. There is no "win" for the hobbiest at this...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 09-26-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,745
Posted By Tom Oates
My thoughts exactly. I don't know how they are...

My thoughts exactly. I don't know how they are not under investigation by the BBB.
Forum: BASEBALL BOX & CASE BREAKS 09-21-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By Tom Oates
Seems low to me based on one data point. I pulled...

Seems low to me based on one data point. I pulled a retro uniform SSP out of 2017 Heritage and got $300+. I believe it was Joe Panik. Seems to me a red auto Bryant /25 would be worth more than 3x a...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-21-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Tom Oates
Just checked my set. .318 here as well. Tom

Just checked my set. .318 here as well.

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 09-19-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Tom Oates
Step One - Stop buying. The pile will just get...

Step One - Stop buying. The pile will just get bigger and more daunting. The last few years, I have been trying to have a strict policy that I have to get rid of more than I buy. Of course I broke...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-31-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,656
Posted By Tom Oates
I like Albert but you can't polish a turd. He's a...

I like Albert but you can't polish a turd. He's a liability on the field, on the bases, and usually at the plate. Yes, he can still hit a HR or two but he's done. It's time to convert that contract...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,636
Posted By Tom Oates
Cards would be no where on my list of priorities....

Cards would be no where on my list of priorities. Beach House in Maui #1 and fill it with as many naked ladies as I can! Just saying... no sausage fest!
Forum: BASEBALL 08-22-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Tom Oates
I think you are real close. I'm thinking $3k to...

I think you are real close. I'm thinking $3k to $5k. The thing that keeps creeping up in my mind is the Roy Campanella pre accident versus post accident autographs. This early example of a Koufax...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-20-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Tom Oates
1994 Fleer was a blast. Many insert sets and some...

1994 Fleer was a blast. Many insert sets and some are beautiful.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-18-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,681
Posted By Tom Oates
OK, now that's BADASS!

OK, now that's BADASS!
Forum: BASEBALL 08-18-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,647
Posted By Tom Oates
I don't see what the issue is. They were honest....

I don't see what the issue is. They were honest. Mantle Game Used and all vintage material had to dry up sooner or later. They obtained what they could and state that they got it straight from the...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-18-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Tom Oates
Crusades #1 in my book, already mentioned. ...

Crusades #1 in my book, already mentioned.

Ultra Platinum Medallions also come to mind.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-15-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By Tom Oates
I liked him too. Still have my Garciaparra #5...

I liked him too. Still have my Garciaparra #5 Dodgers Jersey in the closet. He had a respectable career, flashes of brilliance and missed a lot of games due to injuries.

Karma rewarded him. He...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-15-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By Tom Oates
Chris Sale is great now but he has no where near...

Chris Sale is great now but he has no where near the body of work that Kershaw has. Look at baseballreferance.com and pick your favorite statistic and compare the two and you'll have your answer. If...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-15-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By Tom Oates
Nice Find in a common box I bought... YEARS ago!

This is not one of those "look at this superfractor that I "found" in my attic that I pulled last week" type of stories.

OK, here is the back story... About five years ago, I was at a second hand...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-15-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Tom Oates
GF's work address sounds like a bad idea to me....

GF's work address sounds like a bad idea to me. Spring for a PO box. Downside? Girlfriends change sometimes, jobs change sometimes, packages get lost by the receiing department, etc. PO boxes are not...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-15-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,360
Posted By Tom Oates
I saw the interview on TV where he was whining...

I saw the interview on TV where he was whining about the bases, rain, and playing at 10:00 pm. He's a cry baby. He had terrible form running to first. You NEVER step in the middle of the base. Always...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-14-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,877
Posted By Tom Oates
Put in a TV and play baseball , football, etc...

Put in a TV and play baseball , football, etc games of local teams. Something to entice people to linger in the store a bit longer. The longer they stay, the more likely they are to drop some $ on...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-11-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 697
Posted By Tom Oates
Completed Projects... 2000 Fleer Greats of...

Completed Projects...

2000 Fleer Greats of the Game

2001 and 2004 Leaf Certified Fabric of the Game

2003 Donruss Legends of Summer Autograph set

2004 Fleer Greats of the Game auto set
Forum: BASEBALL 08-11-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 697
Posted By Tom Oates
In Process... 1997 Donruss Significant...

In Process...

1997 Donruss Significant Signature - Need Schmidt Silver Promo

1998 Donruss Significant Signatures MASTER set (Blue+Black Autograph variations) - Still need Duke Snider Black Ink...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-11-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By Tom Oates
I still have other projects in process. I'll read...

I still have other projects in process. I'll read the other thread and chime in.

Tom
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