1989 Topps Baseball Pack
Sports Card Collecting

89 Topps Wax Pack Number 1. The quest for Jefferies

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Oh 1989 Topps, how I love you. Not like I love the woodgrain of 87 Topps, obviously because those are greatest of all time. But I do love you. Your banners and font work are terrific.  And your weird combination of portraits, poses, and action shots are crazy to say the least. Also, the memories […]

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Autograph Collecting

Why pack searching is a horrible aspect of the hobby.

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Pack Searching  Pack searching is a horrible practice of some ‘collectors’ to attempt to locate the pack that has a hit in it. In my mind it’s akin to attempting to cheat the lottery, as collectible cards are blind packed. I find it to be despicable as do many […]

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Autograph Collecting

Twitter interaction with Ann Telnaes

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The Set Up: Tweeting Ann Telnaes Yesterday, I had a rough day at the office doing my day job. It was long and productive, but unfulfilling. As I was wrapping up for the day, I realized that I had a Twitter interaction with Ann Telnaes earlier in the day. Ms. Telnaes is a Pulitzer prize-winning […]

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Family Letters

Letter April 24, 1917 from George Cox to his mother

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Sports

Centre Soccer Alumni Day

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My history with Centre A long time ago, I was the barnstorming equipment manager and statistician for the Centre College Colonels soccer team. Every fall, my duties included setting up the home field, keeping stats, announcing games, and going on the road for stats and equipment. The field we played on was good, but my […]

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