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Mailday: Magic Johnson, plus Padres Autographs / Jersey Cards

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Another sweet surprise waiting for me when I opened my mailbox yesterday. Inside was the Magic Johnson Autographed card that I won in an Ebay auction. My final total came to $46, which included the shipping. Just an unbelievable deal for this card. Not only does it feature an autograph of Magic, but it was … Continue reading »

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With the fast approaching MLB trade deadline, Paul Depodesta, the Padres Special Assistant for Baseball Operations, writes about the frenzy that happens during the last 24 hours…. Speaking of trade deadline, the Union-Tribune is speculating that the Dodgers may be in the running for future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux. Found out that The Friar … Continue reading »

Mailday: 52 Card Padres Lot

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One of the items I picked up in this past weekend’s mail was a lot of 52 assorted Padres cards. I love getting assorted team lots from Ebay. It’s like opening up a fresh pack of cards – you’re not sure exactly what’s inside, but at least I know that every card is going to … Continue reading »

Mailday: Back from a Long Weekend

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I spent the weekend relaxing with my wife in Williamsburg, VA. I came back to a mailbox full of surprises. Here’s what I opened up: A pair of 2007 Bowman Sterling Nick Schmidt Autographed cards. Schmidt was the Padres 1st pick in the 2007 Amateur Draft. He’s missing the entire 2008 season because of elbow … Continue reading »

Collection Highlight: 2004 Topps Retired Autograph Rich ‘Goose’ Gossage

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In honor of Rich ‘Goose’ Gossage’s Hall of Fame induction this weekend, I wanted to share my only Goose Gossage Autograph card in my collection. This came from the very popular 2004 Topps Retired set. This is one of the very few Goose Gossage Autograph cards available with him in a Padres uniform. The card … Continue reading »

Box Break: 2008 Playoff Prestige Retail Box

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Yesterday afternoon, I left the ship to start off my two weeks of leave. What better way to start my vacation than to bust open some packs? I stopped by the base exchange to pick up a box of 2008 Playoff Prestige. 8 packs in a box with 5 cards per pack. Here’s the breakdown: … Continue reading »

Mailday: Adrian Gonzalez ‘By The Letter Signature’ Patch

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I just received my Adrian Gonzalez ‘By The Letter Signature’ patch card. The card is serial numbered 37 of 60. It is a great looking card, featuring a patch of the letter ‘A’ (probably from his last name on the back of a jersey). Inscribed inside the patch is Adrian Gonzalez’s autograph. I was thinking … Continue reading »

Ebay Win: Padres Autographs and Magic Johnson!!!

A few more wins to report today. I won a pair of 07 Bowman Sterling Nick Schmidt Autograph cards. I’ll probably end up keeping one and using the other one as tradebait. I also won an 06 SP Authentic Chirography Dual Auto of Khalil Greene and Josh Barfield. The card is serial numbered 18/25. My … Continue reading »

Thanks For the Memories, Eric Parker

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The Chargers made it official yesterday, releasing WR Eric Parker after being unable to trade the 6 year veteran. His best season as a Charger came in 2005. He caught 57 for 725 yards, to finish 3rd on the team in receptions. Prior to the start of the 2006 season, he was given a five … Continue reading »

Ebay Win: Chris Young and Craig Davis Autographed Cards

A couple more wins off Ebay to announce.  The first was a Chris Young 2007 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Autograph.  A real steal at $3.00 total, including shipping.  An All-Star last season, he has been on the injured list this season, a possible reason that his cards are currently selling at great prices.  The second … Continue reading »

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