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Mailday: Five More Cards Received

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Got back from another duty day and there were five more cards waiting for me.  Good start to the weekend. A pair of Jake Peavy Jersey cards.  One from 2008 SP Authentics and the other from 2008 Upper Deck Piece of History.  The only thing that bugs me is if you’re going to do a … Continue reading »

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Chargers Still Negotiating With Tomlinson

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With franchise players such as Marvin Harrison, Derrick Brooks, and Fred Taylor being released by their respective teams, the rumor mill was spinning regarding the fate of Chargers running back Ladainian Tomlinson.  Coming off a disappointing and injury plagued season, I was getting nervous that L.T. might also be released.  However, A.J. Smith kept hope … Continue reading »

Padres Player News: Heath Bell Gets Fit With Nintendo Wii

This is probably one of the more interesting stories to come out of Padres spring training.  With talks between Trevor Hoffman and the Padres at a standstill this past winter, Heath Bell knew he might have a shot at taking over as the new closer.  So he spent the offseason in a new, albeit unique training … Continue reading »

Mailday: More Mailbox Goodies

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My shopping spree has picked up in earnest.  Today I got nine more cards in the mail, which was a nice respite from a very long day at work. First up, a 2008 Playoff Absolute Memorabilia card autographed by Chargers running back Jacob Hester.  I was kind of disappointed in his overrall production this season.  … Continue reading »

Mailday: Results From My Shopping Spree

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Since my ship has been back, I’ve been on sort of a mini-shopping spree over at Ebay.  I figured I’ve been gone for awhile, why not treat myself to a few cards here and there?  So, I’ve been spending a lot of time scouring Ebay for any cards that have caught my eye.  Well today … Continue reading »

Set Building: 2008 Upper Deck Football – Update 4

Before I left last month, I was able to engineer a trade over at Sports Card Forum.  I gave up a Terrell Owen Upper Deck Jersey Card for a bunch of rookies I needed.  Here’s where I currently stand with the set completion: Base Cards (cards 1-200): 100% complete.  If you’re looking for any base, … Continue reading »

Playing Catch Up

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Finally back from sea.  Lots of stuff to catch up on.  I stopped posting at the end of December because of my Vegas vacation, which was a blast.  If you ever have a chance to stay at the Encore Hotel, I highly recommend it.  The Chargers won me some money with their victory over the … Continue reading »

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