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Behind The Mask

San Francisco Giants catcher Bengie Molina shares a backstop's perspective on the game

Heading Back Home
October 28, 2010 9 p.m.               What can you say about a game like this?  It was one of the more bizarre you're going to see from...

Achiever Card Blog

Crawling out of my hole... win a free box of Chrome.Go visit Georgie Mindset to win a brand spanking new free box of Topps Chrome.Hey, I never claimed that I wasn't a whore. And you all know I love chromey stuff.

House Of Cards

dinged corners, reverse negitaves, creases, game used autos and much more!This is only the begining...

Last weekend's card show
Last weekend the local mall had a card show so of course i was there. I bought countless phillies cards and baseball and football rookie cards but a few cards i got i cannot believe i own now. 1. 1975...

Fenway West - The Boston Red Sox Western Home

The Western Home to Red Sox Nation

Mikey Gets His Due
The Red Sox will honor Mike Lowell before he rides off into the sunset with "Thanks Mike Night" on Oct. 2.  There will be a pre-game ceremony to honor Lowell's contributions to the team and fans can...

Portland Beavers

News and Notes: Beavers duo gets first call
Portland Beavers News and Notes takes a look at a pair of Beavers who got their first big league call-ups and will have an impact on how the NL West race plays out, as well as a roundup of the Pacific...

Joe Posnanski

Joe Posnanski is a Senior Writer at Sports Illustrated. He was sports columnist at The Kansas City Star from 1996 to 2009, and during that time he was twice named the best sports columnist in America by The Associated Press Sports Editors. He was also nominated for twenty-one awards by the APSE, and won additional first place national awards in feature and project writing. Joe continues to write columns for The Star.

Quick Follow-Up on C.C. vs King Felix
Tom Tango, being awesome, decided to take my pitiful little effort for comparing C.C. Sabathia with King Felix up to the next level. As you know, I compared them start-to-start, just to get a quick idea...


News, Announcements, and Episode Notes from the Hosts of Cubscast, a Popular Chicago Cubs Podcast.

Help Us Write the Best 2010 Cubs Season Analogy
Having had some time to reflect on the 2010 incarnation of the Cubs, I’m a little concerned for my sanity, so I’d like to ask all our listeners and readers to help us compile a list of the...

Worthless Cardboard

New TTMs
Received two great autos today. The first is a prospect with the Rays organization playing for the Charlotte Stone Crabs A ball team. The Stone Crabs play down in Port Charlotte which is the next town...

Baseball Card Nirvana

A blog about baseball & cards of the baseball variety.

Reader Participation OOTP Replay August-October 1902
August Award Winners:AL Player of the Month: Davy Jones-St. Louis BrownsAL Picher of the Month: Joe McGinnity-New York HighlandersAL Rookie of the Month: Doc Gessler-Washington SenatorsNL Player of the...

Friar John's Blog

After a lengthy journey to the missions around the globe, the ever-popular Friar John has returned to San Diego to provide unique insight on his favorite team, the San Diego Padres. Look for Friar John?s entries here and feel free to participate via the comments.

Transportation advisory
With a large crowd expected at PETCO Park today as the Padres take on the rival Dodgers in a Throwback Thursday afternoon game, fans are urged to arrive early. Game time is 3:35 p.m. To avoid traffic delays, fans are...

Unrestricted View

Worst season ever
So let me tell you about a professional(loose term) baseball team that crushes my soul with their ineptitude. You guessed it I am talking about the Houston Astros. The stros record entering today is 39...

Dispatches From Red Sox Teen Nation

This 17 year old girl combines two of her passions, the Red Sox and writing, to make a fantastic blog.

Rest in peace, George Steinbrenner
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Joe's Autographs

Leading off for your Baltimore Orioles, 2nd baseman, number 1...BRIAN ROBERTS!!That is what we Orioles fans were used to hearing in the first inning before this season. Roberts got injured in Spring Training,...

Motown Sports Revival

An informative and truthful look at Motown sports.

Cue the amply-sized lady!
This is a bitter sweet post for me. I really didn’t know how I wanted this to go. I wrote two posts and half of a third before scrapping them all. None seemed to fit the occasion even though I admittedly...

Red Heart Cards

It's finally complete!Began: August 24, 2008Completed: June 12, 2010


4thebirds is a free-form baseball blog for fans of the St. Louis Cardinals, because after all, we are 4thebirds.

Reds @ Cards LiveBlog June 1, 2010
Reds @ Cards LiveBlog -- June 1, 2010...

Out Of The Bullpen

Sharon Pearce, in Relief

Hit Hard
Best of everything to the Indians' 2006 1st-pick pitcher David Huff, who generously waved to reassure the crowd after A-Rod's line drive ricocheted off his face into center field in his first start at...

Mr. Scott's Baseball Cards

2010 Topps Series 2 Jumbo Case (Live Break) So Stop by...
Picked up this case for $570 last week it was going for $680 this morning from the site I bought from but I think now its sold out.Box 1Variation: Ozzie SmithBlack: Everth CabreraJersey: Phil Hughes &...

Red Sox Insider Blog

A real "Insider's" look into the inner-workings of the Red Sox Front Office - through the eyes of an anonymous member of the Red Sox Front Office

Mother’s Day Walk in the Park! (FREE!!!)
    For Immediate Release May 7, 2010   RED SOX ANNOUNCE MOTHER'S DAY EVENTS AND INITIATIVES FOR SUNDAY Club will collaborate with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Major League Baseball to...

Surviving Grady

Red Sox Commiseration Spoken Here

The Red Sox and Blue Jays Scored Twenty-Five Runs and All I Got Was This Lousy Hangover
It occurred to me last night, after watching what seemed to be the seventy-fifth run of the game cross the plate, that this has the potential to be one long-ass, ulcer-inducing season. Think about it:...

RobbyT Cards

2010 RobbyT Cards: Jason Heyward, Ubaldo Jimenez, & Mat Latos
I've been slacking on getting anything up lately, but I haven't been slacking on putting together any cards. I'm up close to 300 now for 2010, which is a pretty good start for me with it still being April....

Tampa Bay Rays News

Its Raining in Port Charlotte...
The bottom of the 5th innings saw Matt Hall get hit by a pitch just as the rain started pouring down. I am not kidding when I say pouring either. The rain I saw on the way to the ball park did not compare...

Toasty Joe

Ladies and Gents, Your 2010 N.L. East
National League EastTeamWLPct.GBHomeRoadEastCent.WestL10Philadelphia41.800-0-04-12-12-00-04-1Atlanta32.60012-11-10-02-11-13-2Florida32.60011-12-12-10-01-13-2N.Y. Mets23.40022-30-02-30-00-02-3Washington23.40021-21-12-30-00-02-3May...

Is This A Wasteland - No It's Tampa Bay Sports

A look at sports inside and outside the Tampa Bay Area. Don't be mad at me - I'm much better at my day job.

The Bar is CLOSED
Thanks for all of the support folks.Please head on over to:

Bus Leagues Baseball

Enjoying the scenery on our way to The Show.

Hey, everybody. We finally got off our butts and got our own domain so we can post naked pictures and cigarette ads if we want to. We don’t want to, but we could. Anyway, we now live at,...

Rising From The Ashes

The young, exciting Tampa Bay Rays from the perspective of a long-time fan.

Opening Day 2010
Well, well, well… I'm finally back, just in time for the season to start. I graduate from the University of Tampa next month and I have been caught up in all the pre–graduation work....

Curlz and Curveballs

a Minnesota Twins blog brought to you by Curlz and Curveball: united in baseball and marriage

Exhibition Game #1
It might have been only an Exhibition game, but it sure felt like Opening Night! You could feel the excitement--from fans, vendors, Twins staff, and I'm sure, the players themselves! The night that Twins...

*touch* 'em All

Opening Day
Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems. -Rainer Maria RilkeYes. Oh, yes. I love this time of year. The days are longer, the pollen is in the air and there are little buds...

Down The Left Field Line: Life, Baseball & Eric Byrnes

Arizona Diamondbacks - 2007 NL West Division Champions!

Movin’ On
Eric Byrnes was released by the Arizona Diamondbacks in December 2009. Shortly thereafter, he was signed to a one-year contract by the Seattle Mariners. He seem to have made the team as the 4th outfielder...

Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz

Segundo de la serie entre Leones y Águila
Hoy el segundo de la serie entre Leones y Rojos del Águila

The Easy Life

My musings about baseball cards, music, TV - Life in general.

2010 Topps Heritage 2 Box Break Packs 14/15
Here we are on most of your Hump Days, but my Friday (I work Sun - Wed). So I am in a great mood - you - hopefully also great - A few more packs as now I am committed.Jackie RobinsonBrett CecilFrancisco...

Red Socks Diaries

true dat

Baseball-tawk w/ Tiger Woods & Jonathan Papelbon
Sex Rehab Master Tiger Woods phones a friend in Hattiesburg, Mississippi!

Beardy's Baseball Blog

Don't Make Me...
Keep posting links to my new site. Every time I do, our traffic spikes, so you all must want to read what I'm posting.HERE it is again. Bookmark it. Blogroll it. It is my new permanent home. A new post...

Tribute To 2000 Fleer Gamers

A picture tribute to the first set I ever completed. 2000 Fleer Gamers Baseball.

Welcome to 2000 Gamers
Back in 2000 I decided I would find a set and complete it. The entire set. Ebay was new to me. I was just signing on to Beckett and two small card shops were the only places to buy decent cards it seemed....

38 Pitches

Curt Schilling's Official Blog

Nobody to blame…
But yourselves. If Scott Brown finds a way to win this election tonight let’s not forget that Democrats, the same ones screaming the loudest, are the only ones to blame for any of this… Remember...

1972 Topps Baseball

A review of one of my favorite baseball card sets and a year of change, not only in baseball, but in America.

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#135 -- Vada Pinson
Vada Pinson About 25 years ago there was an older fellow that had a ball card shop in Springfield, Missouri (near where I live) had a piece in the paper about something he'd done in his store called the...

Cincy Reds Cards

Where a Cincinnati Reds baseball Card Collector can be a Kid!

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2009 Gummie Awards
If you have not head on over and vote on what you think are the best and worst of the year.I just have one bone to pick with the votes so far that I see. The voting for the Jefferson Burdick Award for...

1987 Topps: The Greatest Set Ever

#72 - Walt Terrell
On nearly every card I've seen of Terrell, he looks about 5'6". This one is no exception. And of course, it surprised me to find out he's listed at 6'2". I didn't like Topps' choice for the logo for Detroit....

Mistake By The Lake Sporting Times

The premier Cleveland sports blog, rife with wit and statistical analysis.

LeBron Day 2009
Happy new year, everyone, and I hope you all had a joyous LeBron Day. It's difficult to believe this blog's biggest holiday is now in its sixth year, considering that Corey and I made up discovered the...

Mack Avenue Tigers

a Detroit Tigers Blog

Granderson to bid farewell to fans at Celebrity Shootout
Curtis Granderson may not be a Tiger, but he is continuing to help students in the state of Michigan through his foundation and celebrity All-Star Game, which Billfer gave two thumbs-up to at the Detroit...

Northwest Sports Report

Wise Money: Mariners sign 3B Figgins to 4-year Deal
Around this time last year, Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik pulled off his first big move when he pulled the trigger on a three team, 12 player deal which sent closer JJ Putz to the Mets and OF...

Giants In The AFL

The experiences of Giants prospects while on the Arizona Fall League's Scottsdale Scorpions.

AFL Comes to a Close
The Fall League has come to a close, and it is now time for us all to relax for just a little bit.  Over all the Arizona Fall League was a great experience.  I met some great people from other...

Traded Sets

A look at various traded, update, and rookie sets from the late 1980s and early 1990s

New contest: win a free relic card!
I'm back to run a contest to promote the Blog. I have been a contributor to that blog for over two years. Recently, Sean Forman (proprietor of, which includes...

Braves In The AFL

The experiences of Braves prospects while on the Arizona Fall League's Mesa Solar Sox.

Baseball in November
A couple days ago one of our catchers, Matt McBride, walked into the clubhouse with a Starbucks coffee.  This isn't that unusual considering we have early games most of the time, but what made it...

New Mexican Yankee Fan

"The trouble with baseball is that it's not played all year 'round."-Gaylord Perry

Why Hello There. :D
I am resuscitating this old, dead blog! It has been nearly a year since my last entry! I am making no promises of consistency... But here we go....

Taylor's Twins Talk

A blog praising and cursing my beloved Minnesota Twins.

Like a Phoenix
It's a double-reference. I'm hoping, for one thing, that the Twins will rise from the (largely self-created) ashes of the current 2-0 deficit to the Yankees and hand the Bombers a drubbing in Games 3 and...

Pastcubs's Blog

A tribute to some of the past members of my favorite team

Pirates help the Cubs finish above .500
There was a time when the Pittsburgh Pirates gave the Chicago Cubs a hard time. In the seventies and the sixties the Chicago Cubs didn’t have a chance against the black and the gold. The would take...

Will Work For Cards

Sports cards and Sports news

Ebay Auction of The Week: MJ Game Used Auto card
In honor of Micheal Jordan’s Hall of Fame induction Friday, the Ebay Auction of the Week goes to a sweet Game-used autograph card hand numbered to 23. This card from 1998 UD features a nice...

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No Way Jose, Rox Land Contreras
According to Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post, the Colorado Rockies obtained veteran pitcher Jose Contreras from the Chicago White Sox after failing to Cash in on the John Garland sweepstakes. Renck also...

Cardboard Stress Relief

A place for sports card lovers to unwind and relax. Football Cards are the focus but we will talk basketball and baseball to.

Chrome Pushed Back again
Verious sites around the net have updated the 2009 Topps Chrome Football release to Sept. 10, 2009WARRRGARRBLLLLLLLLLLL! is not affiliated with or endorsed by Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Players Association (MLBPA) or the MLB Baseball Club. Images and trademarks are the property of their respective owners and copyright of their respective manufacturers. They are presented here for entertainment and informational purposes only.