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    Fanatics to take over MLB trading card license?

    While it appears to be a distasteful money grab ..... I don' blame the MLB + MLBPA agreeing to get on board for joint exclusivity. [and NFL + NFLPA and so on] The hobby itself has a problem with the unlicensed product being put out there by Panini, which is entirely a result of the non...
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    Fanatics to take over MLB trading card license?

    the monopoly is blamed by some in the hobby for pack / box prices becoming unaffordable. I'm not sure I agree. I think that demand, in particular speculation demand, is driving up the cost of wax. Topps is increasing prices because they see demand greater than supply, and hey also see the...
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    Fanatics to take over MLB trading card license?

    I agree, 2005 was a great year, and the few years before that. Personally, I went for 05 Topps Finest everything + 05 Donruss Throwback Threads Polo Grounds inserts + 05 Donruss Prime Patches relic cards However, lets remember that around 2002 we have the explosion of sticker autos, which by...
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    SHowoff your Topps Finest White Frame 1/1 Cards

    looking for 2005 White frame and Superfractors. Anybody looking to trade / sell, LMK
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    Looking For: Topps Black Flagship /** parallels of Cincinnati Reds 2003-present

    do you have any duplicate 2012 Topps Black /61 ?
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    The National - (Chicago, IL) thread

    I'm at a booth helping out a friend. Selling high end. Cards, 50% graded, 50% basketball. Mostly modern.
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    The National - (Chicago, IL) thread

    Hanging out at booth 436
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    The Radicards® Thread

    Got a Frank here for you. 2020 Tier 1, silver ink auto /10
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    The Radicards® Thread

    Patrick, I'll be looking for you at the National later this week. Bob
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    Dilferules's 1988-present Oakland A's autograph thread

    Jeff Larish [2010] has exactly 1 certified MLB card and it's an auto: 2009 UD Signature Stars -IMP-JE - Impressions [AU - as a Detroit Tiger] He appeared in 101 games over 3 seasons, mostly Tigers, 24 with the A's as you mentioned [and it's an unadvertised short print, and a triple auto card...
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    MLB Showdown Collectors/Collections?

    in your review of all the cards for the master set, I don't see "1st edition" as a separate or parallel set, in the years that there were 1st edition cards put out how do you look at 1st edition?
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    MLB Showdown Collectors/Collections?

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    Question for Yankee fans/ trade gurus

    Mark Melancon not a star, but very solid has had a few good seasons as a closer, 3x all star, up to 221 career saves, real nice run 2013-2016 had an ERA of about 2.00 over about 300 appearance / 300 IP having a great season this year with 16 saves for the Padres already, on track to another 50...

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