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    Topps you're killing me.. (Edgar Martinez Auto's)

    Looks like they’ve done a better job picking awesome looking cards as opposed to repeatedly using 1995 Topps. Those look amazing Sent from my iPhone using Freedom Card Board
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    clarkzac's HOF Collection

    Great collection! There’s a remarkable amount of history here, so many all-time greats and you have cards from some great looking sets. Sent from my iPhone using Freedom Card Board
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    The Passing of a Member...

    Rachel, we are truly sorry for your loss. We got to know James through these boards, and he was a real part of our weird, virtual, baseball-obsessed family. We miss him here but know that our loss is nothing compared to yours. I hope you and your family find solace in the happy memories. He...
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    August pick up/pulls

    Picked up this picture of the 1947 New York Cubans, and I've been in the process (with the help of a group focused on the Negro Leagues on Facebook, which includes family members of former Negro League players) of ID'ing as many players as I can. The 1947 New York Cubans were Negro World Series...
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    August pick up/pulls

    Great pickup! I've been picking up early 2000 game-used of Ruth, Gehrig, Jackie and a few of the biggest names recently. I wrote something up about this recently, but I don't believe we will ever see game0used like they made in the early 2000's. If you do the math, a Ruth jersey today can...
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    The Passing of a Member...

    Really well said. The internet has created places for for all of us to find others who share our interests and passions, and there are many people here who I view as friends, but at the same time, in most cases, there is a barrier and a distance that is difficult to overcome without meeting in...
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    July pick up thread

    That was one of the best sets over the last 20 years IMO, and many people don't realize that GU versions exist. Killer pickup!
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    Old time member memories

    😢
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    Can anyone hit .400 this year?

    A counterpoint here is someone like Jacob DeGrom. He has 2 Cy Young awards in a row. In a season like this, he will have a harder time winning, since in a short season it's more likely that someone gets hot and has a ridiculous start even if they aren't great. He had a chance to do something...
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    Leake, Zimmermann and Ross opt out

    They are bleeding money. Losing the TV money for the 60 games is a loss for everyone. It’s no different than other businesses. Baseball is a mess now and I expect more than one team to sell or declare bankruptcy in the next 6-12 months, but they will to open if they can. Sent from my iPhone...
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    WTB WTB High end Jim Edmonds cards, Edmonds patches and high end autos

    Not a card, but I have a game-used lineup card from 1993 from Edmonds brief callup (he played just 18 games that season. I'd be looking for $75 for it. If interested, feel free to pm me and I can get you a scan. Not sure if you only collect cards, or if something like that would be of interest.
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    Thoughts on Jose Canseco's cards long term

    I think the hobby market and particularly 80’s rookies (along with modern stars like Acuna) have seen increases over the last few months. Opinions differ but I think many are pointing to a country full of people who can’t go out, can’t spend money in places they usually do (like eating out...
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    May pickup Thread

    Signed with the date he integrated the AL. That’s incredible. Sent from my iPhone using Freedom Card Board
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    May pickup Thread

    Wow. I didn't know they made with game-used glove cards. That's a killer piece!
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    Cool Negro League/Barnstorming pickup

    Found it!! https://joeposnanski.substack.com/p/three-buck-stories

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