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  1. popguynyc

    It’s crazy to me this is a real picture. Video included.

    This is an awesome story I was not familiar with. Check it out here: https://tht.fangraphs.com/ted-simmons-and-the-bizzarre-brawl/ TL/DR: nobody was ejected except the Cubs manager and Ted Simmons got the game winning hit in the 9th!
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    Fanatics to take over MLB trading card license?

    Why must it be an exclusive deal? Why can’t MLB split it and let the collector win? (I know the answer is $, but how much is enough??) ((I know the answer is: never enough.))
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    Anyone here get SCD in print?

    Had a subscription for a couple years in the late 70s. Was really the only source of content. Always a fun read and cool ads. But that was 100 years ago!!
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    MrMopar's First* Annual Baseball's Back Contest - No true winner, but dano7 & aanewport are WINNERS of consolation prizes!

    Now that Hand has switched leagues and is in Toronto - that means he’s done in the competition right? ;-)
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    My cut junk era ART thread

    Have you posted any video of how you do your work? The level of detail is so impressive!
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    watching a good baseball movie

    Kurt’s dad was a bigger than life character- but they could have played up the David v Goliath a bit more I think. Worth watching for sure. Not many baseball team documentaries. I’d like to watch one on Bill Veeck.
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    Recent pull from Topps Archive Signature Series Koufax 2/2

    Having a Koufax in your collection is pretty sweet, but I understand getting the best value out of it. Good luck.
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    Anybody need 1980/1990/2000s Phillies commons or parallels?

    I am reducing my shelf space and I’m going through my Phillies commons. If anybody still needs anything - players, parallels - for non-Topps (for now) - lmk. I will gladly send them your way for the postage. Send me your want lists (nothing SSP, no autos, no GU, etc.). Mostly 1980s, 1990s and...
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    Eyepoppers

    Those 2010 Upper Deck Exquisite look so chippy on the reverse side. I can’t imagine they would grade particularly well. But I should look at mine and see if any look good. Glad you started this thread!
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    I hear people have been complaining about Topps Update?

    That’s a great hit. Glad you found it. Hers my complaint: I hate the inconsistent layout of the fronts and backs of these 2020 cards. (Maybe it’s always been this way and I have not been paying attention.) All portrait images should have the same reverse orientation! It just seems lazy and...
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    RIP Gale Sayers

    Never saw him play, but Brian’s Song made a huge impact on me as a kid in the 1970s.
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    Phillies Pick Up Thread

    You gotta have a Richie Allen in the PC! Team is retiring his number on Thursday. Hopefully ahead of a HoF election later this year.
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    1982 Fleer Garvey Autograph - Real or Not?

    Great thread. Thanks for the insights.
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    Birthday and date of death

    Only about 30 miles between his birth and death. But 11 summers with the NY Giants.
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    RIP Bob Watson

    Sad to hear. Watson scored MLBs 1,000,000 run back in 1975. He was a gamer.
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    Finished a dirty set

    Very cool! But I wouldn’t eat that dirt after all these years! 😂

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