The day that Indianapolis Colts fans have been dreading for five years finally came to pass on Monday as Peyton Manning rode off into the Denver sunset.

Here in Peyton Pass — otherwise known as Central Indiana — we’ve never been quite the same since the most famous neck in football betrayed our NFL destiny in 2011, and now many are in an outright sports mourning phase.

But while Peyton is gone from the field, some great things are eternal.

Like baseball cards, and baseball card blogs.

To soothe our loss and to celebrate the arrival of Spring, here are some of the best posts from the hobby world over the past five days.

Want more great hobby reading? Check out our definitive guide to 400+ of the best sports card websites here, or download a handy PDF version here.

Peyton Manning

Baseball Cards

Football Cards

Memorabilia

Oddball

Want more great hobby reading? Check out our definitive guide to 400+ of the best sports card websites here, or download a handy PDF version here.