St. Patrick’s Day is behind us and March Madness has already dashed more dreams than that vending box of 1985 Topps baseball you’ve had stashed in the back of your closet for the last 30 years.
But that’s OK, because there is still plenty to look forward to this Spring — Easter, the rest of the NCAA Tournament, sweetsweetsweet Opening Day.
And baseball cards. There’s always baseball cards.
To help you get in a proper cardboard frame of mind for weekend, here are some of the best posts from the hobby world over the past five days.
- Matt Flaten (@) gives us a look at theTop 10 Red Schoendienst Baseball Cards.
- In Card of the Day: Paul O’Neill 1986 Donruss Rated Rookie #37 , Andrew Chrisman (@) takes us back to a Reds’ glory year.
- Meanwhile, Andrew’s Flashback Product of the Week: 1948 Topps Magic Photos takes us back even further, to when the Indians mattered.
- Play at the Plate wonders “What the *Heck*?” in their New Series: WTH?
- Wrigley Wax (@) has Five Random Cubs Cards that will appeal to all generations of Northside fans.
- You Bought Cards Where? … that’s what Tony L. (
- Eric Young, Jr., was thrilled that @ reached Completion! (Stale Gum-Assisted Edition).
- Capewood (@) found something to top a bagful of Ty Cobbs — a Pope Francis Rookie Card!
- But, as Rich Mueller (@) points out, the Highest Graded Cobb Back from Lucky 7 Find Sold and did just fine.
- Robert at “$30 a week habit” wants to know, Will we see something unique and low priced in the future?
- The week featured a Rookie Card Upgrade: 1960 Topps Willie McCovey for Cardboard Icons (@cardboardicons).
- Fuji (@) finishes off His Topps Totem Pole — the top 6 Topps baseball card sets.
- Night Owl (@) breaks out some oldtime hobby news and does some comparin’.
- Rich Mueller explains that 1974-75 Topps Basketball Set Offers Value.
- Matt Flaten runs down the Top 10 Marcus Allen Football Cards.
- A Marshall Faulk auto was part of the week’s haul for @breakdowncards.
- Bob Lemke details how 1962 Post/Jell-O production found in article.
- Doug Kostozki(@SCDmagazine) wants us to Look: It’s Cards! It’s Gum! It’s a Comic Book – Topps Comic Book Inserts.