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Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 101
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Posted By erock28
The bolded can be said about any product, any...

The bolded can be said about any product, any year.

Ginter is no exception. That said, it is one of the safest rips to guarantee a decent return due to the minis and sets. I'll bring in $400+...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,631
Posted By erock28
Only done with 105 of ~150 sets? Slacker ;) ...

Only done with 105 of ~150 sets? Slacker ;)

Couldn't agree more with the SSP minis...I have no clue why they don't make them. Zero additional costs (well, minimal), tons of interest.
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 3,573
Posted By erock28
I would have thought they could have squeezed a...

I would have thought they could have squeezed a liiiiittle more out of Parra, seems Davies has a low ceiling. Still, he's the 6th best prospect in the organization...

Really digging the GoGo...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,631
Posted By erock28
Wow...that's crazy. All the guys I know who did...

Wow...that's crazy. All the guys I know who did a case or two had no complaints - got the usual 4 sets or damn close to it. How was the collation on everything you ripped, or weren't you paying a...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,631
Posted By erock28
I think you had an anomaly...flat out bad luck. ...

I think you had an anomaly...flat out bad luck. In 2013 and 14, I fell exactly one base card short of (5) 1-300 sets....this year it was one card short of (4) 1-350 sets. Usually the case collation...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By erock28
Hopefully the Crew got a sack of practice balls...

Hopefully the Crew got a sack of practice balls and a new net for their batting cage in return. If anything, should reduce the spend on post game spreads for the rest of the season...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,631
Posted By erock28
Highlighted this part because it is exactly the...

Highlighted this part because it is exactly the allure. With almost every other product, there is a box hit. When you get it, you're done. With Ginter, each pack could have some sort of SP/hit......
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By erock28
I highly doubt anyone on here will say to sell...

I highly doubt anyone on here will say to sell it...lol

I've always sold my rips unripped and never looked back. Not because I needed the guaranteed money, just always assumed my luck sucks so...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,122
Posted By erock28
Well, 7-4 really is pretty decent (that was the...

Well, 7-4 really is pretty decent (that was the actual W-L total), but wins are fluky. His first turn in the postseason was solid, and the '91 WS was epic...but other than that he was downright...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,122
Posted By erock28
If Morris doesn't have the 1991 WS that he did,...

If Morris doesn't have the 1991 WS that he did, his inclusion never would have been in consideration. Some folks have put the halo effect on that performance - which was incredible to be fair - and...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 372,453
Posted By erock28
Bahahahahaha!!! That is awesome!

Bahahahahaha!!! That is awesome!
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,122
Posted By erock28
I agree with most of your points. Lumping #1 and...

I agree with most of your points. Lumping #1 and #2 together, what is critical to me is sustained dominance. A guy who has 7-8 top 5 MVP finishes trumps someone with 2 MVP wins and zero other top...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,122
Posted By erock28
That's not what is in question - Molitor, Thomas,...

That's not what is in question - Molitor, Thomas, Thome, Glavine, etc. all deserve to be there. I'll be happy when Thome gets inducted - the numbers support it and he was be most accounts a...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 372,453
Posted By erock28
The bus route took you to Florida this week? ...

The bus route took you to Florida this week? Must be nice logging the overtime :)!
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 372,453
Posted By erock28
I just hope that however this shakes out, we can...

I just hope that however this shakes out, we can get live updates of the whole process. I was going to try and make it to the National for a day, but work is swallowing me whole at the moment :(
...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-29-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,122
Posted By erock28
Arrogance? Please. It's not a matter of...

Arrogance? Please. It's not a matter of "holding him hostage", just the personal belief that only the transcendent superstars should make it in on the first ballot. Griffey Jr., Maddux, Randy...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-28-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,122
Posted By erock28
HOFer yes (IMO), first ballot hell no.

HOFer yes (IMO), first ballot hell no.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-28-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,107
Posted By erock28
I agree that the definition of "on card" has been...

I agree that the definition of "on card" has been altered in a sense. Anything with a trapped window (the black construction paper you see often in FB and basketball as example) is billed as an on...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-27-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 1,542
Posted By erock28
047/399 Thanks!

047/399

Thanks!
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 34,658
Posted By erock28
Nice hits thus far! While I'm sure the results...

Nice hits thus far! While I'm sure the results aren't typical (you seem to be killing it ;)), this certainly provides some optimism!
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 34,658
Posted By erock28
Pretty much SOP. While my expectations are...

Pretty much SOP. While my expectations are certainly down due to lack of double rips and no HOFers, there still is tons of value in sets/minis/SP's/etc...

Ginter will be fine. It won't be as...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-20-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 34,658
Posted By erock28
The price spike of release week is a given with...

The price spike of release week is a given with Ginter...file it alongside death and taxes of life's certainties. It will absolutely drop within a week or two if the product lacks oomph out of the...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-20-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 372,453
Posted By erock28
It is covered by Will in the 250 case BD break -...

It is covered by Will in the 250 case BD break - some sort of injury to his dominant arm. I've wondered how he could physically open and sort 250 cases with a bad wing, but that's neither here nor...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 56,271
Posted By erock28
Plus super rare 1/1 cut auto's taken from medical...

Plus super rare 1/1 cut auto's taken from medical documents where assent was required for STD treatment...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 56,271
Posted By erock28
I would never doubt your historical knowledge of...

I would never doubt your historical knowledge of the subject, and take your word that the GU pubes checklist would be thorough and solid!

I can already visualize the repack version of the...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 56,271
Posted By erock28
How would you propose "game" used versions...

How would you propose "game" used versions where...um...there aren't any pubes? You might be excluding a lot of "players" from the set. Just something to think about! :)!
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 56,271
Posted By erock28
Would you build the master set of "game" used...

Would you build the master set of "game" used pube cards?
Forum: BASEBALL 07-14-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 372,453
Posted By erock28
Does PR have Charmin or Baby Soft in his...

Does PR have Charmin or Baby Soft in his "booth"?
Forum: BASEBALL 07-14-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 34,658
Posted By erock28
The lack of HOFers does hurt the product...I'm...

The lack of HOFers does hurt the product...I'm wondering if why the price point started (and stayed) lower than last year. I was curious why it opened at $985 on BO and has sat there since day 1. ...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 07-14-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,245
Posted By erock28
About 40% of boxes had two autos - most everyone...

About 40% of boxes had two autos - most everyone was pulling 16-17 per case back in the day. You might as well rip them...if you sell on eBay what are the odds some schmuck files a SNAD claim after...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-11-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 34,658
Posted By erock28
It depends on personal preference - comparing...

It depends on personal preference - comparing these products is apples to oranges. With TC you're chasing auto's and color, with A&G the excitement is the oddball mini's, rips, SP'd relics and...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-10-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 34,658
Posted By erock28
Unfortunately I don't remember - I THINK I had 2...

Unfortunately I don't remember - I THINK I had 2 full 1-350's and (3) 1-300's. SP collation was weird - I had just enough to do another set in terms of quantity, but had multiple doubles/triples of...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-10-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 34,658
Posted By erock28
I missed the pre-order boat last year and ended...

I missed the pre-order boat last year and ended up buying a case at $1,175 from my LCS (BO was at $1,125 I think). Ended up selling almost $1,200 gross, and was able to keep a set 1-350. I did NOT...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-10-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 372,453
Posted By erock28
So is PR God now?

So is PR God now?
Forum: BASEBALL 07-08-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,245
Posted By erock28
I ripped a box a couple of months ago - do you...

I ripped a box a couple of months ago - do you have a list of all cards you have? If so, PM it to me. If I can get my lazy a$$ off the couch after I get home from work one of these nights...I'll...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-07-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 372,453
Posted By erock28
I suppose he/she could have had the Dodgers in a...

I suppose he/she could have had the Dodgers in a team group break, or Holmes in a player break. It would be pretty crazy if those two cards were in the same case.

Or we can play the conspiracy...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-07-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,371
Posted By erock28
Definitely wouldn't change it - see the tragic...

Definitely wouldn't change it - see the tragic Josh Hamilton/Shannon Stone incident. You still see players throwing balls into the stands, and railings are still at the same required height. Can't...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-07-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,371
Posted By erock28
I'm not in cahoots with jewcer, just agree with...

I'm not in cahoots with jewcer, just agree with all of his points in the last post wholeheartedly. What about his last statement do you view as wrong? I would be willing to bet all I own that MLB...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-07-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,371
Posted By erock28
Nail hit on the head in bolded statement. My...

Nail hit on the head in bolded statement. My company seats are at the outfield end of the dugout, second row. When I take my kids, I ALWAYS sit on the inside (towards home plate) to be prepared for...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-26-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,814
Views: 372,453
Posted By erock28
Should wear a scarlet letter 'P' on their chest

Should wear a scarlet letter 'P' on their chest
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