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Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 12-28-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,800
Posted By astrosox
I think the move may be shortsighted by eBay, but...

I think the move may be shortsighted by eBay, but only they will know. The reason is because the rewards program provided a point of sale incentive, however small, to encourage buyers to buy a little...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-24-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 22,786
Posted By astrosox
No, we all are. Even Lester surprised me after...

No, we all are. Even Lester surprised me after his last outing. He really stepped it up. Amazingly, I'm less worried about Lackey than I am about Buchholz and Peavy. Peavy has had moments of...
Forum: BASEBALL 10-18-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 980
Posted By astrosox
What's the issue with Ripken?

What's the issue with Ripken?
Forum: BASEBALL 10-07-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By astrosox
Really good to see I'm not the only who thought...

Really good to see I'm not the only who thought this when I noticed that. Thanks for posting.
Forum: BASEBALL 09-27-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,599
Posted By astrosox
Apparently if he throws one perfect inning, he...

Apparently if he throws one perfect inning, he will end up at a career 1.000 WHIP, according to Jayson Stark and others on Twitter.

I just realized this is only loosely relevant. So, let him roam...
Forum: BASEBALL 09-03-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,385
Posted By astrosox
Is it possible to just get it authenticated? I...

Is it possible to just get it authenticated? I think that's the most valuable service these companies provide anyway. If it's for your its own protection, that's all it needs.
Forum: BASEBALL 08-28-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,497
Posted By astrosox
Nick Williams: It's Moors, you idiot! ...

Nick Williams: It's Moors, you idiot!


Moops!
Forum: BASEBALL 08-26-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By astrosox
Thanks for the response. I know many people are...

Thanks for the response. I know many people are fine with their redemption situations and willing to gamble on them or wait. (I am not, personally.) But it's also my understanding that people...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-26-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By astrosox
Moe [or anyone]: Was this question answered?...

Moe [or anyone]:

Was this question answered? To me, it is the most important question, since a pretty large fraction of redemptions seem to end up this route:



Apologies if I missed the...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-10-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By astrosox
Makes me so happy to see the OBP on the back. May...

Makes me so happy to see the OBP on the back. May I ask why the inscription was not included?
Forum: BASEBALL 08-10-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,412
Posted By astrosox
It likely looks better in person than in an...

It likely looks better in person than in an enlarged scan/detailed photo.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-20-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,217
Posted By astrosox
Lots of Red Sox for a Yankees fan, no? All look...

Lots of Red Sox for a Yankees fan, no? All look great though.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-19-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By astrosox
Don't worry, they're waiting until he actually...

Don't worry, they're waiting until he actually makes his mark.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-11-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By astrosox
Most iconic card of your team?

What card is the most iconic featuring a player on your favorite team? For the Red Sox, the best I could think of in a moment of spontaneity was:
...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-03-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,657
Posted By astrosox
Does it still need to be disclosed and approved...

Does it still need to be disclosed and approved to be okayed by the Powers That Be?
Forum: BASEBALL 06-03-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By astrosox
I'm way oversimplifying this, but at some level,...

I'm way oversimplifying this, but at some level, it's possible that the AAA pitchers may have had a lot more experience facing him and can pitch to him much better. Pitchers in the majors are seeing...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-02-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,066
Posted By astrosox
'12 but not '13, because I heard some grumblings...

'12 but not '13, because I heard some grumblings about changes in RTTS.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-25-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,081
Posted By astrosox
It's really just getting absurd.

It's really just getting absurd.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-13-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 810
Posted By astrosox
So, so many. Obligatory Ripken: ...

So, so many. Obligatory Ripken:

http://img.comc.com/original/88f23527-01d2-469b-b6ec-1e5e77e7999a.jpg (http://www.comc.com/Cards/Baseball/1982/Topps_Traded/98T/Cal_Ripken/1881039)

Also, it's...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-04-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By astrosox
My understanding, just to reiterate and/or...

My understanding, just to reiterate and/or confirm, is that an MLBPA license is exclusive from an MLBP license. The former gives you rights to players represented by the MLBPA. The latter gives you...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-13-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By astrosox
We were just that happy to get rid of Carl...

We were just that happy to get rid of Carl Crawford.
Forum: BASEBALL 11-22-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 877
Posted By astrosox
Haha, glad an Astros fan showed up to claim that.

Haha, glad an Astros fan showed up to claim that.
Forum: BASEBALL 11-21-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,685
Posted By astrosox
I decided to go the singles route on Five Star,...

I decided to go the singles route on Five Star, like many. Just received one in the mail, and I'm extremely unimpressed by it! I like the front design (which is why I bought a few), but the cardstock...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-05-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By astrosox
They're about one step away from: ...

They're about one step away from:

http://www.rickeyhendersoncards.com/rickey_henderson_card_gallery/var/albums/raw_cards/1991%20score%20890%20rickey%20henderson%20dream%20team.jpg?m=1340027939
Forum: BASEBALL 08-18-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,219
Posted By astrosox
I know this is an older thread, but I didn't want...

I know this is an older thread, but I didn't want to create a thread just to say ...

one of my more specific eBay annoyances is when sellers seem to ignore that their Sweet Spot autographs have...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-08-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,673
Posted By astrosox
Thanks, BCF. Because of all of you prospectors,...

Thanks, BCF. Because of all of you prospectors, I've heard of pretty much all these guys!
Forum: BASEBALL 05-31-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By astrosox
I love stories like this. This is one reason why...

I love stories like this. This is one reason why I stuff Bryce Harper autographs under my floorboards.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-26-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,562
Posted By astrosox
Is there going to be a pre-ban on REDSOX2012...

Is there going to be a pre-ban on REDSOX2012 and/or FSDOUBRONTBETTERTHANMOORE?
Forum: BASEBALL 05-25-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By astrosox
Apparently it's pretty new! I wonder if they're...

Apparently it's pretty new! I wonder if they're going to do some real work and actually try to hold some people accountable (unlikely) or just be talking heads for companies.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-14-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By astrosox
Funny you should ask this. I am currently dealing...

Funny you should ask this. I am currently dealing with maybe my 2nd postal issue in 15 years. It was securely packaged etc., and I opted for insurance because of the value of the item. Postal worker...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-13-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By astrosox
Glad that's going to a good home. These Museum...

Glad that's going to a good home. These Museum autographs are so nice.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-08-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By astrosox
Is even the black plate reversed?

Is even the black plate reversed?
Forum: BASEBALL 05-08-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By astrosox
It's a giant cardboard display that has a mouth...

It's a giant cardboard display that has a mouth at the bottom from which packs are typically pulled. Think change machine coin return but for packs.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-07-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By astrosox
Right? Or just make all jumbo and make a mini-box...

Right? Or just make all jumbo and make a mini-box or something.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-07-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By astrosox
Could his distributor have imposed similar...

Could his distributor have imposed similar restrictions on him?
Forum: BASEBALL 05-07-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,517
Posted By astrosox
I definitely don't blame the seller. I blame the...

I definitely don't blame the seller. I blame the last buyer. :)

Also, to me, there is no piece of cardboard worth that much money, no matter what I can afford. But I'm absolutely not imposing that...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-07-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,517
Posted By astrosox
Was hoping it was the violinist. These prices are...

Was hoping it was the violinist. These prices are amazing to me.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-07-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,680
Posted By astrosox
I like hard-nosed baseball but no headhunting....

I like hard-nosed baseball but no headhunting. This was old school welcome to the bigs. Nothing wrong with it.

I wouldn't be surprised if we saw Harper schlepping bullpen candy in a Hello Kitty...
Forum: BASEBALL 05-07-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,677
Posted By astrosox
Nothing matters until a sale is confirmed ....

Nothing matters until a sale is confirmed ....
Forum: BASEBALL 05-07-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,680
Posted By astrosox
No, he hasn't. After seeing mediocre AAA numbers,...

No, he hasn't. After seeing mediocre AAA numbers, I did not believe the hype surrounding this kid, but he has been very solid in all aspects of his game. He seems to love to play hard. I am now a...
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