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Forum: FOOTBALL 09-03-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,423
Posted By rookie_gems
I agree with you :)!

I agree with you :)!
Forum: BASEBALL 09-03-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By rookie_gems
This race should be interesting in September! I...

This race should be interesting in September! I can't wait to watch. GO TIGERS!!
Forum: BASEBALL 08-12-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,846
Posted By rookie_gems
The Donruss Elite's are beautiful cards with the...

The Donruss Elite's are beautiful cards with the exception that Gio has such a tall autograph you will rarely see a BGS 10 grade on the auto. I have several of these and had several of them graded. ...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-12-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,846
Posted By rookie_gems
Burt, Very nice card. I have a few of those...

Burt, Very nice card. I have a few of those myself
Forum: BASEBALL 08-12-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,846
Posted By rookie_gems
I'm a huge Gio fan! Thank you for sharing your...

I'm a huge Gio fan! Thank you for sharing your collection with us
Forum: BASEBALL 07-08-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By rookie_gems
Phil Hughes wasn't helped by key errors by ex Red...

Phil Hughes wasn't helped by key errors by ex Red Sox Darnell McDonald and All-Star Shortstop Derek Jeter in the 6th inning. These two errors extended the inning and really hurt him. I was rooting...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-08-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By rookie_gems
McCutchen is an incredible player but.....a...

McCutchen is an incredible player but.....a legitiment Home Run hitter??? I'm not sure if he is that. Good luck to him in the contest though. It should be very exciting to watch
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 04-26-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By rookie_gems
I completely agree with you that the seller...

I completely agree with you that the seller should have known those were not his items. Furthermore, I think it is unjust that you are not compensated in some sort of way for lost revenue. It was...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-26-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By rookie_gems
I know it's early but.....

I really am excited each night to watch the Washington Nationals young pitching rotation take the mound. Watching this starting rotation that includes Detwiler, Gio Gonzalez, Strasburg, and...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-26-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,444
Posted By rookie_gems
JP, I disagree with this above statement. I...

JP, I disagree with this above statement. I don't know what "paper" you are referring to but I would definitely not include Phil Hughes and Freddy Garcia as part of a "deep rotation" and Andy...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-26-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By rookie_gems
Unfortunately a torn labrum is one of the hardest...

Unfortunately a torn labrum is one of the hardest injuries for pitchers to come back from. Typically pitchers don't throw as hard once they come back from the injury. For your sake, I really hope...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-27-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By rookie_gems
From my experience, Bulk Grading is sometimes...

From my experience, Bulk Grading is sometimes very rewarding and yet other times extremely disappointing. Don't get discouraged. Just send the exact same cards back in and you just may be surprised...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-27-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,865
Posted By rookie_gems
Has anyone else noticed this in your LCS?

Over the past year, I have been going into my Local Card Store more and more in order to give him the business that I would have otherwise conducted online. I have bought several wax items,...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-27-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,761
Posted By rookie_gems
This is just a shame. FLMARLIN was always very...

This is just a shame. FLMARLIN was always very helpful and insightful.....its just too bad to see him gone from the boards. I enjoyed reading his posts. Hopefuly there can be some sort of positive...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-27-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,871
Posted By rookie_gems
I guess it could be worse......you could be a...

I guess it could be worse......you could be a Fernando Martinez collector/fan. Now, what a disappointment that is....at least Snider has a glimmer of potential if he can just stop trying to crush...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 03-26-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By rookie_gems
Does anyone have a suggestion on how Ebay might...

Does anyone have a suggestion on how Ebay might be able to create an incentive for buyers and sellers to leave feedback for each other because at this moment, there is none. We are in an incentive...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-26-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,762
Posted By rookie_gems
I too, would start the item at .99 cents with...

I too, would start the item at .99 cents with zero reserve. It is one of the most coveted players in baseball card collecting at this moment. Therefore, you should have no problem selling the item...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-29-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,212
Posted By rookie_gems
Sure ya did! ;)

Sure ya did! ;)
Forum: BASEBALL 02-02-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,526
Posted By rookie_gems
...yet, the IRS will not allow you to deduct a...

...yet, the IRS will not allow you to deduct a loss (I have tried)......that's fair :confused:
Forum: BASEBALL 01-21-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,261
Posted By rookie_gems
Why would that be a "pet peeve"? Do you not...

Why would that be a "pet peeve"? Do you not think the seller deserves to get "near or at book value"? The name of the game when you are a seller is to get the most you can for your item. If you...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-21-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,669
Posted By rookie_gems
Joe, I think you'll see the Harper super surface...

Joe, I think you'll see the Harper super surface sometime soon. If it's not me, I hope it's you! Good luck bro
Forum: BASEBALL 01-21-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By rookie_gems
Smile awesome! Good luck and let us know how you make...

awesome! Good luck and let us know how you make out
Forum: BASEBALL 01-21-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By rookie_gems
You should be able to purchase Heywards at a very...

You should be able to purchase Heywards at a very reasonable price compared to a year ago with all the anticipation that he was going to build off of his sensational 2010 season. This would be a...
Forum: Off Topic 01-04-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By rookie_gems
It is just too bad how little value Ebay has put...

It is just too bad how little value Ebay has put on the seller over the past several years with the mandating of the use of Paypal to the removal of the sellers' oportunity to leave negative feedback...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-14-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By rookie_gems
what ever happened to the new site...

what ever happened to the new site sportscardbin.com? It seemed like a promising site but now it is off the 'net? Anyone know what happened to it?
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By rookie_gems
good luck, keep us informed. :)!

good luck, keep us informed. :)!
Forum: BASEBALL 07-07-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By rookie_gems
rule of thumb among most "graded" collectors is,...

rule of thumb among most "graded" collectors is, if there are 2 or more subgrades (ie 9.5/9.5/9/9) that are higher than the overall grade (ie BGS 9) then it is typically cracked and re-submitted. ...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-05-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By rookie_gems
why not try COMC.com?

why not try COMC.com?
Forum: BASEBALL 06-13-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By rookie_gems
prospecting is very tricky. There are so many...

prospecting is very tricky. There are so many variables and the odds of a prospect making a "splash" are somewhat very low. Then, if and when they do get the opportunity to play in the big leagues,...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-18-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By rookie_gems
I would be on the side of the Hanley/Johnson. ...

I would be on the side of the Hanley/Johnson. Much better value there in my opinion
Forum: BASEBALL 04-18-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By rookie_gems
Anyone go to the Hofstra Card Show today?

This was one of the bigger show in the NY/NJ area in the past and I am curious what the turnout was. Also, if anyone has anything they wanna show that they picked up, that would be great!
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 04-17-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By rookie_gems
RE: alex Gordon

I am also looking for any 2006 Alex Gordon Rookie Auto's.
Thanks
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 04-16-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By rookie_gems
WTB the following players

2004 SP Prospects Yovani Gallardo Rookie Autos
2004 Donruss Elite Yovani Gallardo Rookie Autos
2004 Bowman Chrome Gio Gonzalez Ref, Xfrac, Gold Ref rookie Auto's
2004 Donruss Elite Mark Trumbo...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,720
Posted By rookie_gems
he is arguably the hottest player right now but...

he is arguably the hottest player right now but given the surpressed economy, I'm not surprised. Cards are just not selling for what they once did.
Very nice card though!
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By rookie_gems
Agree 100 % with you. The value without a top...

Agree 100 % with you. The value without a top auto is most likely $20-$30. With an ave auto probably $80-100 and with a top star auto, over $100. I would open it. That is the fun of being into...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By rookie_gems
Awesome card shady!! Nice to have a Howard in...

Awesome card shady!! Nice to have a Howard in the ol' collection
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By rookie_gems
I am in the same boat as you with the Mattingly,...

I am in the same boat as you with the Mattingly, Puckett, Bonds,....I have to add McGwire, Gwynn, Boggs, and R. Henderson. I have just acquired a huge stash of 90's stuff that I am going through...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 970
Posted By rookie_gems
Tulo

The dude is AWESOME!!!
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By rookie_gems
The kid is 21 years old. He was 20 last year...

The kid is 21 years old. He was 20 last year when he slugged 18 homers. I just think it is premature to sell at this point. Just my opinion. Good luck whatever you decide.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-16-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By rookie_gems
I agree. The guy is ranked as one of this years...

I agree. The guy is ranked as one of this years big surprises by many media outlets. I on the other hand, am not surprised at all at his early success.
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