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Forum: BASEBALL Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By mfw13
I think you're overrating Mejia a bit....he's...

I think you're overrating Mejia a bit....he's struggled at AAA this year (although in the PCL to be fair), and spent parts of three different seasons at AA before he finally had some real success at...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-27-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By mfw13
76 pitches....I wonder if that's the record for...

76 pitches....I wonder if that's the record for fewest pitches in a complete game...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-27-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By mfw13
Gerrit Cole throws 94-pitch complete game....

Just thought I'd point this out since it probably hasn't been done in a while (i.e. complete game with <100 pitches).

Heck, these days its pretty rare to even see someone throw a complete game...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-26-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By mfw13
They do, it's called Donruss Soccer. But because...

They do, it's called Donruss Soccer. But because they don't have EPL rights, it only contains players from some of the biggest clubs, not all.
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 07-26-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By mfw13
$350 for ten cards ??? I'll pass... Looks...

$350 for ten cards ??? I'll pass...

Looks like just another high-end product for the gamblers...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-25-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 416
Posted By mfw13
In Seattle, if you want to get some nice Italian...

In Seattle, if you want to get some nice Italian food in a great setting, eat out on the deck at the Pink Door in Pike Place Market. But book a table now, since its extremely popular in the summer....
Forum: BASEBALL 07-25-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,448
Posted By mfw13
If they win the World Series, it's a great deal. ...

If they win the World Series, it's a great deal.

If they don't, it's a massive overpay.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-25-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 11,383
Posted By mfw13
So do elite starters :D You don't need to...

So do elite starters :D

You don't need to use your bullpen three innings every night if you've got starters who can pitch into the 7th or 8th on a consistent basis.

Three shut-down relievers...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-24-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,092
Posted By mfw13
And if it never fills...can't wait to hear the...

And if it never fills...can't wait to hear the stories of people trying to get their money back six months from now....
Forum: BASEBALL 07-24-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,092
Posted By mfw13
Still 374 spots left....doesn't look like this is...

Still 374 spots left....doesn't look like this is too popular...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-24-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 855
Posted By mfw13
All Twin Oaks shows are fairly mediocre...same...

All Twin Oaks shows are fairly mediocre...same "dealers" with the same stuff at every show.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-24-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 8,050
Posted By mfw13
I'm not defending the cutting up of the uniforms,...

I'm not defending the cutting up of the uniforms, but I am defending his right/desire to not want to pitch in a uniform he felt was uncomfortable and impeded his ability to pitch.

He's out there...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-23-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By mfw13
There's not exactly a shortage of 1982 Topps...

There's not exactly a shortage of 1982 Topps cards out there...

For the Ripken RC alone, you've got:

242 PSA 10's
2928 PSA 9's
Forum: BASEBALL 07-23-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 8,050
Posted By mfw13
It was an immature reaction by Sale, but I can...

It was an immature reaction by Sale, but I can understand where he's coming from if he thought the jersey was uncomfortable and would impede his pitching.

And teams have gone waaaaaay overboard...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-23-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 11,259
Posted By mfw13
At least the Dodgers lost too, so as bad as...

At least the Dodgers lost too, so as bad as things have been, we're still four games up...
Forum: VINTAGE 07-22-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By mfw13
Are you trying to be obtuse and/or split hairs???...

Are you trying to be obtuse and/or split hairs???

He renders the opinion as to whether or not they are authentic or not (i.e. the main reason people send in packs to be slabbed), but because he...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,558
Posted By mfw13
Can't believe how low they have Hornsby (the...

Can't believe how low they have Hornsby (the greatest 2B ever) and Schmidt (the greatest 3B ever)...

Hornsby won two Triple Crowns, led the NL in OPS six consecutive years (and nine out of ten),...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,236
Posted By mfw13
Let's take it one step further and make two...

Let's take it one step further and make two rules:

#1 - Pitchers have to face a minimum of three batters.
#2 - Managers are limited to one mid-inning pitching change per game.

Reducing the...
Forum: VINTAGE 07-21-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By mfw13
Well, the two cards on my bucket list which most...

Well, the two cards on my bucket list which most fit into that price range would be a 1959 Bazooka Unitas and a 1959 Bazooka Jim Brown.
Forum: VINTAGE 07-21-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By mfw13
Umm....Steve Hart was the first person PSA hired...

Umm....Steve Hart was the first person PSA hired when they started grading packs....here's the link to PSA's original press release:
...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By mfw13
It's not just those two guys....there's been a...

It's not just those two guys....there's been a huge bubble in high-grade vintage over the last month or so as well....see this thread:
...
Forum: Blowoutcards Product Information Pages - BASEBALL 07-21-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By mfw13
Any sign of the checklist? Supposed to...

Any sign of the checklist?

Supposed to release next Wednesday...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,167
Posted By mfw13
We have a winner...

We have a winner...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By mfw13
What non-baseball designs would you like to see Topps use in baseball products?

So here's a fun question....Topps has used some non-baseball designs as inserts in Archives (71-72 Hockey, 72-73 Basketball, 1965 Football/Hockey).

What other non-baseball designs would you like...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,531
Posted By mfw13
It all depends what is being offered in return,...

It all depends what is being offered in return, doesn't it?

There are quite a few teams out there that could put together very good packages that the Angels would have to seriously consider...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-20-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By mfw13
If you are willing to expand your window a bit,...

If you are willing to expand your window a bit, 90/91 Skybox are some of the most gorgeous cards ever.
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-20-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 769
Posted By mfw13
Gotta have Jim Brown in there somewhere,...

Gotta have Jim Brown in there somewhere, especially since he stopped signing about five years ago. And what about Emmitt Smith?
Forum: BASEBALL 07-20-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,092
Posted By mfw13
It's a huge rip-off....by their own calculations,...

It's a huge rip-off....by their own calculations, only about 4% (16 out of 407) of the cards are going to be worth more than $500...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-19-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,341
Posted By mfw13
And some hand drawn 1/1's from Juan Rosales:

And some hand drawn 1/1's from Juan Rosales:
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-19-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,341
Posted By mfw13
How about some hand-painted 1959 Bazooka style...

How about some hand-painted 1959 Bazooka style 1/1's by John Hatton:
Forum: VINTAGE 07-19-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 858
Posted By mfw13
How much $$$ did you have to spend to "earn" that...

How much $$$ did you have to spend to "earn" that many points?
Forum: BASEBALL 07-19-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,524
Posted By mfw13
I agree with you 100%....said the same thing last...

I agree with you 100%....said the same thing last year and got blasted for it...Archives should be roughly the same price per box as Heritage...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-19-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,255
Posted By mfw13
The problem is that managers don't allow guys to...

The problem is that managers don't allow guys to run very much anymore, and guys don't run too much on their own in order to avoid the wear and tear on their bodies.

There are plenty of guys who...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-19-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By mfw13
Gotta disagree. Had he allowed Tanaka to pitch...

Gotta disagree. Had he allowed Tanaka to pitch another inning or so, he likely still would have won the game (given that Tanaka was dominating), and now he'd have at least one of the big three...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-19-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By mfw13
I've still got my ticket stub from Game 3 of the...

I've still got my ticket stub from Game 3 of the 1989 World Series (i.e. the Earthquake game)....
Forum: BASEBALL 07-19-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By mfw13
Was going to bring that up....yet another example...

Was going to bring that up....yet another example of a manager pulling his ace starter to go to the bullpen when he didn't have to....Sale could have easily completed that game.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-18-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By mfw13
I'd note that the Yankees used their big three...

I'd note that the Yankees used their big three again tonight (in this case in a situation that clearly called for it), and now none of them will (presumably) be available tomorrow, since they all...
Forum: VINTAGE 07-18-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By mfw13
If you're a collector, you buy the card, not the...

If you're a collector, you buy the card, not the grade.

Main thing I look for is good centering and color....a little corner wear doesn't bother me too much.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-18-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By mfw13
Pitch count limits are generally around 110-120...

Pitch count limits are generally around 110-120 pitches, not 90 pitches...pulling starters who are in complete command at 91 (Hamels) and 87 (Tanaka) pitches respectively is just ridiculous.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-18-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By mfw13
Except that shouldn't you be saving your best...

Except that shouldn't you be saving your best relievers for higher leverage situations?

And shouldn't you be trying to rest your bullpen as much as possible, especially given that both the...
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