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Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 02-06-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Tom Oates
Nice case, I've busted about ten or eleven cases...

Nice case, I've busted about ten or eleven cases and never pulled one of those /25 hall of fame autographs. Surprisingly they don't sell well but they are great for the PC!
Forum: BASEBALL 02-06-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tom Oates
Put me in the hold category. He had a good year....

Put me in the hold category. He had a good year. IF he keeps his mouth shut and keeps producing, the card should be worth a little more resell value when he hits the milestones that others have...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-06-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Tom Oates
Thanks guys. That's why I put a question mark in...

Thanks guys. That's why I put a question mark in the title. I wasn't sure. I still have my card. Maybe I should bid on this one and have a matching set!
Forum: BASEBALL 02-06-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Tom Oates
Fake Koufax auto on ebay?

Here is the card that I pulled in December 2015. I opened five cases from Blowout Black Friday and had an entire thread on my case breaks. Notice the "S" in Sandy on my card overlaps the left border....
Forum: BASEBALL 02-04-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,143
Posted By Tom Oates
MLB Network had him featured this week as the #2...

MLB Network had him featured this week as the #2 center fielder if I remember correctly. #2 behind Trout is saying something!
Forum: BASEBALL 02-02-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By Tom Oates
I've been using the semi rigid "Card Saver II"....

I've been using the semi rigid "Card Saver II". Not just for sportlots but also on The Bench card trading site as well. Never had a problem with them. If the buyer buys two cards, I place one card in...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-31-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By Tom Oates
I opened my sportslots store on January 1st. I...

I opened my sportslots store on January 1st. I got 15 orders the first month. Probably would have had more but it takes time to build up feedback. On fifteen transactions, I only received three...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-29-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By Tom Oates
Think about it though... some 22 year old minimum...

Think about it though... some 22 year old minimum wage earner with good penmanship, lives with mommy and daddy, writes on your card and you like it. I'm a middle class American, with three degrees,...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-28-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By Tom Oates
Interesting hobby observation

I was looking through the January pickup thread and saw a red autograph card hand serial numbered 1/1. I've never liked the idea of hand serial numbered cards. If I write on one of my cards it's...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-26-2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,099
Posted By Tom Oates
Can't believe my luck. I've overpaid for many...

Can't believe my luck. I've overpaid for many cards in my set but this one helps offset some of that nonsense. $28

05/50
...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-26-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,941
Posted By Tom Oates
This can come off the list. Burbank has most of...

This can come off the list. Burbank has most of them hostage but I was able to win an autographed version of this card 05/50 for a whopping $28!!! Can't believe my luck!

2003 Leaf Certified...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-23-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Tom Oates
Send me your 1998 Gold Label want list. Any...

Send me your 1998 Gold Label want list. Any doubles on the Class 2 or 3, etc.?

Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 01-21-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By Tom Oates
I would go with 2009 Bowman Draft. The Trout...

I would go with 2009 Bowman Draft. The Trout autograph possibility has to be TOOOO tempting not to open it if you had a box or case.
Forum: BASEBALL 01-09-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By Tom Oates
I received my first two orders on Sportlots this...

I received my first two orders on Sportlots this week but I never received any form of email notification. I found the mail messages in my Junk Email folder. Advice to new sellers...

Add...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-05-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By Tom Oates
I sold 25 items last week and I have three NPB....

I sold 25 items last week and I have three NPB. Maybe it's just the holidays? Of course one of the three is the most expensive card that I sold.
Forum: BASEBALL 01-04-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By Tom Oates
I opened a Sportlots store in December and...

I opened a Sportlots store in December and uploaded 2100 cards. Heritage, Allen & Ginter, Bowman Draft, and Topps S1, S2 from various years, some game used and autographs. Lots of parallels and...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-04-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By Tom Oates
When Donruss went bankrupt, I saw a sheet of...

When Donruss went bankrupt, I saw a sheet of Stargell autographs on eBay. Sellers who lived in that area scored on some great deals at the bankruptcy sale. There was a flood of interesting items on...
Forum: Blowout Cards Promotions! (And Other FREE Giveaways!) 01-03-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,234
Posted By Tom Oates
Scan/picture of the card, Order Date, a brief...

Scan/picture of the card, Order Date, a brief description

Date: 30-Nov-2015 (Date shipped... cases arrived at my home and were opened in December. Case breaks posted in box break forum.)...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-02-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,237
Posted By Tom Oates
It's your card. Do whatever makes you happy....

It's your card. Do whatever makes you happy. Forget the hobby police.
Forum: BASEBALL 01-01-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,001
Posted By Tom Oates
Agreed, I broke my Draft habit after 2011....

Agreed, I broke my Draft habit after 2011. Haven't touched it since. Reading other people's case breaks since then has just solidified my decision. Have not missed it at all. In fact, my personal...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-29-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By Tom Oates
Nice! The Greats auto's are tough with the gold...

Nice! The Greats auto's are tough with the gold borders. An 8 in this set is like a 9 in any other set.
Forum: BASEBALL 12-29-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 546
Posted By Tom Oates
absolutely stupid signing by the Nats. This one...

absolutely stupid signing by the Nats. This one is a REAL head scratcher! How does this POS still get people to sign him?
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 12-24-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Tom Oates
Nice break

Nice break
Forum: BASEBALL 12-24-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,973
Posted By Tom Oates
I have the Sam Jethroe and Gaylord Perry...

I have the Sam Jethroe and Gaylord Perry redemptions. Still need Killebrew, Stargell, and Rizutto to finish my master set. I'll have to do some further research. There may be other redemptions that I...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-24-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,973
Posted By Tom Oates
It's not shiny, it doesn't sparkle, in fact it's...

It's not shiny, it doesn't sparkle, in fact it's not even serial numbered! But I love it!

These redemptions are hard to find.
...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-21-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,750
Posted By Tom Oates
Based on my experience they are going to call you...

Based on my experience they are going to call you a liar. They will stall by saying they need a week to speak to the fulfillment staff. Then they are going to say that they sent the cards. Then they...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 12-20-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By Tom Oates
send the Cargo in for the second chance drawing....

send the Cargo in for the second chance drawing. Search past threads here and if you cannot find the details, send me a PM and I'll find the URL for you.
Forum: BASEBALL 12-20-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,632
Posted By Tom Oates
Tier one was a kick in the junk. That POS gets my...

Tier one was a kick in the junk. That POS gets my vote for worst product of the year.
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 12-19-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Tom Oates
Now this one caught my eye. My BDay is 11/25 so...

Now this one caught my eye. My BDay is 11/25 so cards with this number always catch my eye. For some reason I always take notice of Christmas serial number cards 12/25

I'll go through my serial...
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 12-19-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Tom Oates
Just checked for you. Sorry, don't have that one...

Just checked for you. Sorry, don't have that one either.
Forum: BASEBALL 12-19-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By Tom Oates
When the real estate market crashed California...

When the real estate market crashed California home values tanked by about 40%. It's been slowly rebounding for the last 2.5 years. I'm guessing he made out pretty well on this transaction. Upkeep...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-19-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Tom Oates
I don't think you can modify the description but...

I don't think you can modify the description but you can have a friend "ask a question" about the card and when you reply to the question, check the box to allow others to see your response. This way...
Forum: BASEBALL SINGLES BUY/SELL/TRADE 12-17-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By Tom Oates
I just pulled a 2007 Ultimate autographed RC...

I just pulled a 2007 Ultimate autographed RC /299. You can have it for $15 delivered. My eBay ID is Oates so you can check my 100% positive feedback since 1998.

Thanks
Tom
Forum: BASEBALL 12-15-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,109
Posted By Tom Oates
I met Bobby Crosby several times at the...

I met Bobby Crosby several times at the Sacramento Rivercats. Nick Swisher too. They were both great to the fans. I PC both. My Bobby Crosby collection would bring pennies on the dollar. I see no...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 12-13-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By Tom Oates
Congrats to you! A complete set. Some nice...

Congrats to you! A complete set. Some nice inserts, and a Ripken bat card. Can't beat that with a stick :-)
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 12-13-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,751
Posted By Tom Oates
I'll start getting back to people tomorrow who...

I'll start getting back to people tomorrow who asked for specific players or teams.

Thanks for following me this far.

Happy Holidays everyone!
Tom
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 12-13-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,751
Posted By Tom Oates
Case 5, Box 4 - Did not get the big finish I was...

Case 5, Box 4 - Did not get the big finish I was hoping for but still some nice cards.

Ultimate Star Material Jersey Fisk and Schmidt (This last case sure delivered on the hall of famers)...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 12-13-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,751
Posted By Tom Oates
Wish me luck... hoping to finish strong......

Wish me luck... hoping to finish strong... fingers crossed!
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 12-13-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,751
Posted By Tom Oates
Case 5, Box 3 - slipping here... Ultimate...

Case 5, Box 3 - slipping here...

Ultimate Star Jerseys Ortiz and Randy Johnson
Americas Pastime autos Vernon Wells again, Khalil Greene (not on Checklist)
Kenji Johjima base set patch parallel...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 12-13-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,751
Posted By Tom Oates
Case 5 Box 2 was sucking until the last pack....

Case 5 Box 2 was sucking until the last pack. Sweet triple patch card.

Americas pastime Auto Joe Blanton again
Americas pastime Jason Giambi Jersey 65/75
Ultimate Star Material Jersey Roger...
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