Archive for Dusty Rhodes

In Memoriam: Dusty Rhodes, The American Dream, Oct. 12, 1945 – June 11, 2015 

Posted in In Memoriam with tags , , , , on June 11, 2015 by Cardboard Icons


Topps Spokesman David Wright getting assaulted caught on cardboard

Posted in Newspaperman with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 21, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

Topps Spokesman David Wright was assaulted by three teammates earlier this year after stealing the show during a World Baseball Classic game. Wright jacked a home run and teammates Kevin Youkilis, Derek Jeter and Shane Victorino pummeled him before he got to the plate. Youkilis gave him a Karate Kid crane kick to the back, Jeter went with the Dusty Rhodes style elbow and Victorino looks like he is trying to stab Wright, but forgot the knife.

No charges have beeen filed against Wright's attacekrs

No charges have been filed against Wright's attackers

When asked why Wright was still smiling after the game, the trio of attackers told reporters, “Hey, we’re baseball players, we don’t know how to fight.”

Wow, Dusty Rhodes is dead …

Posted in Newspaperman with tags , , , , , on June 18, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

not The American Dream Dusty Rhodes, but this Dusty Rhodes. (STORY) via MLB.COM


New Additions Part III: Vintage Hank, an ‘Elite’ Thrill, and more

Posted in New Addition with tags , , , , , , , , on December 11, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

napt3cThe theme for today is combined shipping. As collectors in this day and age, we are all frustrated with inflated shipping costs. Sometimes a seller will charge upwards of $3 to ship a single, non-graded card. Ridiculous. So when you find that one dealer who has more than one card you want, and is willing to combine costs, you’d better take advantage of it. Yesterday I received three packages from three different eBayers. Keep reading to see the loot. Continue reading