Archive for Josh Beckett

Big thanks to Submarine Shane

Posted in Newspaperman with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 4, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

2008sweetspotdustinpedroia361Earlier this week I received a small padded envelope from Wax Heaven’s “Man On The Street” Submarine Shane. He contacted me about a week and a half ago, offering some Red Sox base cards he’d received from some products. Well, what arrived, was more than expected. In all, there were eight cards, three cards for my 2008 Topps Allen & Ginter set, a 2005 Leaf Limited Roger Clemens (Sox uni) SP /99, a 2007 UD Masterpieces Black Linen border David Ortiz /99, 2008 Sweet Spot base cards of Mike Lowell and Dustin Pedroia, and then this:

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Postage Due: UPDATE

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on December 23, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

pennies

I went to the post office this morning to retrieve my Postage Due package and in the process remained true to my word — I paid the remaining 34 cents in pennies. Such a bad ass, huh?

The clerk thought it was funny. His reaction: “Alright!!!” Obviously he was being sarcastic. Continue reading

Card of the Day: 2007 Bowman Chrome Gold Refractor Daisuke Matsuzaka rookie

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 11, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

How impressive has Daisuke Matsuzaka been this year? After having a decent rookie season, one in which his team won the World Series, the Japanese-born Boston star has been the team’s best pitcher this season. He won 18 games during the regular season, pitched well in the American League Division Series, and on Friday night in Game One of the American League Championship Series, he shut up any naysayers who questioned why Josh Beckett was not starting the game. Continue reading