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Holy Crap! My Topps Red Hot Rookie Is On Its Way!

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

redhotrookieGot a lovely note this morning from Topps informing me that my 2008 Topps Series 2 Red Hot Rookie card of Lou Montanez is on its way! Can you sense my joy? Do I need to add more exclamation points?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The kicker? Shipment will take 10 to 14 days. Jesus …

On a positive note, I also recently received my Ross Detwiler 2007 Bowman Chrome Draft auto. ~Woo hoo.~

Now only if Topps can work diligently to bang out those WBC redemptions it inserted in the 2009 Topps Ser. 1 product.

2009 Topps Baseball Hobby Box Break results:

Posted in Box / Pack Break with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 5, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

2009toppsturkeyredchristymathewsonEarlier I posted some initial thoughts on the 2009 Topps product. Here are the results of my single hobby box. If anyone has anything off my need list to finish the set, hit me up. Continue reading

Thoughts on 2009 Topps (Box Break)

Posted in Box / Pack Break, Newspaperman with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 4, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

2009toppsI hit the hobby shop today and purchased my box of 2009 Topps baseball like many others did and let me just say that I’m pretty pleased with what the products has to offer this year. The design is clean — thank god they stayed away from that nasty 2007 design — and the inserts I feel were actually interesting. In recent years Topps has bogged down its base product with so many inserts that they almost seemed to take away from what makes base Topps good — its simplicity. Continue reading