Monthly Archives: September 2008

9/27 Hawaiian Winter League Report

The HWL features 4 teams that play a 40 game schedule from the end of September until the middle of November.  While the Arizona Fall League features top MLB ready prospects, the HWL showcases some of the best of MiLB’s … Continue reading

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2008 Bowman Chrome Addendum

  Hello to all of you!  I apologize for my lengthy absense from the blog.  I have been living in a prolonged technological nightmare with my laptop at the epicenter.  When Dell offers a 2 year warrantee, they really should … Continue reading

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Jay Bruce is BACK!

Is he in a bomb shelter in this picture? First, let me apologize for my lack of content over the last few days.  My laptop is having issues and jockeying for time on the home computer is challenging.  Nonetheless, I remain dedicated … Continue reading

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“The Hobby” Week 3 Show Lineup

  WGR 550 in Buffalo, NY has a new sports card radio show called “The Hobby“.  The show is anchored by fellow sportscard enthusiast Mike Schopp who also co-hosts daily radio show “Schopp and the Bulldog” This week’s show will … Continue reading

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Holy Smoak…Razor’s At It Again!

Razor Collectibles increases its prospect count to 25 with its three most recent 2008 draft signees #11 pick Justin Smoak, #57 pick Robbie Ross, and #313 overall pick Robbie Weinhardt.  Let’s take a closer look at each of them. Justin … Continue reading

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David Price Debut

Solid in his debut   It took until the middle of September for the collecting world to get a glimpse of the 2008 Minor League Baseball Player of the Year and former ’07 #1 overall pick David Price.  Price debuted … Continue reading

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Congratulations Carlos Zambrano-no

A night to remember   Last night, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano fired a no-hitter against the surging Houston Astros.  The only things separating Zambrano from perfection were a walk to Michael Bourn in the 4th inning and hitting … Continue reading

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The Price is Finally Right

2008 MILB Player of the Year Perhaps the most anticipated call up of the 2008 season has finally made his way to the big club.  Today, the Tampa Bay Rays have announced that 2007 #1 overall pick David Price will … Continue reading

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$100 Well Spent #4

As promised, this next $100 segment focuses on the N.L. teams that are in the playoff hunt as of September 12th.  One note, just hours after my post on the A.L. teams, Paul Konerko sprained his knee and Ervin Santana … Continue reading

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Recent MLB Callup #1—Travis Snider

Lots more HR in this bat! Travis Snider Snider has accomplished much in his second full season as a professional baseball player.  Snider began the season at High A Dunedin and struggled.  Regardless, the organization promoted him to AA New … Continue reading

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