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Food-Issue Friday: Got Milk?

One of my more recent food-issue purchases brings with it many memories from my childhood. You might think that I owned this card at one time by me saying that, but it has more to do with the logo in the upper left-hand corner. 244 more words

Greatest from....Oregon

Oregon, the Beaver State. Located in the Pacific Northwest between Washington and California, Oregon was admitted into the Union in 1859 as the 33rd state. Today, Oregon’s landscape is one of the most diverse in the nation, with its evergreen forests and picturesque mountains and waterfalls, coupled with its amazing Pacific Coastline. 205 more words

Chipper Jones on the state of the Braves, NL East race and retirement

You have to love Larry “Chipper” Jones. Chipper spent his entire 19-year career playing for the Atlanta Braves. Although initially a shortstop, he spent most of his career as the starting third baseman for the Braves. 777 more words

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Who Would Have Thought?

Who would have thought I would ever want to purchase cards of a player on the Phillies?

Well, only when those cards feature Dale Murphy. 276 more words

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Dale Murphy proves the superiority of the Braves farm system (1978)

The Atlanta Braves built their championship years based on an amazing farm system. Bill Lucas was the first black general manager in baseball history. He love to talk about the Braves farm system in the late 1970′s. 112 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

2005 Topps Pristine Legends Murphy

Since his passing, many of you have posted tributes to the late Tony Gwynn. And while this post isn’t about Gwynn, or my favorite card of his (’83 Topps), I do want to say that I had immense respect for not only Tony Gwynn the hitter, but more importantly, Tony Gwynn the man. 109 more words

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The Upton brothers both homer in the 9th as Atlanta walks off with a 6-5 win (2013)

I’ve watched a lot of Atlanta Braves baseball over the years. Throughout the 14 straight division titles and the one World Series title, there have been plenty of incredible moments involving this franchise. 237 more words

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