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New Through The Mail Design - 1987 Topps Future Stars Mini

During my snow days the past week, I had some time to create a new through the mail mini heritage card.  Since I am a child of the 80s, and I have unwrapped many, many 1987 wax, one of my all time favorite designs was the 1987 Topps Baseball Future Stars.   283 more words

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Barry Bonds (1987 - Topps #320)

Barry Lamar Bonds was probably the best all-around baseball player of all time. After his 22 year career with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1986 – ’92) and San Francisco Giants (1993 – 2007) he would, most likely, have been voted into the baseball Hall Of Fame for his past accomplishments, but he was caught up in the steroid scandal and, therefore, denied entrance to the “Hall.” He topped… 99 more words

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Reggie Jackson (1987 - Topps #300)

Reginald Martinez “Reggie” Jackson (Mr. October) played in the outfield for 21 years with 5 different teams (Kansas City/Oakland A’s 1967-’75, Baltimore Orioles 1976, New York Yankees 1977-’81, California Angels 1982-’86, and, again, ending with the Oakland Athletics in 1987). 103 more words

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The Junkwax Revitalization Project! #1

No matter the canvas, an artist gotta art.  And so begins The Junkwax Revitalization Project, where I take worthless junkwax era commons…

…like so, and transform them into magnificent *cough* works of art.   228 more words

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Take a closer look...1987 Bo Jackson vs. 2010 "Yo Mama" Bo

In 2010, Topps produced a special insert set called “Cards Your Mother Threw Out.” Those cards became affectionately known as “Yo Mama” cards to collectors everywhere. 389 more words

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1987 Topps

After posting yesterday about putting together a set of 86′ Topps, a friend of mine called and said that he had a bunch of duplicates that he was willing to part with.   143 more words

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