Saturday, December 22, 2012

Random Card Of The Day: TY Hilton Certified New Generation auto

I love to watch this guy play. Whether its special teams or as a wide out this guy has some talent. I hadn't even heard of him until he started making plays for the Colts and it appears to me that him and Luck have a very bright future together. Could I call them the next Manning/Wayne..well its too early for that. But you can tell these two have the Colts heading in the right direction again.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Box Breakers (Christmas Edition): Totally Certified Football 2011

One of my favorite Panini releases in 2011 and something I did very well out of the first time around...Here is one of FOUR Christmas present breaks I got to do early! This break wasn't as much fun with not great player hits..but the real draw is the design of these cards...just stunning! Here is the gallery of a box break!

Each box guarantees 6 hits including one auto/jersey rookie card. Boxes run depending on where you buy them between $85-$100

Base Cards..some of the best designed!
The rookie jersey auto hit per box
Nice patch of Vincent Jackson if he can get out on the field...Mallet makes me want Brady to retire with 2 hits in one box
Shorts was a good pickup
This doesn't look like much in terms of pulls...but the value is there to almost pay for the box. The Mallet was one of the nicer hits for my Christmas present breaks.

I rate this break a:

3/5

#SCC20DaysofChristmas Day Winner Announced!

Congrats goes out to....
Miami Vice who holds onto the win. Please email us at sportcardcollectors@hotmail.com with your address.

And a big thank you goes out to all who participated. We hope you had fun and were challenged. Next months will begin on January 1st. It will run for 20 days just like this one with challenges from the Bowl Games, NBA, NFL, and maybe NHL if it ever returns. As seasons change so won't the sports. The end of the contest will run similar to this one where you are bidding points...however the difference this time will be you will only be able to bid up to 10 points to make things even more interesting. The daily points will still be 2 and 1 with a few twists and bonus points in-between. A prize lot has already been put together and will be posted a few days before the contest. All contest entry headers will say the day such as January 1st, 2013.

And you never know when we might sneak a quick contest in between for fun so make sure you check back. We might not always announce them.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Fan Favorite Card Thursday: Arron Stout's 3 Doug Martin Cards

 Here is what Arron had to say about the Doug Martins:
"my buccaneers drafted martin so I thought I should find some cards..... glad I did!!!!!"










It has been a long time since we have done one of these. But we love to do em! So if you got a card or cards to share please pass them along! We will post em right here. You can also show your friends and family by either posting a link to this post or to the blog in general.

Just email us the pics at sportscardcollectors@hotmail.com with your pics and a small write up.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

My Big Ole Surprise Epic Mail Day-TTM

It was a usual day...I went to go get the mail looking for Christmas cards but to my surprise none were found. However this envelope with my handwriting with my signature S.A.S.E.was there.

I thought to myself..I don't remember when I had last sent out a player request. It had been at least a few years. I had given up on doing them since I had only 11 returned out of 40 or so. The odds seemed against me. The one thing I never really did was target star players. Because with star players they won't get back to you. But I took a swing a couple of times. Seems like this is probably the one and only time it worked.

Well, I got to the car and ripped open the envelope and found this:


I was pretty excited to say the least. I have landed people like Roy Williams WR and Michael Turner but this guy was huge. Most of the time I got people who no one has heard of. I guess patience and trying pays off in the long run.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Random Cards Of The Day: Allen York Panini Rookie Autos

Even though the NHL is still in a lockout...hockey cards are still out on the market and if this is the only puck we will see this season we might as well show off a couple of rookie autos of a possible up and coming player for Columbus.

Leave us your thoughts on either the NHL lockout or the cards!

Monday, December 17, 2012

Random Card Of The Day: R.A. Dickey 1997 Bowman Rookie Card

1997 Bowman Baseball R.A. RA Dickey Rookie Card 
 
R.A. Dickey is soon to become a member of the Toronto Bluejays as long as he signs an extension by Wednesday which we all assume he will.  This is a huge move again for the Blue Jays who have already re-shaken their roster this offseason. They have already gotten pitchers Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson this offseason. If the Dickey deal goes through it would be hard not to see them as a front runner for the Wild Card if not a front runner in the AL East.