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bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

What Would Make Me Want to Buy 2017 Topps Archives...Maybe

I'd like to thank everyone who has left comments, sent me emails and DM's regarding my dad. He had his first chemo cocktail this past Tuesday, and seems to have been in great spirits since. ...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

Dad...

Today I planned to write about my thoughts on the Derek Jeter retrospective set that's being included in 2017 Topps Archives.I'll save it for another day.I'm having a tough time trying to ge...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

Rediscovering Topps: 1987 Topps Tom O'Malley #164

After opening five regular packs and two jumbo packs of 2017 Topps products, let's just say I'm so happy that I finally was able to get into the frenzy, albeit a week late.I have a decent am...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

2017 Topps Series 1 Cards in Hand...FINALLY!!!

After a week of waiting and watching everyone else enviously opening packs, boxes, and cases full of the stuff, I finally have my hands on some packs of 2017 Topps Series 1. Needless to say,...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

Well, It Was Opening Day!!! Hope You Enjoyed Yourselves!!!

Keith Olbermann opened a few packs at Topps World Headquarters the other day.MLB Network's Matt Vasgersian and Al Leiter (filling in for Harold Reynolds) opened a box on Hot Stove this morni...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

Have You Seen the Backs of 2017 Topps Yet???

So 2017 Topps Series 1 is coming out later this week (possibly??!). We all know what this year's design looks like. But unless you were one of the select few to attend that Las Vegas party a...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

So I Guess Card #7 Is No Longer Retired??!

After the announcement that Kris Bryant will hold the pole position for the 2017 Topps set, the final checklist with all the numbers assigned to the other 349 cards has been updated. Somethi...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

Introducing Card #1 for 2017 Topps

The subject for card #1 in the eponymous 2017 Topps set was just announced on the MLB Network this morning. The winner of the fan vote from late last year is...Why not? He only was:2015 Rook...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

Hallbound...2017!!!

The votes are in...Jeff Bagwell 381 (86.2%);Tim Raines 380 (86%);Ivan Rodriguez 307 (76.0%);Trevor Hoffman 327 (74.0%);Vladimir Guerrero 317 (71.7%);Edgar Martinez 259 (58.6%);Roger Clemens ...
bdj610's Topps Baseball Card Blog · 4M ago

One (or More) of These Players Could Be Voted into Baseball's Hall of Fame

I will explain my month-long absence in another post on another day. But as today is HOF day, I thought I'd at least try to make an appearance.When the announcement is made at 05:00 PM CST o...