Year: 2013

Ricketts Wrigley Field mockup vs the real Jumbotron ads mockup

The original mockup by the Ricketts makes the outfield advertising look all nice and pretty. The Jumbotron has nice green ads to match the nice green Jumbotron, which matches the original scoreboard. But these are just mockup ads to hide how loud the real advertising will be. My brother took the Ricketts’ mockup and put …

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7 reasons why the Buster Posey 3D card is cool (2013 Topps Opening Day #ODS-4)

“What’s special about a buster posey card?” Question from Erik Maldre. Answer: Buster Posey in 3D! Lenticular technology comes back to baseball cards for 2013! vine.co/v/bD3UlzgLxFF — 57 hits (@57hits) March 26, 2013 3d baseball cards are back! Back in 1986 Sportflics made cards that changed photographs when you moved the card. I never understood …

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The peak years of my card collecting when cards were simply cardboard

This is humbling. All these 1989 sets for only $24 total. 1989 and 1990 were the peak years of my brother and I collecting baseball cards. The years when all the card companies over-produced a ton of cards so they are worth nothing now. But that’s fine with me. I’m glad that the cards are …

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