Matt Maldre

Professional scorecard recorder. Lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. Loves well-worn baseball cards. Follow me on twitter: @57hits

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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19-game streak longest so far in 2012

My brother has the longest streak in our group so far this year. Adrian Gonzalez started his 17 game streak and he ended it. Adrian Gonzalez, Prince Fielder, Miguel Cabrera, Melky Cabrera, Joey Votto, Bryce Harper, Joe Mauer, Starlin Castro, Brandon Phillips, Paul Konerko, Raul Ibanez, Daniel Murphy, David Wright, Prince Fielder, Aramis Ramirez, Billy …

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