Friday, September 14, 2012

2012 Topps Finest Baseball Box Break Recap and Review

In 2011, Finest Baseball walked away from Letter Patch cards, refined the look of the base cards and added a series of inserts making the product better.  For 2012 Finest Baseball Topps has again made some changes, giving the base cards a more streamlined design, replacing straight inserts with diecuts, adding surprise Rookie Auto Redemption Cards and Triple Autograph cards making the product this

2012 Topps Finest Football Box Break Recap and Review

Topps tweeked Finest Football in 2011, refining the look and content to bring it to a higher level, greatly improving on the set and making it worthy of the “Finest” label.  For 2012 Topps Finest Football, design and checklist elements have been changed again, bringing a different look and feel to

2012 Topps UFC Finest Box Break Recap and Review

It is not unusual for fighters in the UFC to enter the octagon with plenty of swagger.  But as with any display of confidence that borders on arrogance, if you don’t have the goods to back it up people will be looking for you to fail so they can revel in Schadenfreude.  In the case of 2012 Topps UFC Finest

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

9/11 Retrospect From Despair To Repair The Day In September That Changed Everything

It happened eleven years ago but is still a vivid memory, always remembered, never forgotten.

Born and raised in Manhattan, I was living on the West Coast, commuting between the two cities for work, a few weeks in New York, a few weeks in LA.  On that fateful Tuesday I was in Los Angeles on my way to the airport to catch an early morning flight back to New York.  I’m not a morning person

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Week 1 of the 2012 NFL Season And Our Panini Sticker Album

Before I start writing about this weeks NFL games and Panini stickers I want to congratulate everyone who entered the “early adopters” phase of our 2012 Panini America NFL Player of the Day promotion, getting bonus entries for prizes and a chance to win some Panini exclusive cards and an autograph from this year’s National in Baltimore.  Not sure what I am talking about?  Well use this link and read the ENTIRE post to find out. 

In the past I have formatted these posts that accompanied the week in Panini NFL stickers with players to watch.  I will be returning to that format next week, tying it in with an All About Cards mini version