By Scott Kozlowski aka Scottkoz20
This is the first in what is going to be a monthly series of articles featuring a player that is currently not playing professionally. These players are still playing in college, the minor leagues, developmental leagues or Canadian major juniors. This month will feature Matt Szczur of Villanova University and the Chicago Cubs.
Matt Szczur currently is a wide receiver for the University of Villanova football program. He is used in both the passing and running games. During a recent 2010 FCS playoff game vs. Appalachian St., Szczur accounted for 150 yards and 5 touchdowns, including 1 More >
Really!? I Had No Idea By Brendan White aka SteakNchop
It was my first day trading online and I had already spent $25. I bought a Mike Mussina jersey card for $6, a UD Ballpark Collection dual for $10 and an Albert Pujols jersey card for $9. To someone who was used to prices at my local card shop, these seemed like great deals. In reality, I probably could have ended up with all of these for less than half the price. I had more slips as well, getting bad feedback; “Nobody ever told me you are supposed send in a More >
By Guy Mitchell aka sweetg1
Many of us laughed or turned a blind eye when social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace first came onto the scene. When I first saw sites like Twitter, my initial reaction was, “Why in the world do I want to know that Joe is just leaving for the store?” I, for one, have very little time to know what it is that I’m doing, let alone my closest friends. I just felt like the whole experience was sort of stalker-ish.
Then I quickly realized that it is important to understand that companies do need to More >
By Sean McCafferty aka 30ranfordfan
For the first time in a long time, there is some debate over what exactly constitutes a “Rookie Card”. That’s right. One of the manufacturers has done a little bit of thinking outside the box, and created cards that some collectors consider to be “true RCs” but others aren’t so sure. Kudos to Upper Deck, for at least making us think. With the end of their 5 year Exclusive deal, it was forced to make a choice as to which products they would continue and which ones they would end. With over 15 releases last year, More >
Panini Basketball Packs to Be Available at More Than 100 U.S. Stores ARLINGTON, Texas (Dec. 21, 2010) –Just in time for last minute holiday shopping, Panini America officially licensed NBA trading cards – the ideal stocking stuffer – will take center stage at more than 100 Kids Foot Locker stores around the country.
Kids Foot Locker shoppers who spend $20 on NBA-licensed merchandise will receive an exclusive gift with that purchase: A six-card pack of 2010-11 Panini Rookies & Stars cards featuring Kobe Bryant, John Wall, Rajon Rondo, Derrick Rose, Evan Turner and Wesley Johnson (while supplies last).
The promotion – being More >
Canada has produced world-class entertainers, athletes, entrepreneurs, inventors, scientists and world leaders.
Our product will be both educational and recreational and will allow all Canadians to learn more about our rich Canadian heritage and how Canadians have had an impact throughout the world.
Talent, ability and hard work have no borders and while many of Canada’s personalities live outside our country, Canada is still their “home and native land”.
Here are some of the Cut Signatures in the Canadiana project.
More details to follow.
Air Marshal William Avery “Billy” Bishop was a Canadian First World War flying ace, officially credited with 72 victories. Although there More >