By David Tenneson aka Klausw205

As a broke newly-wed living in the precarious time between getting my college degree and having to start paying off school loans, I’m pretty sure I picked the worst possible time to fall empty pockets-over-heels in love with the hobby. No money and lost amidst the drowning tide of parallels, inserts, autos, and a myriad of fake eBay patches, it’s not surprising that my first few months in the hobby were spent on the bench watching others. I became the not-so-metaphorical kid taken to his first major league baseball game and, like the 5 year-old me, More >