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  1. Topps: The Card Industry Dictatorship

    By Brendan White aka SteakNchop

    [IMG]http://www.sportscardforum.com/articles/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Bazooka_gum.jpg[/IMG]Far back in time, before most of us had been born, Topps was as big a power as it is today. They have been manufacturing baseball cards since 1952 and have not stopped since. Here’s their story…
    When Topps was created by the Shorin brothers back in 1938 they did not make baseball cards. All they made was bubblegum, under the name of Topps Gum. They went ...
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  2. Can I Make Money in Sports Cards?

    By Brendan White aka SteakNchop

    One of the normal "newbie" sports card questions is on the simple side, but has so much to it. The question is; "Can I make money collecting?" The general consensus on this from most collectors is; "Have you gone mad? Are you serious!?!? You literally think you can make money this way!?!? Impossible!!!! It just can't be done!" Guess what? It can be. Here's how.
    While of course making money in this hobby is hard, ...
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  3. 2011 MLB Regular Season Predictions

    By Brendan White aka SteakNchop
    There comes a time every year, the time when snow may still be falling, when spring may not have started yet, but baseball is on your mind. What about baseball you may ask? The Major League Baseball season. Spring training is still a few weeks away, but I have decided to publish my thoughts on the standings of the 2011 season.
    [B]American League East[/B]
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  4. Top 10 Best Baseball Position Players Ever

    By Brendan White aka SteakNchop
    In baseball, there is greatness and then there is greatness. A twenty year career with five hundred home runs and twenty-five hundred hits is great, but not great, great. Numbers like that may get you in the Hall of Fame, but in reality the Hall of Fame isn't for the best players ever. The Hall of Fame happens to be for very good players nowadays, (this will be talked about in a later post) not the greatest and most accomplished of them all. So to weed out the ...
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  5. Amazing things that I have seen. Part 2.

    If a tree falls in the forrest, and no one was there to hear it, did it make a sound? If you read part one of this story you know that long ago in the process of being educated, I joined my high school baseball team. The fact that I lacked talent and ability did not detour my enthusiasm. One day our team was out on the field warming up before a game. It was early, the other team had not arrived as yet. School was still in class, so no spectators were at the field, only our team. It was batting practice ...
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