As I haven't sold much on eCrater this year, I've decided to move a bunch of that inventory over to a relatively new site from Canada, Kronozio.com. You may have started seeing their ads popping up on sites like SportsCardForum.com or TradingCardDB.com. They are based in Montreal, and are all native French speakers, so if some of the English on the site seems a
Below are various terms one might find useful when attempting to search for information about baseball cards in languages other than English. Within some languages there are regional variations, This is especially true of Spanish. I am no linguist, so these are all very much a layman's guide to these terms as I have encountered them in my web surfing.
baseball (the sport) - béisbol
baseball (the ball) - pelota
Late last year (2013), I got excited by a posting on the official CPBL blog on what I thought would be the first real set to contain a card of Manny Ramirez in the Chinese Professional Baseball League. Manny played for the EDA Rhinos for the first half or so of the 2013 CPBL season, and as the league usually issued sets after the end of the season, I thought it reasonable to expect to see a card with Manny in a Rhinos uniform by early 2014.
My excitement was misplaced, as