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I've been a baseball fan since birth, and an Atlanta Braves fan since my family moved to Georgia in 1981. I'm an avid baseball card collector.

You can follow me on Twitter where I cuss Bud Selig at least once a week.

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User Blog

The Braves of 2013 Bowman


What does 2013 Bowman offer Braves fans? Two prospects, five minis, no Simba or Gattis and the ugliest Hank Aaron card you'll ever see.

Collecting Simba and Rev


A short story of the cards and careers of Tyler Pastornicky and Andrelton Simmons.

The Alternative to Collecting Topps


You don't have to collect Topps to get new Braves baseball cards. A look at unlicensed cards and 2013 Panini Prizm baseball.

Cardboard Memory: Rick Camp


The story of one of the most unlikely home runs in Braves history.

The Braves of 2013 Topps Gypsy Queen


There's nothing new to see here. Move along. (And where's the Simba card?)

Collecting Justin Upton


He's rising above the petty actions of his former team. Here's why I'm collecting Justin Upton.

Collecting Your Favorite Players


I'm collecting Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons. How about you?

Braves Gimmicks from the Low End


Upton Brothers gimmicks, a great Heyward photo and the unnamed Homer. Topps low end sets have hit the shelves.

Competition Benefits Braves Collectors


There is no argument to be made in favor of a Topps monopoly.

The Braves of 2013 Topps Heritage


2013 Topps Heritage is both great and annoying.

I Can't Stop Buying New Cards


This is the story of a hypocrite and the baseball cards he's unable to stop himself from purchasing.

Collecting the 1972 Atlanta Braves


A look at the groovy and psychedelic 1972 Topps Atlanta Braves team set.

Collecting the 1971 Atlanta Braves


A look back at some great Braves cards from one of the great Topps sets.

Collecting the New Guys


Old favorites leave and new players arrive. Do you buy old cards of new Braves?

The Collecting Season Begins


What does 2013 Topps Series One have to offer for Braves fans, player collectors, and set builders?

Collecting Earl Williams


1971 Rookie of the Year award winner Earl Williams passed away Wednesday at the age of 64. Here's a look back at the career of a Braves great.

Still Collecting Martin Prado?


What do you do when one of your favorite players has been traded away? Should we still collect Martin Prado?

Stan the Man and Hammering Hank


Stan Musial, one of Hank Aaron's boyhood idols, passed away at the age of 92 yesterday. Here's a look back at Musial and his impact on baseball and Hank Aaron.

Chipper Jones and Topps Heritage in 2013


Will Chipper Jones get one last Topps base card? Will 2013 Topps Heritage live up to its potential?

Collecting the Braves in 2013


A look at the new Topps set, cards for the new players and a wish for new autographs.

Collecting Dale Murphy


Every time I look at a Dale Murphy card, I remember how honored I was to watch him play. He belongs in the Hall of Fame.

Five to Collect: Great Braves Rookie Cards


Five great rookie cards every Braves collector should strive to collect. The choices may be obvious, but that doesn't make the cards any less great.

The Card of the Year


The 2012 Topps Series 1 Tim Hudson baseball card is perfect in every way. The card should be the inspiration for a creative rebirth of the base Topps set. Sadly, like all of the other base cards, Topps has deemed the card irrelevant. Too bad.

Collecting the Braves Top 10 Prospects


The best cards to own for the ten top Braves prospects.

Collecting the Braves Top Prospects #11-#25


You've seen the prospect list. Are you ready to collect their cards?

The 420 Dollar Baseball Card Gamble


2012 Topps Five Star Baseball is live. It's one of the most ambitious high-end baseball products that Topps has released to date. Is the gamble worth the reward?

The Death of the Baseball Card Collector


Long time collectors keep abandoning new product. Is 2012 the tipping point? Does Topps care?

The eBay Rabbit Hole


This is the story of how I bought a Greg Maddux autograph card on eBay. Check that, it's a story of how I bought a Chipper auto card on eBay. Wait, this is the story of how I bought a 1953 Bowman Warren Spahn card on eBay.

Fight! Fight! Fight!


If the Padres pitchers had been competent, would we remember this game? A Cardboard Memory of The Brawl.

Cardboard Memories from WTBS in the 80s


The slow running catcher, the second baseman with the beard and the pitcher who couldn't find the stadium.

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