Bid Board Finds: Yaz and candy

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5 cards for $6.50 from Northridge sports Collectibles
The find here is the Yasmani Grandal autograph off a bid board where I am basically bidding exclusively against Dodgers fans. For 2 bucks in the heart of Dodgers town, this was a steal; now if I bought it online that would be a different case.
The patch is London Fletcher.
I took 3 flyers on players that I am not familiar with: Greg Pateryn autograph numbered to 499. I liked that it was a cut autograph.
Ben Koyack Crown Royale, like the hockey card, autograph to 299. I liked the design of the card with how it is layered.
Julian Leon Prospect Ticket autograph. Hey, it says he is a Dodger and they are my favorite team.

Bid Board Finds: Dollar Dodger Suspect

Very small bid board find for this week. I bid on a ton of stuff but only came away with one item, a dollar flyer I took on former Dodgers first round draft pick Chris Anderson. Judging by his stats this year, he looks like more of a suspect than a prospect. I can’t complain, it was a dollar Dodgers autograph going to a Dodgers fan in a Dodgers town.
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Random Review: Cheap Hobby Box #1

A few weeks ago my favorite hobby shop posted about a sale for a hobby box that I could actually afford to buy from them. I had a credit card gift card from coaching my nephews baseball team and finally found an excuse to use it. I sat on the box for about a month before I opened it to celebrate a recent event in my life.

At $40, 2013 Panini Totally Certified is a hobby box a lot of budget collectors can afford. On top of that it has 6 hits per box. The only caveat is the absurdly awful draft class behind the product.

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This is what’s great about the hobby #6

Contest is now over

Just a reminder, you can comment with your Twitter handle or email address on ‘This is what’s great about the hobby 2-7′ to be entered into the contest.

This highlight is from a Twitter contest win from @AwesomeHotPacks a.k.a. BTB Hot Packs. I won one of their 100 chase packs that they put together. They were selling these for $8.99.

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