Card of the Day: Michael Saunders 2007 Bowman Sterling Prospect Refractor

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Card of the Day: Aaron Judge 2013 Bowman Sterling Prospect Red Refractor Auto

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Card of the Day: Travis Wood 2010 Bowman Sterling RC Auto

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’05 Bowman Sterling Auto/Jersey Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to y2jbrak on being the lucky winner of the Mike Conroy 2005 Bowman Sterling First Year Auto/Jersey.  Once y2jbrak sends me their mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

’05 Bowman Sterling Auto/Jersey Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Mike Conroy 2005 Bowman Sterling First Year Auto/Jersey.  Conroy never made it to the big leagues, but had a long career in the minors.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

Flashback Product of the Week: Red Grange 1928 Sterling Doll Company

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I don’t know about you.  But if I saw one of these waiting for me underneath the Christmas tree, I’d probably freak out and try to kill it with fire.

Some call it cute.  Others call it creepy.  One thing is for certain, and that its collectible.  During the 1920s, fans saw the rise of two very big sports figures – Babe Ruth and Red Grange.  The Sterling Doll Company decided to capitalize on this by making dolls that sorta carry both Ruth’s and Grange’s likeness.  Neither doll officially looks like Ruth or Grange.  Other than the Babe Ruth doll dressed as a baseball player, and the Red Grange doll dressed as a football player, the two look identical.  Both have the same face with eyes looking off to the right.  What the hell is it looking at?

The first time I saw one of these was at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  They have one on display.  You’ll find Red Grange wearing either a red or blue jersey.  The red ones seem to be the most common.  Prices can be all over the place.  It all depends on the condition, and how complete they are.  Examples that are in pristine condition probably could fetch over a thousand dollars.  When they do popup for sale, most are in heavily used condition.  The average price seems to be $200-$300.

There is no way I’d add one of these to my collection.  I’m not taking the chance of it coming to life at night and attacking me.

Card of the Day: Jake Arrieta 2008 Bowman Sterling Refractor Jersey Auto

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Card of the Day: Francisco Lindor 2011 Bowman Sterling Auto

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Card of the Day: Joey Gallo 2012 Bowman Sterling Refractor Auto

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Card of the Day: Huston Street 2004 Bowman Sterling Black Refractor Jersey Auto

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