About Me

Began collecting cards at 4 years old, and never stopped. I'm 30 as I write this. My relatively poor health allows me ample time to write about cards.

I ONLY trade duplicates- no exceptions. I'm proud of the fact that I've never sold a single card. I have given away lots of cards, but all duplicates. Edit to add- I've since begun to sell some cards on COMC. Buy them HERE)

I am a set collector, with my ultimate goal being to complete every major set, and as many inserts, parallels, etc. as possible. Although I still want to complete sets, I have shifted my focus to my project of trying to get at least one card of every person to ever get an NBA, NASCAR or NHL card.

I collect the NBA, NASCAR and some non-sports cards, favoring Star Wars, history, automotive, and comic books.As of 2017 I also collect the NHL, and it has already moved past NASCAR into my #2 slot behind the NBA. I will gladly accept any sports card in trade.

I am also a fan of Star Wars, comic books, and classic cars, naturally :) I am also a diehard history buff, with my favorite era being Ancient Rome and before.

I am a scale model builder, though not a particularly good one, however I have made it into both Scale Auto and Model Cars.

I am a decent photographer. I run my own website, which I have hosted since 2004, and I am closing in on 300,000 photos.

I'm a big time collector of stuff- some would say a hoarder. 1/64 die cast used to be #1, although cards were pretty much tied most of the time. I had to retire from diecast in 2014. You can see most of my collections in various stages of photo documentation on My Website. That includes my cards, which I have been working on scanning since 2009. I don't expect to finish until 2018 at the earliest, but probably later.

That about covers me in a nutshell- anything I forgot to include, just ask and I'll probably tell you.

If you want to contact me, my email is    
 But to be honest, I don't check it very often, so I may miss your message. If you have a Trading Card Database account, that is a much better way to connect with me, because I am on there all day, every day.  Here is the direct link to my account.           
I am also on Facebook and twitter.            

Updated 11/7/2017             

11 comments:

  1. If you want to contact me, it's probably best to leave a reply here. I rarely check my email, and it is likely to get buried. I check this page a few times a week, if not daily.

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  2. Hey Billy - shoot me an email. I've got a few cards I wanna send to help with your water recovery. 2x3heroesATgmailDOTcom.

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  3. Hi Jeff, my email to you bounced back at me. (stupid me, typed it in wrong!) Will try again.

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  4. Hey bud, I was wondering if you had any 03-04 UD Exquisite Base/225, Base Gold/25, Base Jerseys/25, or my main chase, Base Patches/10 of any players available?

    Thanks, Aaron (aironadan@gmail.com)

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    1. Hi Aaron, sorry but I don't. Those super pricey sets are pretty rare in my collection, and I don't have any available. Sorry!

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  5. Hello Billy,

    I would like to share with you a sports card website that I run. It's mostly a price guide but there is also a small blog. http://www.priceguide.cards

    Cheers,

    Tom

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    1. I added your blog to the list of blogs on the right side of the page. Thanks for the message!

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  6. Billy,

    I've got a PWE (with your requested Kyle Petty card) ready and waiting for you, but I need an address. Send an email to me. You can find my email addy on my All Trade Bait All The Time profile page...https://www.blogger.com/profile/03818879297909675392

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  7. My ATBATT site is: https://alltradebait.blogspot.com/

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  8. Hi again, I haven't heard anything from you, and I've still got that PWE waiting for you. Contact me at omsports42 at gee mail so on and so on.

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