Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Sept. 4)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but big pulls as we wind down a holiday weekend.

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Vin Scully nears finale with very little certified ink for fans to chase

2012-prime-cuts-vin-scullyVin Scully has been in baseball as the voice of the Dodgers for the last 67 years.

That’s longer than Topps baseball cards have been regularly around. That’s just a few years after the NBA was founded. That’s longer than 14 MLB teams — nearly half of of the majors  — have been around.

With the 88-year-old’s broadcast career in its final stretch, some collectors might be looking to grab one of his few certified autographs — it won’t be easy.

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Carolina’s Josh Norman just might be the NFL’s best cornerback — do you have his autograph?

JoshNormanJosh Norman is a cornerback for the 7-0 Carolina Panthers and in his fourth season after being drafted 143rd overall to of Coastal Carolina back in 2012.

And if he’s anything like most other defensive players in the NFL he’s not on the minds of that many collectors.

Champ Bailey knows a bit about playing cornerback in the NFL, though, as a 12-time Pro Bowl selection and a member of the Hall of Fame’s All-2000s team. He sees big money in Norman — enough for us to wonder if he might be a football card collector.

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