Josh Wilker’s collection is not one that will draw rave reviews because of it’s condition. His writing about those stacks of cards does, though.
Cyberspace is full of sports card blogs. It’s a relatively new phenomenon and cards certainly stir enough emotions to have that fact make sense.
There are a lot of bad blogs out there. Some aren’t bad and a few are pretty good. Being a professional writer helps.
Josh Wilker is a 41 year-old baseball fan who grew up opening Topps packs in the 1970s. His collection is…well-loved I guess you could say…but it’s also the inspiration for his long-running blog. He talks about the cards, but the posts often take on a life of their own and that’s where he catches the eye of those who appreciate good writing. He’s even been signed to produce a book amount his musings.
The Chicago Sun-Times profiled the typing fingers behind CardboardGods.net.