Friday, January 20, 2017


I did an "All I've Got of Him" with Cap Anson yesterday for a specific reason...3,000.

Anson is the only player with 3,000 hits as a member of the Chicago National League Ball Club.

But there's more to 3000 today.

This is Wrigley Wax post #3,000.

Post #1 was on December 30, 2008.  Since then it's been:
2009 - 401 posts
2010 - 384
2011 - 366
2012 - 368
2013 - 365
2014 - 365
2015 - 364
2016 - 366
2017 - 20

Add 'em up and you get a nice round 3000.  You can also see that other than the first couple years, I've been pretty consistent with a post a day.  I guess if you do that long enough you reach 3000.

I did.

I was worried early on with having enough topics for posts.  I guess I've gotten over that by now.  And I'll get to Ty Cobb and Pete Rose territory on October 16, 2019, when I get to #4,000.


  1. Congratulations on the massive milestone! This should assure your inclusion in the Cardblog Hall of Fame.

    Speaking of which, shouldn't there be a Cardblog Hall of Fame?

  2. Congrats. IT ain't easy being that consistent with blogging. There are times I wish I could do the 1 post a day thing. Of course I'd have to cheat by scheduling most of them. The occasional computer or internet glitch effects posting consistency as does ones heath sometimes.

  3. I schedule all of my posts. Most I write the night before, but there are times when I know I'm going to be busy that I have several lined up and ready to go.

  4. Congrats. I've been called consistent but that kind of consistency is beyond my realm.

  5. Congrats! I am on a big of a blogging roll (20 posts so far in 2017) but I don't know if I could ever go daily. It must be fun though, 3000! What has been your most popular post?

  6. You're the Cal Ripken, Jr. of the cardboard blogs! Congrats!

  7. Congrats on 3000! All through the Spring and Summer (and hopefully a lot of the fall) you can continue to blog about the World Series Champion Cubs. :)

  8. Congrats on 3000! The team sure has rewarded your dedication by bringing us a championship, keep up the great work!