Here's the answer, courtesy of Milo Minderbender:
W E L C O M E
S T A R V I L L E
Place your answers/guesses in the comments below.
Picture: Totally unrelated to any of this.
Have a nice day.
UPDATE: I'm an idiot. The apparel pyramid letter is supposed to be a W, not a T. Sorry 'bout that.
UPDATE 2: The clues have all been found. The links can be found below.
1. Cobra: Target Field Putback
2. Echo: Mets Spider Bites
3. Echo: Thanks Sheed!
4. Sneijderman: Armless, Legless Cheerleader
6. SbV8: Keith Hernandez Story
7. Sneijderman: The Infamous Sprewell Post
8. Cobra: McKeon and the Lake
9. Cobra: Swedish Elk Threesome
10. Raysism: Knock-Off Apparel
11. Sneijderman/TwoGasolsOneCup: James Harden
12. Raysism: Phintastic Peninsula
13. TwoGasolsOneCup: Fuck You, Pelicans Are Awesome
14. TwoGasolsOneCup: SILINSANITY
15. Poignant Theatre: Choose Your Own Adventure
16. SbV8: Steve U and the Coors Light Bros
18. Echo: Jeter In Butt Land II: The Reckoning
UPDATE 3: It's over! We have a Winner. Congratulations to Milo Minderbinder for unlocking the phrase "Welcome to Starville." Milo, find me on twitter (@datpuffey) and we'll find a way to get you those awesome, unopened Dale Earnhardt playing cards.