Year: 2013

Ryne Sandberg jumping, poster Cornerstone Nike, Wrigley Field

Fun idea: Baseball cards with hand-written stats written by the player

Inscriptions on steroids. Whenever a player signs HOF or MVP below his name, it costs extra. On this particular Ryne Sandberg autographed poster, the inscriptions are stacked five high. Ryno HOF ’05 84 NL MVP 10K All Star 9K Gold Glove This is like a quadruple cheeseburger with a Big Mac on top. There are …

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C.J. Wilson, the most interesting man in baseball

Another reason why learning about baseball players from the backs of baseball cards is cool. The back of his “2013 Topps Opening Day” card says, C.J. has been called “the most interesting man in Baseball.” He can recite poetry in four languages; he practices Eastern philosophies and a gluten-free diet; and he’s an expert in postmodern …

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