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Category: Fleer Baseball Cards
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By the early 2000s, baseball cards were about the last thing on my mind.
I had finished grad school a couple years earlier, moved out of state, and was firmly entrenched in career- and family-building mold.
I occasionally bought a copy of Beckett or thumbed through a stack of cards, but mostly my collection was just an albatross that I lugged through move after move.
It stayed that way for at least 10 years, so this installment of the 30-Day Baseball Card Challenge is particularly, well, challenging.Read More
Baseball cards and I had a rocky start.
It all began on an ugly spring day in 1981 when my own mother double-crossed me … she brought ho”1982me a pack of baseball cards instead of the toy I was expecting.
They were dark and depressing, and I wanted nothing to do with them.Read More
The history of baseball is told through our version of stone tablets — old baseball cards. Which was the very first card to feature saves as a statistic?Read More
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but it can also be misleading. Case in point — when savvy fans pulled this George Brett baseball card from packs of 1984 Fleer that spring, we knew we were being bamboozled.Read More
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