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Card of the Day: 1994 Score Dream Team Mike Stanley

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 17, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

1994scoredreamteammikestanleyFor 15 years I’ve owned this Mike Stanley 1994 Score Dream Team card. And every time I’ve looked at it, I always wondered why the hell Stanley, of all people, was being cotdhonored on a Dream Team card.

I never regarded him as a stud ball player, thereby not worthy of a best-of-the-best set. I saw him as a reserve who at one point played catcher for the Yankees prior to the Jorge Posada era. But in 1993 (the year before this was released), Stanley was a stud — he batted .305, belted 26 homers and drove in 84 runs. In some regard he statistically was Brian McCann, an elite player at his position. Continue reading