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Card of the Day: 1986 Topps Bill Buckner

Posted in Newspaperman, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on September 23, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

1986ToppsBillBucknerThis card is beyond words. There’s no action shown here, but the expression on Bill Buckner’s face speaks a thousands words. It almost like the baseball gods are talking to him, saying that he will have 2,700 career hits and bat nearly .300, but he will forever be remembered for a defensive play that will take place in the very near future. The result of this discussion: This look on Bill’s face, followed by an uncertain muttering of “Wha- What- What?”