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Card of the Day: 2001 Leaf Rookies & Stars Barry Bonds

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 13, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

I got a little behind this weekend, so here’s a double-shot Monday to make up for the day off yesterday.  

Kudos to DLP (Donruss/Leaf/Playoff) for making an effort to keep the infograph on the back of this 2001 Leaf Rookies & Stars Barry Bonds card relevant. While most companies could have had a boilerplate paragraph about Bonds’ bloodlines to the game, his numerous MVP awards or his drive for 500 career homers, DLP decided to document Bonds’ record pace during the 2001 season. And it took me eight years to appreciate this card.   Continue reading