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Card of the Day: 2008 Allen & Ginter Dustin Pedroia

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 18, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

08ginterpedroiaBig shout out to Dustin Pedroia today for being named the 2008 American League Most Valuable Player. Pedroia really had a fine season and carried the Red Sox when Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz and Mike Lowell were out with injuries. Pedroia offered both power and defense to a Sox team that all season was depleted by injuries and boneheadedness. Although the Sox season ended with less than a championship, the team would have been nowhere near the World Series had Pedroia not stepped up. Continue reading

Cards of the Day: 2008 Rookie of the Year autographs

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 11, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

longosotoThe arrival of my Daisuke Matsuzaka through the mail (TTM) autograph yesterday re-energized my faith in the TTM process. I think I might actually send out a few in the next month or so. But that card’s arrival not only made me want to send more out, it also reminded me of what I already had — autographs of 2008 Rookie of the Year winners Evan Longoria and Geovany Soto.

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