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Card of the Day: 2005 Topps Cracker Jack Surprise Signatures Kevin Millar autograph

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 22, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

napt5millarThree. That’s how many basic certified autographed cards Kevin Millar has. He doesn’t have any mass-produced signatures clogging up current products. No sticker ‘graphs for Millar. Just three, and those all were produced by Topps in 2005 and 2006. Continue reading

Card of the Day: 1997 Bowman Joe Young

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 25, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

Meet Joe Young. He is a Canadian-born former baseball player who apparently ditched a possible professional hockey career (what Canadian-born baseball player doesn’t do this?) to play America’s Pastime. He was drafted in 1993 by the Blue Jays, which I suppose is a good thing since he is from Canada. And according to the Bowman Scouts, he possessed a hell of a fastball, so good in fact that he averaged upward of 11 strikeouts per 9 innings. Continue reading