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Card of the Day: 2000 Topps Gallery Masters of the Game Greg Maddux

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , on November 9, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

madduxtgIt appears that one of the greatest pitchers of this generation has rode off into the sunset. Word broke this week that Greg Maddux is leaning toward retirement rather than return for a 24th season. If this is in fact the end, it truly is a sad event for baseball. Maddux has had a stellar career, one that kind of gets lost in the shadows of his peers who threw faster, struck out more batters and had their names in the news more often. Continue reading

Card of the Day: 2001 Fleer Platinum Chart Toppers Randy Johnson

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

Ask most baseball fans these days what a WHIP is, and they’ll instant blurt out it’s the ratio of walks and hits per innings pitched. But in 2001, before the major boon in fantasy baseball, apparently few people knew what it was, and Fleer set out to tell us.  

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