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Card of the Day: 2007 Topps Heritage Charlie’s Young Sluggers

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

I’m about a week late is showcasing this card, but truthfully I didn’t even know it existed until Sunday morning when I was posting my 2007 Topps Heritage doubles on my “For Trade” page. Without further ado, I present the 2007 Topps Heritage “Charlie’s Young Sluggers,” card No. 386.  Pretty neat card given the Phillies World Series victory last week. Continue reading

2008 Cardboard World Series

Posted in Cardboard World Series with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 22, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

When I was younger, I would create my own baseball diamond on poster board and then affix cards of my favorite players. From time to time, I would switch up the cards to create two fantasy all-star lineups and pit them against each other, cardboard style.

In honor of the World Series starting today, I’ve decided to put a twist on that old diagram. Instead of actually drawing one — or stealing someone’s digital version and making it my own — I decided to pit the two MLB World Series teams against each other here using cards from my collection just like the old days. Continue reading