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Card of the Day: 2000 Topps Traded Autographs Francisco Rodriguez

Posted in Card of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 21, 2008 by Cardboard Icons

Forty. That’s how many saves Francisco Rodriguez has as of this morning after nailing down another win yesterday against the Red Sox. He is now way above pace to catch Bobby Thigpen’s single-season record of 57 and what that means is … cards like these will start hitting eBay in droves and they’ll fetch way above what they normally would. The card I’m speaking of course is this 2000 Topps Traded autograph card, which were inserted one per factory sealed set the same set that includes Miguel Cabrera’s first Topps autograph. I pulled this K-Rod about two years go while hunting for a Cabrera, which books at $600. It was a crap shoot. Continue reading