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Ramblings: Doc’s Birthday Recalls Days When Gooden Was Plenty Good

Doc Gooden 1984 Fleer Update rookie card

Rich Klein recalls the collecting frenzy over a can’t miss pitcher and his friend Darryl who missed the train to Cooperstown, but gained a measure of respect after all.

Cabrera Rookie Cards, 2000 Topps Traded Sets Heat Up

2000 Topps Traded Cabrera auto

He’s making a serious bid for the elusive Triple Crown and Miguel Cabrera rookie cards and the 2000 Topps Traded Sets that held them are starting to fly.