You can generally categorize the funniest looking baseball cards into categories. You have your "guys with strange props" like Glenn Hubbard's snake, (which recently got its own bobblehead), Mickey Hatcher's giant glove, Bip Roberts' sombrero, Doug Drabek's furry hat and Jay Johnstone's umbrella hat (Fleer always seemed willing to push the envelope). Rex Hudler … [Read more...] about The Story Behind Keith Comstock’s Nutty 1989 Minor League Card
obscenities on baseball cards
Perhaps the most famous obscenity to ever appear on a baseball card was part of the original release of the 1989 Fleer set in which a four-letter word was noted on Billy Ripken's bat. This card, deemed the "Rick-Face" version by Dr. James Beckett in 1989, featured a very young Billy in just . It was not, however, the first time such words or gestures appeared on a baseball … [Read more...] about Obscene Gestures on Baseball Cards Present Before Billy
Mickey Mantle knew how to swear and wasn't above doing it on an autographed baseball. One report says the latest Mantle f-bomb ball was bought by the Mick's family. … [Read more...] about Mantle Obscenity Ball Sold…to Mantles?