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
Offbeat Poses Set These Baseball Cards Apart
Poses for baseball cards have been relatively tame through the years. In the 1950s and ’60s, stilted shots of players swinging a bat, or throwing or catching a ball, were commonplace. Mug shots of players were a dime a dozen. Those gave way to action shots by the 1970s. But there have been those baseball cards that have caused collectors to pause and say, “What?” Strange poses … [Read more...] about Offbeat Poses Set These Baseball Cards Apart
What were they thinking?
Tucked in the deep recesses of the hobby are some strange cards that somehow made their way to print. … [Read more...] about What were they thinking?