a baseball card celebration of the dodgers and the infield of my youth.
21 October 2008
there's a play at the plate!
i came across these cards while going through some 90’s stuff. i really enjoy the continuation aspect that the gaetti card brings to the play. i wish there were more cards like these – just imagine if other notable home plate plays or collisions had been captured this way – aj pierzynski/michael barrett, gary carter/brian downing, mike scioscia/jack clark, jeremy giambi/jorge posada, and, of course, pete rose/ray fosse.
if topps did a card like this today, it would be one of their ‘classic combination’ cards which just means these two players were photographed in close proximity of each other during a game.
1 - 2007 topps chrome greg maddux blue refractor 2 - 2007 topps chrome takashi saito blue refractor 3 - 2014 topps tek fernando valenzuela (any pattern)
4 - 2016 topps opening day #100 clayton kershaw
5 - 2016 topps stadium club #99 justin turner
6 - 2016 topps opening day stars clayton kershaw
7 - 2016 topps jackie robinson celebrating 65 years
8 - 2001 fleer greats of the game ron cey
9 - 2016 topps heritage high numbers #720 ross stripling
bonus non-dodger cards - 2016 panini diamond kings vladimir guerrero
you will be rewarded!
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(2) 2x3 heroes pwe 9/27/16
(1) it's like having my own card shop 6/18/14
(1) hot corner 11/26/14
(1) mark hoyle 6/29/15
(1) $30 a week habit 6/29/15
(1) reader alec (contest) 7/30/15
(1) johnny's trading spot (contest) 7/30/15
(1) arpsmith pwe 4/13/16
(1) play at the plate pwe 5/25/16
(1) jaybarkerfan pwe 5/25/16
(1) tim wallach 5/25/16
(1) waxaholic 5/31/16
(1) night owl pwe 6/14/16
(1) tribe cards 6/22/16
(1a) night owl pwe 7/14/16
(1) fuji pwe 7/14/16
(1) bob walk the plank 7/16/16
(1) dime boxes 7/16/16
(1) 2x3 heroes 8/3/16
(1b) night owl pwe 8/12/16
(1) arpsmith pwe 9/1/16
(1) penny sleeve for your thoughts 9/19/16
(1c) night owl 9/27/16
(1) = initial trade package
(2) = completed trade package
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let's trade, part 2
i collect dodgers cards, any and all cards featuring steve garvey, ron cey, dave lopes or bill russell, all topps cards of the players who were featured in the 1978 topps set as dodgers, cards featuring dodger stadium, o-pee-chee variations, cards showing memorial patches and/or armbands, and cards showing the double play turn at second base. i am also currently working on my 1971 topps set. i have a lot of cards to trade!