so, the cardinals are off to the world series. again. i'm disappointed - there hasn't been a national league team in the world series that i have been rooting for since the phillies played the yankees in 2009, and even then i wished the two teams would both lose.
the national league pennant winners in each of the last four seasons are represented on this 2013 topps update yadier molina short print card that i pulled from another hanger box yesterday.
contrast their glum looks with yasiel puig on his regular base update card
here's the other dodger i pulled - ricky nolasco
on the double play front, the box was good to me. there is a matt carpenter double play card that i still need, but i wound up with the other ones in the set (that i knew of - plus a couple that i hadn't seen), like this brandon phillips gold parallel
here's ryan roberts
not much else of note (another target red parallel of juan uribe), but i did like the look of this austin romine card, thanks to the lurking mariano rivera