sadly, former dodger pitcher bobby castillo passed away on monday - the second pitcher named bobby from the team of my youth to die this year. i was reminded that arpsmith had recently sent me a 1982 topps castillo card that was signed by the pitcher himselfsign a couple of cards previously, but this one is much more boldly signed. rest in peace, bobby.
arpsmith included another signed card from 1982 - a 1982 fleer burt hooton card to be exact
here's a 1994 upper deck fun pack mike piazza checklist card
speaking of collector's choice, here's a 1997 udcc hideo nomo all-star connection insert
pee wee reese, on the other hand, appeared in 10 all-star games, including 9 straight from 1945-1954. here's a 2012 panini cooperstown crystal parallel of the dodger shortstop that arpsmith included
the kaleidoscope pattern and cropping of the familiar photo distract me from the fact there is no logo.
there's no logo on this next card either, but lest there be any doubts, tommy lasorda is still in charge. he is 'calling the shots' according to this 2013 panini hometown heroes insert
thanks for the cards adam!