Random Card of the Day

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Set: 1986 Brown's (Rate)

Card: #52 Melvin Paul

“ Did they use a stamp pad to put his name and fighting class on the card? ” -yokonashiwa

“ Never knew that had boxing cards. Now I know why. ” -carthage44

“ I was surprised to see Mel fought in the 70's & 80's. He was 16-0 going into his fight with Hector Camacho in 1982 and then proceeded to go 6-8 to end his career with 22 wins in 1986. I wouldn't want to cross this guy in his heyday. ” -flcardtrader

“ This is the first boxing card to make Card of the Day, isn't it? Boxing doesn't do much for me, but it's nice to see a different sport represented in the CotD. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ Huh. Don't see boxing cards on Random Card of the Day very often ” -Hollywood42

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Set: 1982 Topps (Rate)

Card: #100 Gifford Nielsen

“ This is a staged photo. Was all of the photos in this set like that? ” -yokonashiwa

“ This was the first year I collected football cards. The pennant/flag always reminded me of the 1980 topps baseball (which was when I started collecting baseball). Nostalgia rating 10! ” -bplay24

“ Topps always had classic designs. This one is no different! ” -Billy Kingsley

“ A nice set by Topps. Much better than the later black border sets. ” -NJDevils

“ One of my favorite sets. Nice big photo with a boarder that ties in with the Topps logo and I have always liked the team helmet and pennant. Then is when cards did a great job of appealing to kids. ” -carthage44

“ I like the look of this set. I couldn't guess the year based on the graphics. It could be from '72 if I didn't know otherwise. ” -DanD

“ Is the name a joke? ” -sascards67

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Monday, February 4, 2013

Set: 1966 Topps (Rate)

Card: #407 John Kennedy

“ Random oddball factoid: There were NASCAR drives named Bob, John and Ted Kennedy, George Bush and Bill Clinton. I don't think any ever got cards, though, as most of them were fairly obscure and before the card companies noticed NASCAR. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ Are my eyes deceiving me? That sure looks like a President, not a 3rd baseman. ” -jlaz10

“ A great set. The last I put together as a kid. love the backs too. ” -NJDevils

“ On the back of his 66 Topps card it says, 'John is well known for his famous quote, 'Ask not, what Walter O'Malley can do for you, but what you can do for Walter O'Malley.'....ok, not really but it brought a smile to my face. ” -flcardtrader

“ Kennedy's did it all. ” -carthage44

“ So is he left-handed and batting cross-handed or is he right-handed but his follow thru involves looking at the umpire? Terrible pose. ” -sascards67

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Sunday, February 3, 2013

Set: 2000 Upper Deck - Hit Brigade (Rate)

Card: #H13 Frank Thomas

“ Another nice card of the day selection. Good photo, non-distracting designs for the insert set. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ I like the Upper Deck cards. The 2000 set is really nice and this particular insert is cool. The way Frank Thomas' picture stands out is great. However, his name is a little hard to read or it could just be the scan making it that way. Either way, I wish I had more of this set. ” -yokonashiwa

“ That's just an ugly card ” -Young Kilo

“ Soooo many inserts from the late 90s/ealy 00s.....WHY ” -Hollywood42

“ Is this a jigsaw puzzle? Because it's missing some of the pieces. ” -NJDevils

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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Set: 1991 O-Pee-Chee Premier (Rate)

Card: #11 Wade Boggs

“ The design is well done on this one. Large photo, with the player's name, team and position large enough to be easily read, but not so overly large that it hides a portion of the picture. The same goes for the set logo. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ I've never thought of O-Pee-Chee as Premier. ” -jlaz10

“ I wasn't a big fan of these sets. ” -Mike67

“ O-Pee-Chee can stick to Hockey, please stay away from baseball. ” -carthage44

“ Pretty sure we've seen this stance pic of Boggs in at least 30 different sets by now ” -Hollywood42

“ Tres bien. Il est une carte bonne. That's all I know other than 'Ou est la bibliotheque'. (Where is the library) ” -NJDevils

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Friday, February 1, 2013

Set: 1997-98 Quad City Thunder CBA (Rate)

Card: #24 Jimmy King

“ I suspect this card does not fit the Database guidelines...they are only supposed to be posted if they are as issued by the card companies. Maybe this one came this way, as I've never seen any cards from this set in person. Jimmy King had only a few NBA cards...I was always happy to get them when I did, as it's the closest to a Kingsley the NBA has ever come. I always wished the CBA and other lower-level leagues got card issues, I found out later they got regional issues (Like this one) but as I'm nowhere near the regions I could not get them. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ Ok, autographed pizza cards? This is just too much! ” -carthage44

“ Woooooooohooooo. . . . ” -Hollywood42

“ hmmmmm....pizza...hmmmmm ” -NJDevils

“ Pizza basketball! Yeah! ” -jlaz10

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Set: 2011 Topps Tier One - Top Shelf Relics (Rate)

Card: #TSR44 Hank Aaron

“ Droooooooooool...... ” -sascards67

“ Top shelf for sure, NICE! ” -carthage44

“ Nice card of Hammerin' Hank! ” -suomibear8

“ I freely admit that I know nothing about baseball, but even I have heard of Hank Aaron. This is a nicely composed card, the only thing it's really missing is his first name. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ I swing two bats to get double the home runs! ” -jlaz10

“ These Top Shelf cards are fantastic ” -Hollywood42

“ Here is a piece of Hank Aaron's potato sack from '46, which he used during a race at birthday party of his friend's cousin's niece's cat, fact...now you own it... ” -SaveDaKid

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Set: 1999-00 Pacific Paramount - Copper (Rate)

Card: #242 Peter Bondra

“ This is a very nice card. It appears to be a parallel based on the name of the set. I like this kind of parallel. The photo works for me too...it shows the player in an accurate image, even with the whiteout effect it still shows the actual picture...he's not in front of some neon pink backdrop or somesuch. Well done! ” -Billy Kingsley

“ Is it just me or do hockey players hang around forever? ” -carthage44

“ One of the greatest Capitals players ever. I was happy that Pacific was making hockey cards in the late 90s but I never thought they looked as nice as what Upper Deck usually offered. ” -Gunny

“ One of the most underrated players to play in the NHL.I actually liked this set very much. ” -uncaian

“ Good ol' hockey... thanks for ruining the season, Gary Bettman! ” -jlaz10

“ I've always liked all of the parallels of this design despite the fact that there is about 20 of them. Bondra played for the Thrashers the one year they made the playoffs and became one of my favorite players because of that. ” -sascards67

“ I used to think his breath-easy nose strip was one of the ones used for removing blackheads. ” -DanD

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Set: 2002 Topps eTopps (Rate)

Card: #1 Ichiro Suzuki

“ I always hated the Etopps program. At the time I had no way to order them and felt somewhat gypped by the fact that I was not able to get them. Why doesn't the card show his last name? Any relation to the car company? ” -Billy Kingsley

“ Never have and never will understand what eTopps was. ” -carthage44

“ I like that this card features different images but it looks a bit odd to me. ” -koloth42

“ Now what exactly does the E mean? ” -jlaz10

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Set: 1993-94 Upper Deck (Rate)

Card: #332 Jari Kurri

“ UD did a good job with this one. ” -Billy Kingsley

“ gretzky's reason for so many of his goals one of the best set up men ever ” -uncaian

“ Five time Stanley Cup Champion, Olympic Bronze Medalist, member of the Hockey Hall of Fame 2001, and current General Manager of the Finnish National Squad; Jari Kurri is truly one of the Greats of the Game. ” -Gunny

“ What's this you call 'hockey'? ” -jlaz10

“ I like their design on the 93-94 hockey set a lot better than their 93 or 94 baseball set ” -Hollywood42

“ X marks the spot. ” -bigsmooth

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