Random Card of the Day

Monday, September 24, 2018

Set: 1998 Finest

Card: #234 Al Martin


“ These are such nice looking cards, it's a shame so many are out there with the "protective film" left on them. ” -Smokin_joe

“ The protective makes it difficult to make out backgroung. The crossed bats remind me of variuos miltary sets with crossed swords underneath the name. A pretty decent card. ” -John Kerry

“ Al Martin, Braves prospect, remember getting a minor league card of him when he was in AA and thinking he looked like Frank Thomas. He was in the majors for over a decade but was never as good as I thought he would be based on first impressions. As for Topps Finest I always hated the weird protective thing that you were supposed to take off but most people with common sense left on. Besides that it is a good looking card. ” -davidhandberry

“ To this day I hate those protective coatings you are suppose to peel off! ” -YoRicha

“ Not bad looking. I am not sure the peel and remove film was really worth it? I have a couple of cards with this on and i am not removing it. Does that add more value to it? ” -parsley24

“ Is this another one of them new-fangled shiny cards, that if you peel off the plastic you can use as a shaving mirror? The back design looks very familiar to me, though I'm fairly certain I don't own any of this set. Al Martin was a respectable player on some awful Pirates teams. ” -dilemma19

“ Topps Finest disappoints me. Even in hand the foil styling is difficult to appreciate and view clearly. (With or without the protective plastic it doesn't really matter either way) ” -captkirk42

“ Love the crossed bats on the front. Nice action shot too. Excellent card, imo. ” -CollectingAfterDeath

“ I like the back design, despite the limited stats. And I like the basic front design, but would prefer the raw photo over giving the background the Monet treatment. ” -kents_stuff

“ Should this be called Topps Finest? A very nice looking card. The back is cool too. ” -muskie027

 

Forum Postings

ForumSubjectRepliesLast Post
General What set did the reprint of Wayne Gretzky's rookie card come from?    (Last...)10Sep 24, 2018 1:05 AM
by obxyankeefan
Person ISO Davante Adams Topps Chrome Super Refractor Auto 1/1 0Sep 23, 2018 10:24 PM
by Dufresne53
General Making an Offer on eBay without Getting Blocked : A Seller's Perspective    (Last...)13Sep 23, 2018 9:09 PM
by cl_kyle
General Anyone purchase cards from this site? 3Sep 23, 2018 9:05 PM
by BenG76
Card of the Day 9/23/2018 - 2014 Edibas WWE Lamincards #83 Bray Wyatt 5Sep 23, 2018 7:27 PM
by Mikey Sportscards

Buy / Sell / Trade

ForumSubjectRepliesLast Post
Buy/ Sell/ Trade ISO Davante Adams Topps Chrome Super Refractor Auto 1/1 0Sep 23, 2018 10:32 PM
by Dufresne53
Buy/ Sell/ Trade 1979 Kellogg's 3D #2 Ted Simmons Cardinals Var. baseball logo on reverse on EBAY 0Sep 23, 2018 12:13 PM
by NJDevils
Buy/ Sell/ Trade Eddie Mathews Piece of History 500 Club Auto. 0Sep 22, 2018 8:45 PM
by TSNED

User Lists

NFL Guest Appearances by C2Cigars
Last updated on Sep. 23, 2018
(5 comments)
Just 1 More Card by C2Cigars
Last updated on Sep. 21, 2018
(1 comment)
Foreign Basketball Players in China by fedoratipper
Last updated on Sep. 21, 2018
Cleveland Browns Punters by armac
Last updated on Sep. 21, 2018

Oh, so close...

1993 Fleer/ProCards

99.9% of images added

If you have any of these cards, scan them and send them in!

Here's what's missing:

#NNO Mike McGowan TR (Front/Back)

#130b Mario Linares (Front/Back)

#NNO Matt Wilson (Front/Back)

#3668 Jeff Battles (Front/)
VAR: Same number assigned to two cards

Top Members

All-Time

Rank Member
Score
1. carthage44 1,313,901
2. Dave Sosidka 743,741
3. gb24 665,765
4. nicksang 365,358
5. Nigel Taylor 264,806

Last 30 Days

Rank Member
Score
1. bobwalsh1969 30,807
2. carthage44 21,984
3. nicksang 4,517
4. ShoTime 4,460
5. cjjt 3,742

Stats

Cards Listed: 9,973,609
Cards with Images: 2,561,630
Sets Listed: 181,785

eBay

The Trading Card Database is a member of the eBay Partner Network. Any time you click through The Trading Card Database and make a purchase on eBay.com, the site receives a commission. All proceeds go directly towards maintaining this site.

When purchasing items on eBay, consider going through the icon below (or any of the other eBay links on the site) and get a cozy feeling knowing that you're helping maintain this site.

Card Battles

Click to play

Card-ology - The Game

Click to play
  

Copyright © 2018 The Trading Card Database LLC
Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners.