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Monday, October 27, 2008

Set: 1989 Fleer (Rate)

Card: #83 Ellis Burks


A shoulder injury slowed Ellis Burks down a bit in the '89 season.

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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Set: 1988 Fleer (Rate)

Card: #148 Jesse Orosco


Jesse Orosco holds the major league record for career pitching appearances (1252).

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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Set: 1958 Topps (Rate)

Card: #47 Roger Maris


This is Roger Maris' rookie card. He started off his major league career playing his first season with the Cleveland Indians.

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Set: 1985 Topps (Rate)

Card: #16 Bobby Meacham


Bobby Meacham was the Yankees regular shortstop in 1985, playing in all but six games.

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Set: 1988 Donruss Baseball's Best (Rate)

Card: #127 Teddy Higuera


Ted Higuera had a fast start to his career, winning at least 15 games in each of his first four seasons, including 20 games in his second season and an All-Star appearance, then injuries slowed him down.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Set: 1976 Topps (Rate)

Card: #650 Thurman Munson


In the 1976 World Series, Thurman Munson batted .529, including six consecutive hits to tie a World Series record.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Set: 1988 Fleer (Rate)

Card: #147 Bob Ojeda


In 1988, Bob Ojeda was involved in an infamous electric hedge trimmer accident, severing the tip of one of the fingers in his throwing hand and forcing him to miss the Mets postseason.

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Set: 1962 Topps (Rate)

Card: #160 Dick Stuart


This was Dick Stuart's last season with the Pirates. The first baseman was part of the 1960 World Series winning team.

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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Set: 1959 Topps (Rate)

Card: #481 Charley Maxwell


It's Sunday, Charlie. It turns out Charlie Maxwell had nicknames of "Sunday Charlie" and "the Sabbath Smasher" for his tendency to hit homeruns in Sunday games, once hitting 4 homers in 4 consecutive at-bats in a Sunday doubleheader.

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Set: 1958 Topps (Rate)

Card: #490 Ed Bailey


Although Ed Bailey made it to the All-Star game five times in his career, his outing in '57 was filled with controversy as he and six of his teammates made it into the starting lineup – the result of a ballot stuffing campaign by Reds fans.

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