2010 Topps Heritage ‘Core Four’ Starring Pettitte, Posada, Jeter, and Rivera

2010 Topps Heritage ‘Core Four’ Starring Pettitte, Posada, Jeter, and Rivera

In November of 2009, I wrote a post on this blog titled ‘Ranking The Yankees Core Four’.  You can read that here.

This card of the ‘Core Four’ came out a year later as part of the 2012 Topps Heritage set.

 

And now, almost three seasons later, a lot has changed.

Posada has retired.

Pettitte has retired.  And un-retired.

Rivera suffered a crippling injury and is doing rehab with the hopes of a 2013 comeback.

Jeter has gotten better.  Much better!

So, after reviewing my original story, I know that my rankings of 3 and 4 would not change.  But as for the #1 spot, it is hard to not re-think that.  Jeter has been on a tear since capturing his 3,000th hit and his legend only continues to grow.  And sadly, Mariano Rivera has been unable to compete.

I may have to officially switch 1 & 2.

What do you think??

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2 responses to “2010 Topps Heritage ‘Core Four’ Starring Pettitte, Posada, Jeter, and Rivera

  1. Altho I HATE modern era Yankees, I have to respect what Jeter continues to do. Put him at #1!

  2. Not a Yankees fan at all, but Rivera is the most dominant Closer in the history of baseball. Every hitter knows what pitch is coming to him and they still can’t hit the pitch. Jeter is good, but he’s not Rivera good.

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