Daily Archives: January 1, 2009

Another Great Ichiro Commerial…

 The Mariners did it again.  Ichiro is a baseball superstar and should be treated as such by Major League Baseball.  He can bring more attention to the game than any other player or team, yet they rarely offer him up to the masses.

Luckily, the Seattle Mariners marketing department recognizes what they have and have used it to enhance their product.  Enjoy!!!

“31 in 31” – The 1970’s – Card #31

 “31 in 31” – The 1970’s – Card #31

Carney Lansford – 1979 Topps – #212

Lansford let his bat do the talking during the course of his career.  With a lifetime .290 batting average, Carney Lansford dominated American League pitching for the better part of 15 major league seasons.  Coupled with 5 .300+ seasons, Lansford won the batting title in 1981 with a .336 average.  Carney Lansford competed in 3 World Series match-ups from 1988-1990, winning one title in 1989 with the Oakland Athletics.  In 8 career postseason series’, Lansford shined with a .305 batting average totaling 39 hits in 33 games.

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Happy New Year!!!

I just wanted to pass along a “Happy New Year” message to all of the readers at ’30-Year Old Cardboard’.

2008 was a wonderful year for me.  I was able to enjoy the birth of my second son, celebrate my 5th year of marriage, reacquaint myself with a hobby that was the centerpiece of my adolescence, and create this blog with the desire to share my love for the sport of baseball and the hobby of collecting cards that celebrates it’s greatness.

I wish you all a very prosperous and exciting 2009!!!!

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