Daily Archives: August 1, 2011

Logan Morrison 2011 Topps Certified Autograph – YES!!!

Logan Morrison 2011 Topps Certified Autograph – YES!!!

Man, I feel like I stole this one…

But, I am SO happy to call it mine!!!

From the 2011 Topps set, this autographed card of ‘Lo-Mo’ looks great!   I love the action photo that they used of Logan for the card, and nabbing an autograph of one of my favorite Florida Marlins players make it all the better!!

Sticker, or not, I am very excited to get this one into my collection.

Here it is:

Now, I need to get the Gaby!!!

Lou Brock 2004 Topps All-Time Fan Favorites!!!

Lou Brock 2004 Topps All-Time Fan Favorites!!!

All-Time favorites?  You bet your sweet A$$!!  LOL

Lou Brock?  Check!

St. Louis Cardinals?  Check!

1975 Topps design?  Eh, Ok…

One great looking, team-color themed baseball card?  Oh, Yeah!!!

Dwight Gooden 1987 Topps

Dwight Gooden 1987 Topps

Ah, one of my favorite sets from the 1980s – Good Old ’87 Topps!!  Gotta love it!!

And I have to say that the colors of the New York Mets works perfectly with the wood-grain border of the card’s design.

Check out Doc’s Nike spikes – the man definitely had style!!!

1987 Topps ‘Turn Back The Clock’ – Card #3 – Roberto Clemente

1987 Topps ‘Turn Back The Clock’ – Card #3 – Roberto Clemente

‘Fifteen Years Ago’

There is that fantastic 1972 Topps baseball card design that absolutely screams 1970s!!!  And Roberto Clemente, sure was one of the decade’s greatest stars!

Here is his card from the 1987 Topps ‘Turn Back The Clock’ set:

Some of the highlights mentioned on the back from the ’77 season include:

  1. Billy Williams had five hits in two different games
  2. Nolan Ryan set the record for striking out eight consecutive batters against the Red Sox
  3. Roberto Clemente’s 3000th hit of his career in what would be his final at-bat

 

Happy Anniversary Reggie Jackson!!!

Happy Anniversary Reggie Jackson!!!

On this day in 1993, Reggie Jackson was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

A colorful player both on and off the field, I am fairly certain that Reggie’s speech was a classic.  If only there was YouTube back in 1993…

A member of the ‘500 HR Club’, a league MVP, a 5-time World Series champion, and a Hall of Famer, it does not get much better than Reginald Martinez Jackson!!!

Happy Anniversary to Mr. October!

Private Signing Announcement – Former Major Leaguer, Greg Zaun

Private Signing Announcement – Former Major Leaguer, Greg Zaun

A very good friend of mine is working on a signing with former big league player Greg Zaun, and he is passing on this opportunity to the readers of ’30-Year Old Cardboard’.

The details:

Gregg Zaun Private Signing

I will be conducting a private signing with Gregg Zaun on

August 23rd, 2011.

Gregg Zaun
15 Year’s in MLB
1997 WS Champ

Baltimore Orioles, Florida Marlins, Texas Rangers, Kansas City Royals, Houston Astros

Colorado Rockies, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays, Milwaukee Brewers

Any Item……$7 + SASE
Inscriptions……$5
Gregg will do Personalizations for Free.

Wholesale (5 or more items)……$6 + SASE

Gregg will not sign his 03′ Topps Total Card and 06′ Upper Deck Cards.

All items need to be in by August 22nd.

Payments accepted are personal check and cash (no money orders).

Send items and payments to:

Craig Nyman
41 Yeoville Ct.
Hamilton, ON, CANADA
L9C 5W4

SASE can have US Postage as I will return items from both Canada and the United States

Craig Nyman
craig_nyman@hotmail.com

905-807-9379

Frank Thomas Gets Honored By The White Sox With A Bronze Statue

Frank Thomas Gets Honored By The White Sox With A Bronze Statue

CHICAGO (AP)—The Chicago White Sox have unveiled a statue in the outfield concourse to honor former slugger Frank Thomas.

Thomas, who is the White Sox career leader in nearly every offensive category, played 16 seasons for Chicago before wrapping up his career with Oakland and Toronto. He was a two-time MVP with the White Sox.

He was a career .301 hitter with 521 home runs, 1,704 RBI and 1,494 runs scored over his 19 seasons. He broke in with the White Sox in 1990 and had an injury-shortened final season with them in 2005 when they won the World Series.

His No. 35 was retired in August of last year. He joins Charles Comiskey, Minnie Minoso, Carlton Fisk, Luis Aparicio, Nellie Fox, Billy Pierce and Harold Baines with statutes at U.S. Cellular Field.