Ron Cey 2001 Topps Archives
I cannot get enough of these ‘Archives’. It is a shame that the set was so short-lived.
This time around I grabbed a Ron Cey card – and it features the 1972 Topps design that was on his rookie baseball card.
Cey is one of very few players that I know of that actually has two rookie cards, issued in two consecutive seasons, by the same company.
Cey’s first card was issued in 1972, but he had another rookie card issued in 1973. The ’73 is by far the more popular and collected card, but that may be due to the fact that he shares space with a certain Hall of Famer named Michael Jack Schmidt!!
Have a look at this beauty that shows off the ’72 design: