2013 Topps Gypsy Queen ‘Glove Stories’ Subset – Derek Jeter
Topps’ Gypsy Queen brand offers up some pretty sweet 10-card subsets that feature intense action.
One of my favorite parts about the GQ subsets is that they don’t simply throw in the top players – they truly find incredible images regardless of the player’s star power. What this does is introduce us to other talents that perform at high levels while also allowing for players that are not always in the spotlight a chance to shine for a bit.
The ‘Glove Stories’ set primarily features outfielders with 8 cards, and has 2 infielder cards as well.
This is the Derek Jeter card from the set:
Jeter is just one of two infielders to be included in this set of cards.
Due to the nature of the environment, this play is held in even higher regard because it was captured during the playoffs and the Yankees march through October.
With the Yankees holding onto a 5-3 lead, the Oakland A’s were batting in the eighth inning and had a man on base when Jeter chased a fly ball into foul territory, ultimately diving head-first into the stands that run along the field ultimately making the play, securing the out, drawing a little blood, and adding to his incredible postseason resume.