2013 Topps Gypsy Queen ‘Glove Stories’ Subset – Travis Snider
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 Travis Snider card from the set:
On September 27, 2012, Travis Snider scaled the wall at Citi Field and pulled a home run out of the air to help his Pittsburgh Pirates team win a game. The ball was crushed by Mike Baxter of the Mets and when hit, both he and pitcher Kevin Correia both thought that the ball was leaving the field.
Travis Snider had other plans…