Daily Archives: February 18, 2014

Andre Dawson 2013 Panini Prizm – Red Pulsar

Andre Dawson 2013 Panini Prizm – Red Pulsar

Yes, another sweet Andre Dawson card from the 2013 Panini Prizm set.

This is my third card of Dawson from the set, and it is tagged as the Red version.

Have a look:

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I know that there are quite a few more parallel versions of these out there and I am hoping that in time I can bring a few more of them into my collection.

For some reason they appear to be a little more scarce than other Panini cards issued in 2013.  Maybe not as many packs of these have been ripped compared to cards from the Cooperstown and Hometown Heroes releases.

I will march on.  And if/when I can find the Blue, Green, Yellow, Die Cut, etc. versions for a good price, I will scoop them up!

Reggie Jackson 2007 Topps Triple Threads – Red

Reggie Jackson 2007 Topps Triple Threads – Red

The design of the 2007 Topps Triple Threads set is an interesting one.  At least for me, it makes me think of comic books.  The White lines that are on display behind the batter that spread out to the edges of the card remind me off the Batman comic series.

Remember when someone would kick or punch or chop on Batman?  You would get that flash of a graphic that indicated a strong impact and a powerful word like ‘Whomp’ or ‘Smack’.

That is the same feeling I get when I see this card design.  And then you throw in an action shot of Reggie Jackson crushing a baseball and I am thinking:

‘SMASH’

‘CRUSH’

‘BOOM’

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This card is the Red version of the 2007 Topps Triple Threads set.  Mine is serial numbered as 118/1350.

‘BAM’

1975 Topps Set Card 20/660 – #645 – Danny Cater, Red Sox

1975 Topps Set Card 20/660 – #645 – Danny Cater, Red Sox

Progress: 20/660

Player Name:  Danny Cater

Card Number: 645

Team:  Boston Red Sox

Position:  1st Base

Image Style: Posed Portrait

Years In The Major Leagues:  12 years, 1964-75

Notes From His 1975 Season:  1975 was Cater’s last season in the major leagues.  He played in 22 games for the Red Sox accounting for just 8 hits and 2 RBI.

Notes From Career:  Cater played for 6 teams during his 12-year career.  He collected 1,229 hits including 191 doubles, 29 triples, and 66 home runs.  He had a lifetime batting average of .276 while scoring 491 runs and driving in 519.  Cater finished in 20th place for the AL MVP Award in 1968.

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Did You Know…

When Hall of Famer Bob Feller threw a no-hitter on April 30, 1946 versus the New York Yankees, future Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Lemon was playing center field for the Indians.

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Come Check Out My Newest Signed Andre Dawson Baseball With ‘The Cycle’ Inscription

Come Check Out My Newest Signed Andre Dawson Baseball With ‘The Cycle’ Inscription

Ah, another signed baseball for my ‘Ultimate Dawson‘ collection.  This is now ball #15 in the collection.

And this one offers up another sweet and unique inscription.

Check it out:

DAWSON CYCLE BALL

That’s right, Andre added ‘The Cycle 4/28/87’ to the ball for me – and it looks great!!

As with all Andre Dawson autographs, the signature offered up is super-clean and neat.

Thank you Mr. Dawson, thanks for being so accessible to your fans!!!

And just wait until you see what I have planned next for this part of my collection.  If all goes according to plan, it will be spectacular.