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‘Wednesday’s Word Association’ – When I Hear The Name “Donruss”, I Think Of…

‘Wednesday’s Word Association’ – When I Hear The Name “Donruss”, I Think Of…

From dictionary.com:

Word Association, Noun.  

Definition – the connection and production of other words in response to a given word, done spontaneously as a game, creative technique, or in a psychiatric evaluation.

Ex: Dog –> Bark

‘Wednesday’s Word Association’ – When I Hear The Name “Donruss”, I Think…

DIAMOND KINGS

Dawson diamond king

For the first time in almost a decade, the Donruss brand of baseball cards has a new release for the collecting community.  And while the company may have new ownership, it is going to be nice to see that old Donruss logo again in the hobby.

But, what is the first word that you think of when you hear the word Donruss?

For me it is, DIAMOND KINGS.  Donruss had some pretty sweet releases during the early stages of their brand during the 1980’s and mixed in with their base sets was a few hobby-changing elements: Rated Rookies, vintage-style graphics, etc.

Enough said.

And now, When You Hear The Name “DONRUSS”, You Think Of…

Attn Card Collectors: Donruss Is Coming Back!!!

Attn Card Collectors: Donruss Is Coming Back!!!

**Hat-tip to reader Matt for sharing this story with me.  Thanks, Bud!!

For the story about Donruss’ re-emergence into the hobby of baseball card production, you’ve got to read this story from Cardboard Connection –

2014 Donruss Baseball Cards

Personally, I think that Donruss issued the best looking cards of the mid-2000’s and I am very eager to see how they are received in 2014 with this release.

I cannot wait!!!

Bryce Harper 2014 Diamond King