Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Bob's Throwback Strawberry

Hi. This is a card that came as a surprise to me from Matt, formerly--but also sporadically--of the blog  Bob Walk the Plank.

It's of the 2005 Donruss Throwback Threads - Throwback Collection Material Prime card for Darryl Strawberry. He's depicted as a Dodger in this photo which is maybe how some people choose to remember him.


They are wrong to do that.

I, of course, think of Strawberry as first and foremost a Mets player. Last weekend Strawberry's 36 year record as the Mets Rookie HR king was broken* by something called Pete Alonso. The * denotes that I will forever contest Alonso's clout because there is something amiss with the baseballs as many players and reporters have contended.

This card is serial numbered 5/25. I feel lucky to have have it. I have to try to figure out which part of the jersey is comes from. A letter? A number? Maybe part of the "r" or "s" at the end of the team name?

Thank you Matt! This is outstandingly generous of you!

Thanks for stopping by!

4 comments:

  1. Could it be the top-right portion of the letter "A" in Strawberry?

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  2. Sweet card! Good to see Matt's name is still popping up on blogs from time to time.

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    1. Thanks! Matt's just haunting us all now. I don't mind it at all.

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