Tuesday, December 31, 2019

1992-1993 Cartwrights Aces

Uh. Normally Aces are pitchers. But Cartwrights 1992-1993 Aces card didn't seem to take that into consideration.

The set features just twelve cards. And they got it right by having Darryl Strawberry be Card No 1. He's clearly the best of the lot: Nolan Ryan, Frank Thomas, Ken Griffey, Jr., Tom Glavine, Cal Ripken, Jr., Roger Clemens, Ryan Sandberg, Tony Gwynn, Kirby Puckett, Mark McGwire, and Deion Sanders.

Er. Actually, looking at all those Hall of Famers he's probably only better than Sanders and McGwire. Clemens should be in.

I'm not entirely sure what Cartwrights was. I'm not entirely sure I even care. This is a wonderful card. Google seems to insist it's a department store in a Hallmark movie.

Thanks all for stopping by! Happy New Year.


  1. It's like he's swinging a light saber! I have the Sandberg card. If I recall correctly, I believe Cartwrights was a high-end card magazine? I'm sure somebody will correct me otherwise.

    1. It's definitely a nice card, so that seems like it could be right. Happy New Year to you and yours.

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    1. The early 90's seemed to be the era of various sports card magazines with cards included. I don't think I own any Cartwrights issues. But if I ever see a copy with the Gwynn card, I might need to grab it.

  3. This is a cool card! I have a different set of Cartwrights and they sure are ugly!