Monday, May 25, 2020

Darryl Strawberry: 1994 Fleer

1994 Fleer is attractive. Nice white border, wonderful, big photograph. Stats are readable on the back. 1996 is a great card too. Let's not talk about what came in-between, k?

In this image on the back Strawberry has a patch on his left shoulder for 52, which was the number for Tim Crews, who died on March 28, 1993 in the famous boating accident that also saw Steve Olin died. Bobby Ojeda survived. At the time, they were in the Indians organization, but Crews had been a member of the Dodgers from 1987 when he broke into the MLB until the end of 1992. 

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2 comments:

  1. 1994 Fleer was the last set I collected and tried to build before I left the hobby. I really enjoyed the simplistic design and the photography, like the Strawberry, can be quite excellent.
    I finished the set 20+ years later, but lost many cards because they were stuck together as a brick and separating them was a pain.

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  2. A set from my youth. I agree it is definitely a nice design. I always liked it.

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