Monday, August 26, 2019
Yep, Sandy Alomar Jr., a coach, has appeared on a Topps Now card. The card celebrates the All Star Game tribute in which retiring former Indians star pitcher C.C. Sabathia threw out the first pitch to Alomar. This is pretty damn cool. I never thought I would see Alomar on a Topps Now card. There were autographed versions too, but they were ridiculously expensive.
By the way, Sabathia never pitched to Alomar in a Major League game. Alomar left the Indians to join the White Sox after the 2000 season. Sabathia debuted in 2001.
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Recently I have been picking up a few more Alomar cards. Some have been rare cards that have popped up. Others have been new cards released (we will get to those), and others have been some of the Archives autos. This one falls into the first category. Cards from the 1990's numbered to 100 or less are very hard to find these days. It is almost an event when one pops up. And so it was with this parallel, numbered to 100. I'm just damn happy to add an older card to my collection again.