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Monday, July 07, 2014

Daniel Nava’s playoff beard… on a baseball card!

One person recently opened a pack of 2014 Allen & Ginter from Topps baseball and pulled a card of Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava that includes real strands of hair from the playoff beard he grew during Boston’s 2013 World Series championship run.

The card pulled is serial numbered 8/25, which means 25 of these Nava beard cards can be found in this year’s Allen & Ginter set.

Dear Topps,

Just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should.

Sincerely,

Sports Card Collectors

Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: July 07, 2014 at 09:28 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: daniel nava, gross, memorabilia, red sox, topps, what are they thinking, world champions

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   1. Howie Menckel Posted: July 07, 2014 at 09:51 PM (#4745708)

wait just one minute..... THAT'S NOT FACIAL HAIR!

   2. The District Attorney Posted: July 07, 2014 at 10:05 PM (#4745717)
Not the first player I'd clone, but it'd still improve the Mets' outfield, so I'm up for it.
   3. Batman Posted: July 08, 2014 at 09:48 AM (#4745942)
My mom threw away my 1981 Topps George Brett hemorrhoid strand.
   4. Lassus Posted: July 08, 2014 at 10:33 AM (#4745972)
Option J in post #1, well done.
   5. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: July 08, 2014 at 02:20 PM (#4746211)
They had planned 25 cards with ARod's mane, but nixed it for obvious reasons.

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