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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The biggest baseball card you’ve ever seen

Now…about that Stretch McCovey card.


Topps, famous purveyors of baseball cards, have unveiled the biggest baseball card in the history of big baseball cards. Somewhat fittingly, the record-smothering card is of Prince Fielder, who is himself large and often in charge. The card’s sprawl, though, is larger than a steering committee of Prince Fielders.

Repoz Posted: February 12, 2013 at 01:55 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: February 12, 2013 at 02:06 PM (#4368042)
Fathead isn't the only company with life-sized athlete collectibles any more.
   2. Shooty Did Not Have Relations With That Pig Posted: February 12, 2013 at 02:09 PM (#4368045)
I only want the refractor version of that.
   3. DL from MN Posted: February 12, 2013 at 02:23 PM (#4368068)
Knowing Topps they'll slice that card up into hundreds of cards and insert them into packs to see if someone will try to collect them all.
   4. jingoist Posted: February 12, 2013 at 04:21 PM (#4368225)
   5. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: February 12, 2013 at 05:02 PM (#4368276)

(channelling my inner John Belushi) "WHY NOT???"
   6. AndrewJ Posted: February 12, 2013 at 06:32 PM (#4368342)
I'd like to see the size of the bicycle spokes.
   7. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: February 12, 2013 at 07:01 PM (#4368360)
Good thing baseball cards no longer come packed with bubble gum.
   8. Everybody Loves Tyrus Raymond Posted: February 12, 2013 at 07:11 PM (#4368367)
There'd better be a giant top loader for this. I'd hate to see a truck run over it and ding a corner.
   9. AndrewJ Posted: February 12, 2013 at 07:49 PM (#4368387)
Too bad Godzilla's mom threw it out.
   10. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: February 12, 2013 at 07:59 PM (#4368393)
The Martians are wondering tonight, "What did we ever do to make them call us "FUCK FACE"?
   11. Alex Vila Posted: February 12, 2013 at 11:52 PM (#4368488)
The postage is gonna be brutal if I get it graded.

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