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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The biggest baseball card you’ve ever seen

Now…about that Stretch McCovey card.

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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 Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine 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)
Why?
   5. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: February 12, 2013 at 05:02 PM (#4368276)
Why?

(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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