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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Why is Bucky Dent in my Mailbox?

So I opened my mail last night … and there he was.

Bucky Dent. 

Well, at least a three and a half inch cardboard facsimile of him in near-Mint condition.

Someone is anonymously sending baseball cards to baseball bloggers and writers ... including David Pinto, Will Carroll and Craig Calcaterra

Bret the Jet Posted: June 30, 2009 at 04:29 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: baseball geeks, books, history, online, red sox, rumors, yankees

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   1. Craig Calcaterra Posted: June 30, 2009 at 05:35 PM (#3237858)
Mystery was solved yesterday: It's the publisher of Josh Wilker's upcoming Cardboard Gods book, doing a little early viral marketing.
   2. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:13 PM (#3237920)
GGC sent me a Lou Piniella card when my apartment burned down. Still have it, too.
   3. Roy Hobbs of WIFFLE Ball Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:32 PM (#3237951)
Wilker is a good writer, but I always feel a little depressed after visiting Cardboard Gods.
   4. Repoz Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:37 PM (#3237960)
Lederer once sent me a card of myself.
   5. RJ in TO Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:39 PM (#3237964)
Lederer once sent me a card of myself.


Seems like a nice move, and probably much wiser than sending you a Bobby Richardson card.
   6. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: June 30, 2009 at 06:41 PM (#3237969)
Wilker is a good writer, but I always feel a little depressed after visiting Cardboard Gods.

The series with Richie Hebner as tour guide to the dead was masterful.
   7. Repoz Posted: June 30, 2009 at 07:09 PM (#3238023)
Seems like a nice move, and probably much wiser than sending you a Bobby Richardson card.

Most Richardson cards never had a first run.
   8. Drew (Primakov, Gungho Iguanas) Posted: June 30, 2009 at 08:27 PM (#3238137)
A disgruntled Sox fan still smarting over 1978?

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