Sunday, 19 February 2017
Topps 2016 - cards I like because yes - part I
I started using glasses around my twenties and since then I started paying attention to people using them. Because it is still a thing that is viewed (nice pun!) as not making a person pretty. Using glasses is quite normal and almost everyone do need them but if you go take a photo you usually take them off.
In sports it's even less common to see a player using glasses. In football the most famous was Dutch Edgar Davids. He had to ask FIFA to be able to use them during the matches. That's a bit sad, to have to ask the organisation that controls the sports if you can use something so vital for you.
Well...in baseball it is more common than in football but it's always a rare pull when you get a card with a player wearing glasses.
That's why I liked this Marksberry RC so much. And why I might have written my longest paragraphs in a post LOL
You know how much I love dust in the air. Sadly it's more dirt in the air nowadays. The good old dust cloud is something from the past. But ohhhh well...this will do.
Ortiz is one of those few players, that even playing for rival teams you respect them a lot.
Ichiro here is a plus, because he actually played for my team.
Both Ortiz and Ichiro got pretty good cards this past year.
Pitchers thanking the baseball gods are always something cool. I can only picture the little baseball devils trying to interfere with ball when it's on its way to make it a ball instead of a strike.
The Devil's Whisper.
I admire a lot all the Catchers. They have to be in that awful painful position for so long, and then have to kick off it and run like Chirinos is doing here in the card, to get the ball or help the field players get the out. They sure are complete players.