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Airbrushed Fridays: 2012 Topps Opening Day #43

The only thing missing from the Wild Card Game is a devilish game show host. Anyway, playoffs -- go! Who is he? Angel Pagan is an outfielder with a strangely self-contradictory name. After finally breaking in with the Cubs as a part timer, he became a fixture for the Mets (who originally drafted him) who relied on his speed. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2014 Topps Opening Day #7

Something something evil empire something. Who is he? Jacoby Ellsbury stole a base once. America stole tacos. Thanks to this amazing fast food promotion during the 2007 World Series, the speedy former Oregon State outfielder Ellsbury made himself a household name. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2014 Topps Opening Day #132

What a pain in the neck. Literally. Who is he? Prince Fielder is the son of former All-Star and prolific home run hitting first baseman Cecil Fielder. Like his father, Prince is also an All-Star first baseman and prolific home run hitter. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #115

One of the worst performing players in professional sports will be making around 15 million dollars a year through 2017. Who is he? "Bossman Junior" Upton is the oldest of the Upton brothers, gaining notoriety as a key member of the Tampa Bay Rays during a couple of playoff runs. Show More Summary

Analog Pack Break

Tearing open wrappers is indeed satisfying. Topps Bunt may be all the rage these days (is it, though?), but there's nothing like trading cards that you can touch and feel. I'm not the biggest Gypsy Queen fan as it's something that usually comes and goes during a time that I am focused on other things. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2014 Topps Opening Day #120

We meet again, old friend. Who is he? Shin-Soo Choo is an offensively talented outfielder than the Reds tried to stick in center field last season after acquiring him from Cleveland. He responded with his best year at the plate since 2010, but was immediately exposed as a horrible choice for his defensive position. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2014 Topps Opening Day #212

Opening Day has come and gone, and all we're left with is the cards. Who is he? Mark Trumbo has quietly become one of the game's premiere sluggers. He hit his 100th career HR this past Sunday. How did he get here? After signing JoshShow More Summary

2014 Topps Opening Day pack recaps

Pack one#1 Mike Trout#61 Yonder Alonso#BO-9 Joe Mauer - Breaking Out insert #25 Torii Hunter - Opening Day Edition parallel serial #'d 0781/2014#28 Kyle Seager#57 Andrelton Simmons#201 Tony CingraniPack two#63 Starling Marte#98 JoseShow More Summary

2014 Topps Series I blaster recap

I was going to pick up a 2014 Topps Opening Day blaster since I've seen a few random breaks and it looks like cheap fun with assorted inserts to be pulled - along with possible autographs and even image variations. However, the guaranteed...Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2012 Topps Opening Day #135

We are getting so close to baseball season again. So close! Who is he? Josh Reddick is an outfielder who has become more known for his beard than his actual play on field. This isn't usually a good sign for a player's usefulness. Reddick...Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 1974 Topps Traded #330T

Daylight Savings is approaching! So is Opening Day! Who is he? This man hardly needs an introduction. This Hall of Fame hurler was a 10-time All-Star and threw a no-hitter at the height of his powers. He spent most of his career with the Giants, which makes this card a strange little anomaly. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2012 Topps Opening Day #49

What will 2014 be like for the outed PED users? Who is he? Melky Cabrera is a Dominican born outfielder who toiled in mediocrity for much of his career as an outfielder until he randomly became an All-Star in 2012, playing for his 4th team in as many seasons. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #90

Airbrushed Fridays: The Evening Edition Who is he? Son of former major leaguer (and Cardinal) Steve Swisher, Nick is a free swinging and free spirited outfielder. After coming up with Oakland, he saw a resurgence in his career when he joined the Yankees, making his first All-Star team in 2010 and winning a World Series ring. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #213

Should we just call it Doctored Fridays? Who is this week's victim, and why do we care? R.A. Dickey's story is well known, but he certainly wasn't until he hit his mid-30s. Dickey was last year's runaway Cy Young Award winner, capping off an amazing three-year run with the Mets for the 38 year old. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #184

Another season has come to an end. Another batch of cars has been flipped in Boston in celebration. Who is this week's victim, and why do we care? Denard Span is a human highlight reel, a stellar defensive center fielder who hits well enough to stay in the lineup. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #4

Will the Astros experiment with extreme rebuilding work? Who is this week's victim, and why do we care? Matt Dominguez was drafted high by the Florida Marlins, a third baseman with a lot of potential that the Marlins finally cast aside when they spent all their Monopoly money to coincide with the opening of their new abomination of a ballpark. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #174

In honor of Julio Franco's birthday, here's today's airbrushed atrocity. Who is this week's victim, and why do we care? Kendrys Morales is a slugging first baseman/DH type that spent the first 7 years of his professional baseball career having his name misspelled and mispronunced. Show More Summary

USA vs. Belize: What's Next on Path to World Cup for United States

The goal-pinching days of United States soccer have quickly become a thing of the past. With a 6-1 win over Belize in their Gold Cup opener, the American men now have 12 goals in their last two matches. On July 5, the Americans topped Guatemala 6-0. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: 2013 Topps Opening Day #66

I have no words. I'll let the internet speak for me... That about sums it up.Who is this week's victim, and why do we care? Shin-Soo Choo was a Seattle Mariners prospect who, in the Bill Bavasi era of brilliance, was dealt away before getting much of a chance at the major league level for Ben Broussard. Show More Summary

2013 Topps Opening Day

Opening this pack, I realized that you can give any player a nickname with little to no thought. Just take the start of their first name, add the beginning of their last name, throw a hyphen in there, and PRESTO! Instant nickname! Let's see how this works.Let's tear in.Top to Bottom:198 Ryan Howard (Ry-Ho. Show More Summary

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