Fun Cards Submissions: 1975 Topps Aquino, VanMeter, Castillo, and Garrett
I received an email earlier today from a blog reader. Jere Chandler wrote, “I recently stumbled across your custom Reds cards and really enjoyed looking through them. I’m a huge Reds fan. I saw my first game at Riverfront back in ’75, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Your ‘fun cards’ even inspired me to make a few of my own.”
I asked if I could share his creations here, and he consented. I will break it into three posts over the next few days, starting with some 1975 Topps customs of a couple of rookies (Aristides Aquino and Josh VanMeter) and a couple of pitchers (Luis Castillo and Amir Garrett) today.
I love the look that Jere used here with the red and gray border. Of course, that’s not faithful to the original set, and Night Owl would probably have a conniption fit if Topps released anything like this. But I think they look nice and clean and I would happily slide these into nine-pocket pages if they were real. Thanks for sharing Jere!
Posted on August 20, 2019, in baseball, baseball cards and tagged 1975 Topps, Amir Garrett, Aristides Aquino, Cincinnati Reds, fun cards, Jere Chandler, Josh VanMeter, Luis Castillo. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.