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Random Awesomeness (part 2019.14)

I’ve been a bit busy lately with some projects that are non-blog related. But I’m still reading and Tweeting and collecting Random Awesomeness to share…

Random Awesomeness


Purchase the classic self-titled debut album from Georgia Satellites!
 

1956 Jay Bruce

In honor of his ninth-inning, walk-off home run to clinch the National League Central Division last night, I present to you a “fun card” of Jay Bruce in the style of 1956 Topps…

Yes, that is a shot of Bruce raising his arms in triumph as he rounded the bases last night. What a way to win the division!

And there was much rejoicing (except in St. Louis).

Fun Cards: 1956 Aroldis Chapman

Dave impressed me and inspired me with his recent 1956 tributes Clayton Kershaw and Brent Lillibridge, but I was stumped on how to create the outline effect. Through e-mail conversations, he helped me out quite a bit, and while I don’t have it quite down yet, I managed to come pretty close on this Aroldis Chapman “fun card”…

Of course, since these are tributes to Topps, and Topps always has some nonsensical chase variations of their cards nowadays, I made a second version…

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