There aren’t a lot of early photos of the Doobies out there. These pictures are actually from 1973, and I’m not even positive the top image is Tom Johnston.
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What I’m Reading Right Now: Injustice vs. Masters of the Universe written by Tim Seeley and illustrated by Freddie Williams III.
Utah-born John Noriega had a less-than-stellar career for the Cincinnati Reds. Noriega played two seasons, 1969 and 1970, appearing in a total of 13 games with a 7.36 ERA. He failed to make the post-season roster in 1970 and went on to play with Phillies and Twins minor-league affiliates in 1971.
Noriega passed away in 2001.
Here’s a few more first pitch “fun cards” from TWJ contributor Patrick…
I love how he decided to use an O-Pee-Chee card for Canadian rock legend Geddy Lee.
There are a couple more after the jump…
No one with any intelligence can deny that Thurman Munson had one of the coolest cards in the 1971 Topps set. TWJ contributor agrees, but also thought Johnny Bench deserved an awesome action shot as well. He sent over a couple of alternatives and told me to post the one I liked best, but I like them both! So…
The more traditional vertical…