I intended to post these cards last week. They have been in my possession for ten days, thanks to Twitter trader and Yankee fan @Molorange . But last week the flu hit me, and it hit me hard. I didn’t want to look at a baseball card or do much on the computer. I have finally turned the corner, and I’m ready to show off a few highlights.
Nor do I get the love for Leaf cards. These cards are just awful. Don’t believe me? Just ask Pete Schourek.
Well, not all Leaf cards are awful. Leaf Preferred cards look pretty cool. Reggie Sanders always looks cool.
Thankfully, we left much of the hideousness of the 1990s behind when we entered the 21st century. Check out these sweet cards of Hall of Famer Tony Perez.
I miss Johnny Cueto. Can you imagine how much of a threat the Reds could be if they still had the starting pitchers of a few years ago?
Thank you for the Reds cards, Joe. Sorry it took so long to post them.
May 10, 1969
Five Reds pitchers have finished 2nd in Cy Young voting: Tom Seaver, Mario Soto, Danny Jackson, Johnny Cueto, and Pete Schourek. Schourek was 18-7 with a 3.22 ERA in 1995, but Greg Maddux pitched like Greg Maddux and was the unanimous choice for the award with a 19-2 record and 1.63 ERA.