Baseball card blog focusing on 1971 Topps, cards of catchers and the Colorado Rockies, sometimes drifting of into other areas or sports.
Friday, 30 December 2011
1986 Topps #530 Goose Gossage
I brought my old baseball collection back from the closet in my parents house to my house over the holidays and have been busy revisiting my youth through cardboard. This card jumped out at me as one of my favorite cards of all time that I had completely forgot even existed. Gossage was at the end of his career when I started collecting, but his awesomeness was easy to recognize. The aviator shades with the handlebar make this one of the most bad ass cards of all time. The only improvement would be if he was credited as Goose instead of Rich. A 9 nine time All-Star who saved over 300 games when that was still an impressive milestone and a 2008 Hall of Fame inductee