Friday 19 February 2021

Football Frankenset - Feb 2021


039 - 1995 Score - Ron Moore
Is it a Jets card or a Cardinals card, either way it is a rare photo of the Cardinals white version of the 1994 throwback unis. I am totally a fan of the small front number in the upper right.

063 - 1995 Upper Deck - Ethan Horton
More 1994 throwbacks, lots of Redskins, lots of 1995 Upper Deck, get used to it.

117 - 2003 Upper Deck - Champ Bailey
Keeping with the throwback Skins theme, this time from 2002, the beloved "spear helmet" throwbacks that I would love to see make a comeback at some point.

126 - 1991 Pro Set - Bill Belichick
I miss coach cards, also a jacket so sweet he couldn't stand to cut the sleeves off.

144 - 1988 Topps - Brian Bosworth
"The Boz", a lot of hype and not a lot of production from the Super Rookie, partly in thanks Bo Jackson knowing a thing or two about running over linebackers.

278 - 1990 Fleer - Lomas Brown
I think the first pack of football cards I ever opened was from 1990 Fleer, so I have a soft spot for it. Also a great O-Lineman card with the tinted visor (zip tie sighting) and the crazy plastic facemask.

311 - 1991 Pacific - Greg McMurtry
I really, really love great special teams photo like this one.

354 - 1989 Pro Set - Rod Woodson
Rookie card of a Hall of Famer, for no reason other than I like Rod Woodson and I like Pro Set. Potential defensive player with the ball card, put he returned a lot of kick in his day, so it's kind of cheating.

374 - 2003 Upper Deck MVP - Taylor Jacobs
A pre-color rush rarity, the Redskins never wore the All-Ketchup getup until 2008, this was just an oddity from a rookie photo-shoot.

486 - 1991 Score - Dean Biasucci
1991 Score is another low-key great set from the junkiest of junk wax era. Triple exposure shot of a kicker, sign me up.

Tuesday 9 February 2021

RLC Custom Card Project: Harvey Pulliam

 The Player: Harvey Pulliam signed with the Rockies as a free agent in from the Padres, and having previously playing in the majors for the Royals in parts of the 1991-1993 seasons. He would debut with the Rockies in September of 1995, reach the majors again in 1996 and set a career high with 59 MLB games in 1997. Probably best remembered by Rockies fans for leading the PCL (AAA) in home runs with 25 and RBI with 91 helping the team win the league Championship. After the 1997 season he was traded to Arizona, but ending playing out his career with stops in the Japan, Korea and Mexico.

The Card: 1990 Upper Deck Hockey, what do you really need to say about Upper Deck from this era, you can pretty much start the "modern" era with when Upper Deck started making cards. A beauty of a design that still stands up 30 years later.

The Project: The Project: Rockies Legacy Collection custom project to make digital cards of Rockies players who never had one issued.