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Mets Card of the Week: 2014 Ike Davis

April 23, 2014
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Mets Card of the Week: 2014 Ike Davis

Rip it up and start again.

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Mets Card of the Week: 2014 Matt Harvey

April 16, 2014
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2014 Harvey

2014 TOPPS MINI DIE-CUT MATT HARVEY Episode 7F16 of The Simpsons is a classic entry from 1991 named “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?”– a title cribbed from Preston Sturges’ 1941 comedy Sullivan’s Travels, and later appropriated by the Coen brothers for their Depression-era riff on Homer’s “Odyssey.” In the episode, Homer (the Springfieldian one, not the ancient Greek) discovers through a cascading series of events that he has a long-lost half-brother. Herb Powell (voiced by…

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Mets Card of the Week: 2014 Topps Museum Collection Box Break

April 9, 2014
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These are the breaks...

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Mets Card of the Week: 1970 Donn Clendenon

April 2, 2014
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1970 Clendenon

Not sucking in the seventies.

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Mets Card of the Week: Mystery Met Episode 6

March 26, 2014
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Mystery Met 6

Card of the Week’s Mystery Met maven has been recovering from trivia Tommy John, and after a winter of long tossing on the back fields, he’s ready to take the mound again. So here’s the pitch: identify this Met with the sad and soulful spring-training eyes, and you’ll win a 2014 Topps Matt Harvey yellow variation. The contest ends on April 1 (no fooling)– good luck!

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Mets Card of the Week: 1991 Mac Scarce

March 19, 2014
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1991 The Wiz Scarce

In these days to be an oddity, be hunted down like a scarcity...

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Mets Card of the Week: 2004 Nolan Ryan

March 12, 2014
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2004 Ryan

Nolan Ryan of the Mets was never called an Astro...

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Mets Card of the Week: 1972 Chuck Taylor

March 5, 2014
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1972 Chuck Taylor

Inverse, converse, diverse, perverse, and reverse.

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Mets Card of the Week: 2014 Daniel Murphy

February 26, 2014
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2014 Topps Murphy

Daniel Murphy comes in colors everywhere...

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Mets Card of the Week: 2007 Tom Glavine

October 30, 2013
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Mets Card of the Week: 2007 Tom Glavine

Tom Glavine's got wood.

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Mets Card of the Week: 1986 Jesse Orosco

October 23, 2013
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Jesse Orosco

1986 TOPPS TATTOOS JESSE OROSCO Topps first introduced wet-application tattoos in 1960 with their Baseball Tattoo Bubble Gum, using crude ink renderings of the stars of the day to wrap a single piece of gum. Given the method of packaging and the ephemeral nature of the product, these can be hard to find today– a near-mint Mickey Mantle would run you about $300. Topps returned to the medium in 1964, with roughly the same packaging…

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Mets Card of the Week: 1977 Jerry Grote

October 16, 2013
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1977 grote

Grote to the max.

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