Mets Card of the Week: 1970 Duffy Dyer

1970 TOPPS DUFFY DYER This Duffy Dyer card is from the last series in what at the time was the largest set Topps had ever produced. As one who has had the privilege/misfortune to chase high-series cards in a bunch of different sets over the years, it has always seemed to me that these cards [...]

Mets Card of the Week: 1984 Dwight Gooden

1984 FLEER UPDATE DWIGHT GOODEN In 1990 I started a Dwight Gooden collection. Previously, my interest was all about collecting complete sets and that’s still very much my priority. But, given all of the various card manufacturers that were around then, it seemed reasonable to have a single-player corner in my collection. Gooden had already [...]

Mets Card of the Week: 1982 Future Stars

1982 TOPPS METS FUTURE STARS Perhaps the greatest rookie card in Topps’ history is the 1968 Jerry Koosman/Nolan Ryan card. And in Mets’ rookie card history there were plenty of examples of the card containing a player that went on to achieve great success. But to me, this rookie card is just bursting with potential. [...]