In a blog post a few days ago Night Owl said that seeing Wade Boggs as a Yankee was just wrong, and the only accomplishment he thought of for him as a Yankee was riding that horse. Actually Boggs did a lot more than that as a Yankee, driving in the game winning run in Game 4 of the World Series (the Jim Leyritz game), winning his only two Gold Gloves, and was named an All-Star and hit over .300 in four of his five seasons in the Bronx. And he was popular enough that Al the street vendor wanted some Boggs cards as a Yankee a while back, and quickly he sold them all and wanted some more. In exchange for five Wade Boggs cards (two Topps, two Upper Deck and a Collectors Choice) I got these:
I'm pretty sure I passed this one in his box a couple of other times. This time I noticed that it was actually a game-worn jersey card - the color of the jersey blends in perfectly with the photo. It would be really cool if the jersey in the photo is the one the swatch came from.
Keith Schmidt, First-Ever - 27
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