Friday, August 14, 2015

Page One - At The Bat Rack Frankenset

Just trying out something a little different... Might not see another page of this one for a long, long time...

Here's a Frankenset using a mini-collection of mine, players at the bat rack.

Rules -
9 different players
9 different card sets
9 different teams
player is at the bat rack (or bat pile) in or near the dugout
Have fun (most important)

Page One:






The backs:

1 - Babe Ruth 1980 TCMA SuperStars
2 - Al Bumbry 1984 Fleer
3 - Chili Davis 1987 Mother's Cookies
4 - Duke Snider 1997 Starting Lineup Cooperstown Collection
5 - Lou Brock 2003 Fleer Fall Classic
6 - Derrick May 1994 Topps
7 - Ryan Klesko 1997 Score Artist's Proof
8 - Annabel Lee 1994 Upper Deck "Baseball: The American Epic" Set
9 - Gary Gaetti 1987 Fleer Record Setters

Fun Facts about Annabel Lee: 
Named after a poem by Edgar Allen Poe
A Pitcher (hey, the card is a pitcher at the plate, sort of) with the Minneapolis Millerettes
Aunt of Bill "Spaceman" Lee

Awesome.

Chili Davis just carries the bat rack with him.. that card was a bit of a stretch, but hey, I make the rules!

7 comments:

  1. This is crazy...I saw a 1970 Killebrew card on Joe Shlabotnik's blog yesterday and thought "I ought to put my bat rack cards together".

    This '61 Wes Covington card is my favorite

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    1. Yes! that is a great one. The '61 Covington and Elmer Valo's 1957 Topps Card were the inspiration to start a bat rack collection.

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  2. Great idea. Looking foward to the continuation of this frankenset.

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  3. Love it! That Ruth is especially fantastic.

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  4. Super awesome! Love the bat overload.

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  5. I can't believe the women slid into bases with "uniforms" like that. Crazy.

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    1. Those women were total badasses! I met one of them at the national - she had a booth of her own towards the back of the room. Great lady!

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