Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Players being interviewed on cards

Pretty much every baseball game I've every watched on TV features either pre-game interviews or post-game interviews with players. Sometimes, both. There should be more baseball cards featuring interviews. I have 20 cards featuring players being interviewed. I showed about half them in an earlier post. Here are the rest, in chronological order.

1984 Fleer #28

Dernier had two stints with the Phillies, 1980-1983 and 1988-1989. In 1984 he actually played for the Cubs and he won a Gold Glove.

1987 Fleer Limited Edition #3
Bedrosian led the league with 40 saves in 1987 but he doesn't look too happy here.

1989 Upper Deck #406

I've shown this card before but it's my favorite card from this genre of cards. It's 1989 Upper Deck, it's Mike Schmidt and the guy with the microphone is Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas who passed away 8 years ago.

1991 Upper Deck #728
 In a not very remarkable career, Perez had his best season in 1991, going 9-3 for the Cardinals. And this may not be in interview card but that black thing looks like a camera to me.

1991 Upper Deck Final Edition #92

Clark probably got interviewed a lot in 1991. He was an All-Star, hit .301 for the season with a lead leading .536 slugging percentage.

1996 Collector's Choice #220
I have two cards featuring Franco giving an interview. He looks like he'd be a fun interview.

1998 Collector's Choice #60

I image "The Big Hurt" gave a lot of interviews too.

1998 Pinnacle Inside #86

The Rocket won one of his 7 Cy Young Awards in 1998.

2005 Upper Deck ESPN #2
I'm guessing pre-game interview. 

2010 Upper Deck Season Biography
If the caption on the card is to be believed, Rivera is being interviewed after his 524th save. You never know with Upper Deck.

2014 Topps Update #234
Hernandez earned his 2014 All-Star slot with a lead leading 34 saves and an ERA of 2.14.

1 comment:

Hackenbush said...

The Schmidt would be may favorite as well but I do like the White Sox throwback uni.