Cardboard Corner

Anything about Padres baseball cards, baseball cards and various paper products can be found here.

Random Cool Card: Jason Thompson and His Surfboard

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Upper Deck had such great and offbeat photography back in the 1990s; this Jason Thompson card is a prime example. In a shot reminiscent of Tim Flannery's 1988 Fleer and Ryan Klesko's 1996 Pinnacle,...

Jedd Gyorko: Error Magnet

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No, not that kind of errors; the kind on baseball cards. For some reason Topps tends toward typos on our Mountaineer's cards.

Birthday Card: 10 Facts About Dave Edwards

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It's great to learn 'cause knowledge is power!

Cora Card Chronicles: 1987 Donruss Opening Day

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This is the first major league card of Joey Cora, and the only one of him issued by a major manufacturer in 1987. Joey showed up on some oddball cards that year, such as his Bohemian Hearth Bread...

Birthday Card: The Trade Heard 'Round The World

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One of the players involved in the famed 12-player trade turns 45 today.

Birthday Card: Eric Cyr Turns 35

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He pitched poorly in five games, but that isn't the worst part.

Cards That Don't Exist: Alex Torres on 1993 Topps

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As the newest member of the Padres, Alex Torres will have to wait a while before a card is issued featuring him with the team. So, to tide us over until this fall when Topps Update comes out, I've...

Former Friar Freddy Guzman Turns 33

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Former Padres outfielder Freddy Guzman turns 33 today, a distinction he shares with recent backstop John Baker. Guzman signed with the Padres as a 19-year-old amateur free agent in 2000, and made...

John Baker Turns 33 Today

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Recent Padres backup catcher John Baker is one of four former Friars born on this date, and one out of two of those four who is turning 33 today. This is normally when I would post a card of him...

An Envelope Full of Haikus

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All 5/7/5, all the time.

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