Cardboard Corner

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

Cashner on cardboard: The new stuff

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I finally got around to getting some 2014 baseball cards yesterday, albeit due to no effort on my part. A few showed up in my mailbox yesterday thanks to my pal Marcus. Along with four Joey Cora...

Birthday Cards: "Alexia" Amarista

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Don't worry, Topps finally figured out how to spell his name.

Padres Release '09 Second-Rounder Everett Williams

After parts of five seasons in the low minors, 2009 second-round pick Everett Williams has been cut loose by the Padres organization.

Petco Park History: The First Hit

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The first game at Petco Park was played nearly a month before the Padres' 2004 home opener.

Birthday Cards: Josh Bard

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It does not feel like Josh Bard should be 36 years old already, and it definitely doesn't feel like these cards have been around for five years. Life goes by so fast. One day you're pulling...

Blast From The Past: Fall 1992 Topps Magazine

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Gary Sheffield, John Kruk, and bad jokes dominate this two-decade-old Topps Magazine.

Birthday Card: Scott Sanders

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Scott Sanders is best remembered by some (myself included) as the guy whose jersey Tony Gwynn once wore in a spring training game, but since today is his forty-fifth birthday he deserves to have...

Birthday Cards: Tim Lollar, Professional Hitter

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Never mind all of Tim Lollar's work on the mound for a second; the man could swing a mean shillelagh. Lollar spent four years in San Diego, and went deep in each of them. In fact, Lollar had at...

12 Cards of #12 - Steve Finley Turns 49

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Today is Steve Finley's forty-ninth birthday, and you know how I observe birthdays: with baseball cards. I'm not much of a Steve Finley collector, so I only have 12 Padres cards of him. Lucky for...

Birthday Card: Ed Acosta turns 69 or 70

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Former Padres pitcher Ed Acosta was born on this day in 1944... or was it 1945?

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