Cardboard Corner

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

Birthday Card: Homer Bush Turns 41


That guy was with the Padres?

Happy Birthday, Bip! 50 Years, 10 Cards


Today is Bip Roberts's fiftieth birthday. I originally planned to showcase 50 of his baseball cards but dismissed that idea after sleeping most of the day and being generally lazy otherwise. I...

Birthday Card: Rich Folkers, Vomit & Mortality


As soon as you saw the name Rich Folkers you thought one of two things. Either "Aw, jeez, did Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro seriously make another one of those crappy movies?" or "Oh, hey, that one...

Can You Spot The Error?


You probably can.

The time Joey Cora caught Mark Grant for 2 innings


After Benito Santiago's arm was broken with a pitch, manager Jack McKeon had no one with catching experience available. Our little hero stepped in to save the day.

Cora Card Chronicles: 1991 Fleer


As some of you know, it's my goal to collect as many Joey Cora cards as possible. Not just one of each that was issued, but as many copies of each that I can. I know it's not feasible to own them a...

Birthday Card: Jedd Gyorko Turns 25


Happy birthday to Jedd Gyorko, who turns 25 today. I hope the Padres do nearly as well on his twenty-fifth birthday as they did on mine. Today's birthday card is actually two different cards, but...

Josh Geer Leads Missions to Texas League Title


It's a baseball card post, so don't say I didn't warn you.

Birthday Cards: Joey Hamilton & Dan Miceli Turn 43


I have a couple of Dan Miceli cards and several Joey Hamilton cards but I chose these two because they go together so well. Just look at 'em, wouldja? Twinsies! Hamilton and Miceli were teammates...

Birthday Card: Hundley's Heroic Hitting


I picked this card out as Nick Hundley's "birthday card" before the game, and it seems even more appropriate afterward. He's shown celebrating, much as he had cause to today -- not only because he...

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