Cardboard Corner

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

A Brad Brach Card Because If Not Now, When?

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It's purple and shiny. That's, uh, cool?

Sheff Turns 45: Ten Cards of Number Ten

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This is the second time in about three weeks that I've compiled a 10-card post on the birthday of someone who wore number 10 with the Padres. Bip Roberts got the treatment for his fiftieth...

Would You Let This Man Coach Your Kids?

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This started out as a post about Dan Briggs's career since it's his birthday, but it wound up being about him yelling at kids.

Birthday Card: Homer Bush Turns 41

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That guy was with the Padres?

Happy Birthday, Bip! 50 Years, 10 Cards

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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

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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?

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You probably can.

The time Joey Cora caught Mark Grant for 2 innings

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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

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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

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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...

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