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Cardboard Corner: Jack Of All Trades


Today's baseball card is not an actual baseball card. After crusting about a dozen pairs of boxers watching sexy 'lexi prance and pirouette around the diamond, I decided I couldn't wait any longer to have a card of him in a (tight-fitting) Padres uniform. I based the design on the classic 1962 Topps set. I generally don't collect cards of non-Padres but I have a soft spot for vintage so I have a couple original '62 Topps which you will see if you

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The title of this post is an allusion to both Alexi's prowess at many positions (on and off the field) and to a song on the Boss's latest record. Just as a warning, get used to hearing a bunch of Springsteen when you click on my nerdy card posts because I will use any excuse or just make one up to talk about him.

It doesn't seem like it would at the beginning but this song features some wailing 'Evil Empire'-era wailing on the guitar by Tom Morello.