Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/14/13
1995 SCORE SELECT BRETT BUTLER It’s easy to forget that Brett Butler played for the Mets. As far as life mysteries goes, it ranks right up there with what I’m doing with a complete set of 1995 Score Select cards. Perhaps it was won as a door prize at an auction I went to or maybe someone sent them to me by mistake and didn’t want to pay for the return postage. My strong preference is for cards to be in the portrait, rather than the landscape orientation that every single card is in this set. It’s not too dissimilar to my preference that hitters swing the bat rather than bunt the ball, like Butler is doing in this BP action photo. Yet if you had to point out to one of the strengths of Butler as a player – one of the first things you would mention would be his skill as a bunter. He had virtually no power, so the outfielders didn’t play very deep when he came to the plate. Still, there was room between the outfield and infield because the corners were playing in, too, to guard ag...
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