When I was a kid, there was nothing like the feeling I got when the local candy store busted out the new edition of Topps Baseball Cards. I couldn’t wait to start tearing open those waxpacks, tossing out the gum and desperately start thumbing through them all hoping to find a Met. Five bucks and ten waxpacks later, I’d be lucky if had 5-6 Mets baseball cards – and that included doubles – I hated doubles! Know the feeling?
I was a team collector and the fun of it for me was hand collating my own Mets team sets. What’s that you ask? Oh, yes, I still have them.
Topps has already released their 2013 Series 1 baseball cards for the year, and my first reaction to seeing them was… Total bummer!
When the Mets tweeted the Ike Davis card this week, I decided to do some exploring to find out which Mets made the cut.
What a shock… No Josh Edgin, no Matt Harvey, and no David Wright… And as for their rookie card, no Zack Wheeler! Really?
Read ‘em and weep…
Here they are and right off the bat, I ...