Found September 01, 2012 on 213 Miles From Shea:
PLAYERS: Nolan Ryan
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
This was one of the stranger Topps cards I have. It’s an older card, 1990, honoring Nolan Ryan’s 5000 K’s, but he’s in a Mets uniform. I haven’t done research on it, I guess it was part of several cards covering his career, as the back is just about his time with the Mets: Want to see your card featured? Click here. Written 7/19 Tweet
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