Found January 11, 2012 on Mets360.com:
2011 TOPPS CHROME IKE DAVIS I took down the holiday decorations this past weekend, along with some signage left over from my son’s birthday celebration. And tonight I stepped out of my car and was pelted by sloppy wet papier-mache snowflakes. I tell you, mid-January was just made for thumbing through boxes of old baseball cards… I’m on the couch now looking through some 2011 cards from various sets, and there’s a general paucity of Mets. A David Wright here, a Pedro Beato there. And this Topps Chrome Ike Davis. It should be noted that these Chrome cards stink. Literally. The shiny gloss smells like a combination of paint thinner and 1978 New Jersey. And the chemical composition of that coating makes the cardboard warp and bow something fierce. When you lay one on a table it looks like a Shrinky Dink halfway done in the oven… But still I sit here and stare at this shot of Ike taking a cautious lead, and I close my eyes and see that loping left-handed swing, like Dave Magadan...
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