2013 TOPPS SET
Bought a box of the new 2013 Topps baseball cards, and I thought I’d share some of the highlights. Forgive me in advance if this week’s entry is less Mets-centric than the average post. (I fear that this happy recap might even take a brief detour or two into the Bronx.)
I received 90% of the total set in my box, with not a double in sight. Such ruthlessly efficient collation is to be commended, but at the same time, it can’t help but feel a little mechanical and soulless.
A few weeks ago, I opened a pack of 1981 Donruss, and each of the 18 cards was either a Yankee or a Royal. Of course, this was maddening, frustrating… and a total laugh riot. I won’t soon forget that vintage Donruss pack– for better or for worse, I can’t remember the specific experience of opening a single pack of 2013 Topps.
FUN WITH BASE CARDS
Topps included a card of feel-good story Adam Greenberg, which is nothing but awesome. (For what it’s worth, this is not Greenberg’s first appear...