Posts by John Dreker

Card of the Day: 1988 Fleer Barry Bonds

Card of the Day
It always surprises me when I find a major set from the modern era that I haven’t covered yet, but here we are, using the 1988 Fleer set for the first time in the 17-month run of this series. I noticed a few days ago when I posted the 1988…

Card of the Day: 1986 Donruss Denny Gonzalez

Card of the Day
Today’s Card of the Day is our first from the 1986 Donruss set, though we have featured a 1986 Donruss card here before. That first one was from the Donruss Highlights set, which was a separate small set produced by Donruss during the year and it had a similar look…

Card of the Day: 2001 Fleer Tradition Mike Williams

Card of the Day
Today’s Card of the Day features Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Mike Williams, sort of. This card is a 2001 Fleer Tradition card. It had a throwback design, though not to a Fleer set from the past. In their haste to steal another company’s design idea from one of their best sets…

Card of the Day: 1940 Play Ball Heinie Manush

Card of the Day
Today’s Card of the Day comes from a great set from pre-WWII era. The 1940 set featured current and former players, and this one was a little bit of both. Hall of Famer Heinie Manush played for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 1938-39 seasons. His departure from the Pirates is…