Posts by John Dreker

Card of the Day: 1962 Post Hal Smith

Card of the Day
I have developed a habit of posting a card of Hal Smith on Hal Smith’s birthday. This is the third year in a row that I will be doing such a thing. That might not sound odd at all, since I almost always tie the Card of the Day into…

Card of the Day: 1985 Topps Traded Joe Orsulak

Card of the Day
Today’s Card of the Day comes from the 1985 Topps Traded set. Today’s daily history is a slow day, with just two players born on this date, plus no noteworthy transactions. One of those players is Kenny Lofton, who has appeared in our Card of the Day series three times.…

Card of the Day: 1909 T206 Lefty Leifield

Card of the Day
The 1909-11 T206 set is one of my favorite baseball card sets ever. It’s right there with the 1887 Old Judge set for me. The T206 set has numerous all-time greats with multiple cards for many of those players. There are four cards of Ty Cobb, two of Walter Johnson,…

Card of the Day: 2014 Topps Update All-Star Tony Watson

Card of the Day
Today’s Card of the Day matches up to tomorrow’s history article. That’s because I want to cover someone different for tomorrow’s article, but I also noticed that I have never featured Tony Watson in our Card of the Day series yet. He’s a pretty big player to be overlooked for…

Card of the Day: 2002 Fleer Tradition Alex Hernandez

Card of the Day
If you are a regular here in the Card of the Day series, you know I love newer cards that use throwback designs. Many of them are just Topps going back to one of their old designs, but once in a while, those throwbacks go deeper into the past. It…