Card of the Day: 1961 & 1962 Topps Bobby Shantz

Card of the Day
This is one of my favorite variations for our Card of the Day article. Bobby Shantz played just one season for the Pittsburgh Pirates, coming over in a trade with the Washington Senators on December 16, 1960, then departing on October 10, 1961 as an expansion draft pick of the…

Card of the Day: 2014 Topps Update Vance Worley

Card of the Day
Today is another first-time player for the Card of the Day series. Vance Worley pitched for the 2014-15 Pittsburgh Pirates, helping them to the playoffs twice. He did great work for the 2014 team, going 8-4, 2.85 in 110.2 innings over 17 starts and one relief appearance. He had more…

Card of the Day: 2012 Topps Heritage Jeff Karstens

Card of the Day
This is the second appearance for Jeff Karstens in our Card of the Day series. I remembered writing up the first article, though I didn’t remember that it was posted exactly a year ago today. That one was his 2010 Upper Deck card. This is the first appearance for the…

Card of the Day: 1985 Topps Jim Winn

Card of the Day
Today’s Card of the Day selection comes from one of the ten former Pittsburgh Pirates born on September 23rd. I decided to knock out a player who hasn’t been in this series before, even though there were some bigger names available for the day. Jim Winn played four seasons for…