Tuesday, April 22, 2008
#370 Jose Canseco
Why this card is awesome: Because of false idols. During the 1988 season, when Canseco was putting together the first 40/40 year ever, this was an absolutely iconic card. I remember ripping 1988 Topps packs as a kid, and this was one of my most favorite cards to get. Now, however, it just looks kind of funny, and it's hard to take Canseco seriously as he himself tries to look so serious.
Cool stat: Canseco is still one of just four players to have a 40-40 season.