Thursday, May 15, 2008

#455 Shawn Hillegas



Why this card is awesome: Because this is one weird card. Obviously it's posed (unless Hillegas just threw the ball at the photographer) and it has a serious 3D look and feel to it. Plus Hillegas has a creepy combo of a weird smile and eyebrow raise.

Cool stat: Who hit the most homers off Shawn Hillegas? Aww yeah, it was The Hitman.

4 comments:

jswaykos said...

They didnt even look like real baseball players back then... maybe its just improvement in training and conditioning, but I cant help but think even a guy like Willy Mo Pena would've hit 60 homers, easily, in 1988, especially off of clowns like Shawn Hillegas.

Eschmut said...

Considering the shot is posed and took place on a beautiful day in spring training, you'd think Shawn could've managed to walk from the dressing room to the field without scraping his knee along the way.

Andy said...

That just shows he has a little Lenny Dykstra in him. And considering how many steroids Dykstra did, it's a VERY little Dykstra.

capewood said...

Going to the beach is a hobby?