Sunday, September 7, 2008

#712 John Moses

It seems kind of fitting that this post for a guy named Moses is getting published at a time when many people are in church.

Why this card is awesome: Because this is yet another Mariners card from this set where the player looks tentative and/or nervous. Topps screwed a few teams in this set, including the Phillies and the M's.

Cool stat: Moses is the 11th most-recent major leaguer to play at least 3 games in the outfield and 3 games at pitcher in his career.

1 comment:

capewood said...

I've often wondered how the card companies acquire player photos. Do they hire photographers and send them out to games? Do they hook up with free-lance guys? A little of both? For some sets I'm sure the photography is arranged (like Donruss Studio). I've seen the same photograph of a player used for multiple cards (sometimes cropped differently or processed so the lighting looks different) within a manufacturer. Topps does this quite a lot. I'm not sure if I've seen a photograph used by more than one manufacturer.