Wednesday, December 7, 2011

1992 Triple Play #224

Card Review: 8.8 I remember really liking these cards when they came out.  I still kind of do.  It's a horrible photo, saved only by the fact that the name and number are so well displayed, which creates a kind of cool effect.  The cropping makes me a little dizzy, however.  While it was certainly different, I think it would be an easier card to look at if they hadn't gone with the slanted photo box.  Thankfully, the photo itself is squared with the card.

Fun Facts: Wallach led NL 3rd basemen in "range factor/9inn" in 1992 (whatever that is)
* Wallach was 4th in the NL in hit by pitches with 8 in 1992
*I'm pretty sure that's Gary Carter catching in this picture.  Carter also appears in Wallach's '92 Donruss (who makes Triple Play).  This picture is probably from the same at-bat.

Number of this card in my collection: 29
2011 update: 31
2012 update: 32
2013 update: 41
2014 update: 51
2015 update: 73 
2016 update: 81
2017 update: n/a
2018 update: 94
2019 update: 108
2020 update: 116
2021 update: n/a
2022 update: 120
2023 update: 121
2024 update: 122

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