|Courtesy of Off Hiatus Baseball Cards|
Day 12: One of Your Favorite Cards From the 80s
|1987 Conlon World Wide Sports Series 2 #9 Al Schacht|
This was another repack gem. I love seeing vintage photography on baseball cards. Look at this absolutely beautiful photo. Amazing for a picture taken around 90 years ago. Those wide eyes, that mischievous grin - you know he's up to something! What makes this card so great is the back as well:
|1987 Conlon World Wide Sports Series 2 #9 Al Schacht (back)|
This is perhaps one of the greatest baseball stories ever put onto cardboard. It tells a lesser known side of baseball history, and it's humorously written. If I had known this set existed in 1987, I would have tried to complete the set.