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Florida Marlins

2011 csd Preview – Hanley Ramirez

Hanley is one of the best shortstops in the National League. He was traded to the Marlins from Boston in the deal that sent Josh Beckett and Mike Lowell to the Red Sox. He has since blossomed into a very good player. (more…)

2011 csd Preview – Gaby Sanchez

Gaby Sanchez was a hot rookie last season. The Marlins had a couple on their team, but I did not know too much about them when I saw them play last May. I was at the game more to see my White Sox play. When Gaby was announced as a member of the Topps All Star Rookie team I decided to put him in this set. (more…)

1985 Topps Famous Lineage – Cameron Maybin

One of the reasons that I did not name this subset Father and Son like the original 1985 Topps card was because sometimes a player has other famous relatives. This is a great example. Cameron is cousins with NBA player Rashad McCants, and current NFL linebacker Aaron Maybin. He really does have an athletic family. (more…)

Bryan Peterson

For some reason I liked this picture of Brian catching a fly ball in batting practice. I was focused on getting other players that day during bp, but snapped this picture of Bryan. I guess that makes this card good enough to get into the set.

Brian Sanches


Wes Helms


Brett Hayes


Renyel Pinto


Josh Johnson – All Star

Josh pitched two scoreless innings last night in the All Star game for the National League. He was helped in the fourth by a great diving catch by Ryan Braun of the Brewers. (more…)

Hanley Ramirez – All Star

Hanley had a bad run earlier in the season when he was benched for going against his coach. He has since turned it around to become the all star that we all know and love. (more…)