merging my pictures and cards

Houston Astros

1985 Topps – Jeff Bagwell

Here is the other statue that sits outside of Minute Maid Park in Houston. I liked them so much that I knew I had to make cards out of them. They have a nice little park with a mock diamond on the ground. Biggio is playing second throwing the ball to Bagwell who is at first. This was a nice was to honor their former stars. (more…)

1985 Topps – Craig Biggio

At almost this time last year I was in Houston to see the Boilers in the NCAA Tournament. I really wanted to do the Minute Maid Park tour, but the only real chance that we had to do it was to go right after our plane landing. We hustled straight from the airport to the park to take our tour. It was my first park tour, and it was pretty great. We had a great guide, and it is a beautiful park. Of course I wasn’t a favorite of the guide because I had a Sox jersey on, and kept talking about the 2005 World Series. That is why I wanted to take the tour though. (more…)