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Oakland Athletics

1986 Topps – Kurt Suzuki

86 topps kurt suzuki

This is a card that I have had made for a long time. There have been cards just sitting in a folder waiting to be made with little hope of getting published. These A’s cards were in a folder because I was going to release them with the 2011 csd custom cards that I was making. When my interest in making the cards died so did the cards that were going to end up on the backs. It is now time to release some of these cards so that they can finally leave the folder.  (more…)


1986 Topps – Hideki Matsui

86 topps hideki matsui

This is a card that I have had made for a long time. There have been cards just sitting in a folder waiting to be made with little hope of getting published. These A’s cards were in a folder because I was going to release them with the 2011 csd custom cards that I was making. When my interest in making the cards died so did the cards that were going to end up on the backs. It is now time to release some of these cards so that they can finally leave the folder.  (more…)


1986 Topps – Kevin Kouzmanoff

86 topps kevin kouzmanoff

This is a card that I have had made for a long time. There have been cards just sitting in a folder waiting to be made with little hope of getting published. These A’s cards were in a folder because I was going to release them with the 2011 csd custom cards that I was making. When my interest in making the cards died so did the cards that were going to end up on the backs. It is now time to release some of these cards so that they can finally leave the folder.  (more…)


1984 Fleer – Hideki Matsui

84 fleer hideki matsui

In early 2011 I attended a game at the Cell between the White Sox and the Oakland A’s. I had some nice sunny conditions to get some shots so I made a few cards from them. Here is one of the 1984 Fleer tribute cards that I made. I always liked this design, and for some reason I have always liked the way that the A’s players looked on the cards. While I am cleaning out all of the older cards of mine I thought that I would start with some of these ’84 Fleer A’s cards that I made. They were made with the intention of putting them on the backs of my 2011 Custom Set which was never really finished. I think that I made way too big of a workload for myself on that one. I was very interested that day to see the former Yankees star in an A’s uniform. The season before I had pictures of him playing for the Angels, and I thought that it would be great to see him on a card in a different uniform.


1984 Fleer – Brett Anderson

84 fleer brett anderson

In early 2011 I attended a game at the Cell between the White Sox and the Oakland A’s. I had some nice sunny conditions to get some shots so I made a few cards from them. Here is one of the 1984 Fleer tribute cards that I made. I always liked this design, and for some reason I have always liked the way that the A’s players looked on the cards. While I am cleaning out all of the older cards of mine I thought that I would start with some of these ’84 Fleer A’s cards that I made. They were made with the intention of putting them on the backs of my 2011 Custom Set which was never really finished. I think that I made way too big of a workload for myself on that one.


1984 Fleer – Brad Ziegler

84 fleer brad ziegler

In early 2011 I attended a game at the Cell between the White Sox and the Oakland A’s. I had some nice sunny conditions to get some shots so I made a few cards from them. Here is one of the 1984 Fleer tribute cards that I made. I always liked this design, and for some reason I have always liked the way that the A’s players looked on the cards. While I am cleaning out all of the older cards of mine I thought that I would start with some of these ’84 Fleer A’s cards that I made. They were made with the intention of putting them on the backs of my 2011 Custom Set which was never really finished. I think that I made way too big of a workload for myself on that one.


1984 Fleer – Kurt Suzuki

Kurt is a player that I have followed for a while now. I watched him on television when his Cal State Fullerton team made its run in 2004. I was in Omaha watching the day that they won the College World Series against Texas. For some reason this catcher made me take notice. If you have read this blog you know that the catcher is by far my favorite position. Kurt is one of the current crop of catchers that I enjoy watching. I took this picture early last season as he was warming up before facing the White Sox. (more…)


1985 Topps Famous Lineage – Joel Skinner

Joel was part of the actual Father-Son subset in 1985. He was a member of the Sox then so of course I have a few of them. He is now the bench coach for the Oakland Athletics. I thought that it would be cool to make this card just to see how things have changed in the last 26 years. (more…)


2011 csd Custom – Hideki Matsui

Matsui made last year’s set as a member of the Angels. I thought that it was a cool card because it was the first time I had seen the slugger since he was a member of the Yankees. This year he is on yet another team. I really like how the Athletics colors translate to the card. In my opinion these are some of the sharper cards in this set. (more…)


2011 csd Custom – David DeJesus

Some players you just picture on a certain team. It doesn’t matter if they played on other squads you just think of one team when you hear their name. When I hear the name David DeJesus I immediately think of the Royals. Of course he now plays for the Athletics. He was traded this past off season, but in my mind he will always be a Royal. I may have just beaten that fact into the ground. (more…)