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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Fleer Nickname Greats Autos

If Fleer's 2006 Nickname Greats featured on-card autos instead of stickers it would probably be my favorite autograph set. Nevertheless it is one of the more unique and fun sets out there.


As a Cubs fan I hated this guy. He hit .251 for his career but .283 against the Cubs. He is a Chicago area guy though and I love the imagery of the nickname. And apparently he was a major flake. Here's a quote from his entry at, "He was known for taking his clothes off at inappropriate times." Alrighty, then!

Doug at Wrigley Field

1 comment:

  1. I love that auto set too.

    Rader sounds like Steve Lyons. Lyons got dirt in the front of his uniform from diving back into first. He called time out and pulled his pants all the way down to get the dirt out, then realized he was in a stadium of 30,000 people and on live tv and yanked em back up. Space Cadet...


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