and may very well have to undergo Tommy John surgery. It's getting past ridiculous at this point; fellow big-name young starters Cory Luebke and Joe Wieland aren't even back from their TJs yet... I don't really want to talk about it so I'm changing the subject.
Appropriately, I got the emerald Kelly card above from Emerald City Diamond Gems. He won a box from Topps on Twitter and shared the bounty with his readers. Along with that now bittersweet slab of shimmering cardstock, he sent along copies of each of the Padres in the base set. I had a few of them but he finished off the list and left me with a couple of doubles that I was able to pay forward.
the guy at my LCS gave them to me on the house when my pack came up Friarless. Ryan Braun and Alfonso Soriano are on that card along with Chase Headley but they don't matter.
The 1978 uniforms are one of the most iconic in sports history despite being worn for only one season. It's shown here on Cameron Maybin. And because you really wanted to know, Cam's number 24 was worn by Dave Wehrmeister that year.
is in the mix for a spot in the rotation. Hopefully Tommy Layne can make enough of a name for himself this season that Topps will get it right on his 2014 issue.
So, thanks again to Larry. I'm waiting on a couple of things I've bid on and when they get here I have an envelope heading your way. Best of luck to the M's when they're playing any of the other 28 teams.