Re: Baseball Cards In A Slump: Sales down 80 percent since 1991 (Fleer out of busine
Originally Posted by macro
I still remember where we were when I and my friends pulled other big cards, as well. The 1976 Pete Rose? My friend pulled it in front of the shoe store on Main Street, right after lunch at the drug store. That was the only Rose card that any of us found that summer. I'm not sure why it was so rare in our town. The luck of the collating, I guess.
My first year as a Reds fan was 1966 and I had decided that Rose was my favorite player. I got 4 or 5 Rose cards that summer, and I was thrilled to get each one.
"Hey...Dad. Wanna Have A Catch?" Kevin Costner in "Field Of Dreams."