Saturday, September 16, 2006

Funny Baseball Card Related Video: Strong Bad Email


This is a hilariously video from Strong Bad Email about Trading Cards. (Link)

It's always great to poke fun at your favorite hobby. Sometimes I forget how it spurns from a childhood activity. It was something I did as a kid. I still remember getting my first wax pack after some persistent begging from me in the checkout line. My Mom was no match for the powers of childhood persuasion. I whined and the pack was mine. I wasn't that bad overall as a kid, but the sight of that wax paper wrapped package that afternoon was overwhelmingly powerful. I had to have the stick of petrified pink gum and the cards of my boyhood heroes. It was like having the game of Baseball in your hands. In a way, I guess you can say I still haven't grown up. I'm just a big kid.

Anyway, check out the link. It's great and funny.

Hat Tip: Jay from VBC Forum:

Vintage Dodger Video

UniversalNewsReels presents the game recap of game 3 of the 1959 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago White Sox at the Los Angeles Coliseum. Watch Don Drysdale shut down the ChiSox for seven innings as they defeat the Southsiders three to one. 92,394 people where on hand for this Fall Classic.




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Baseball Reference 1959 World Series Page:
Retrosheet.org: Box Score 
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