During this past Spring the comedian extraordinaire delighted fans with an spectacle that is sure to be remembered for a long time. He got onto the field and played nine different positions and batted as a DH for the ten different Cactus League clubs on a single day - reminiscent of a similar feat accomplished by Bert Campaneris on September 8, 1965. On that day Campaneris became the first person to ever play all nine fielding positions in a single game. BTW, Ferrell wore #19 (Bert's number) in honor of him.
In celebration of this happening Topps has created a 10-card Baseball card set featuring Ferrell in each uniform and inserted them into their Archives set. Below are pics of every card in the subset.
Also, a limited number of cards have been autographed by Ferrell - numbered to only ten copies for each team card. So far, only two of the autographed cards have turned up on eBay and they sold for huge dollars. A Diamondbacks autographed card sold for $899.99 (see auction here) and a Reds autographed card sold for $699.99 (see auction here).
Directly below are pics of both the front and back of the Will Ferrell Dodger card. The reverse includes the following description:
Will faced one batter for the Dodgers, retiring San Diego's Rico Noel on a bunt -- 1-3, if you're scoring at home. Ferrell thus tied the all-time record for lowest career Spring Training ERA at 0.00.Awesome!
Will Ferrell Set
#WFA-9 Will Ferrell - Los Angeles Dodgers
And if you're curious, here's the rest of the set.
#1 A's #2 Mariners
#3 Angels #4 Cubs
#5 Diamondbacks #6 Reds
#7 White Sox #8 Giants
#9 Dodgers #10 Padres
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