Friday, July 19, 2019

2019 Topps Diamond Icons - All the Dodger Cards

Last week saw the release of a super-high-end card brand called 2019 Topps Diamond Icons. For the price of $1000 you receive one box containing ten cards -- nine of which will be autographed including two with a relic piece) and one relic card. Go here for a complete checklist. Below is a look at the Dodger cards that are available.


  • #AC-CKE Clayton Kershaw -- Redemption Card
#AC-SK Sandy Koufax

2019 Donruss Optic Baseball - All the Dodger Insert Cards

Now that you've seen all of the Dodger base cards, here is a look at the inserts found in packs of Panini's 2019 Donruss Optic brand.

Rated Rookie Signatures

#13 Dennis Santana              #46 Caleb Ferguson

Blog Kiosk: 7/19/2019 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

Check out Pee Wee Reese's acrobatic throw to first. Unfortunately, the runners break-up attempt worked.
Some Snappy Work at Second
Chicago - Marvin Rickert of Cubs slides into 2nd too late in the 5th inning as Brooklyn Dodger Pee Wee Reese leaps high into the air to throw to first in an unsuccessful attempt to double Ed Waitkus in the June 8 game between the Cubs and Dodgers at Wrigley Field. Cubs won, 2-0. (6-9-1946) (boxscore)
Acme press photo above found on eBay (eBay Link). Below are more links to check out:
  • This Day in Dodgers History: In 1977 Don Sutton took home All-Star Game MVP honors when the NL defeated the AL 7-5 at Yankee Stadium. As the starting pitcher, Sutton threw three scoreless innings, allowing just one hit, one walk and struck out four. Fellow teammate Steve Garvey hit a third inning solo home run. In 1993 outfielder Raul Mondesi made his Major League debut and recorded a single in his very first at-bat. In 2015 Zack Greinke extends his scoreless innings streak to 43 2/3 by pitching eight shutout innings against the Nationals (boxscore)
  • Happy BirthdayBill HartErve BeckBen GeraghtyLuis Avilan & Rachel Robinson