Wednesday, April 05, 2017

2017 Topps Gypsy Queen - The Dodgers Insert Cards

Here is a last look at Dodgers' cards found in packs of 2017 Gypsy Queen.  Below are all of the Dodger insert cards. Notably, the "Laces Around the League" inserts include MLB certified game-used baseball relic pieces. Go here to check out all of my past post on this set.

Gypsy Queen Autographs 

  •  #GQA-JU Julio Urias -- redemption card
#GQA-CSE Corey Seager        #GQA-JDL Jose De Leon

Blog Kiosk: 4/5/2017 - Dodgers Links - Kershaw's Change, Joe's Welcome and Pedro's on the Mend

Corey Seager was presented with the Silver Slugger Award prior to last nights game.  I'm sure it'll be one of many he'll receive in the future.

As for the game, the Dodgers' troubles against lefties continues.  Last night they got blanked by Padres left-hander Clayton Richards.  Per Ken Gurnick at
"Last year, we didn't hit lefties," said manager Dave Roberts, whose club was 22-24 against left-handed starters in 2016. "This year, I think we have a completely different mindset."
Unfortunately, that mindset didn't deliver. 

Photo at the very top via @Dodgers on twitter. Below are more links to check out:
  • This Day in Dodgers History:  In 1913 25,000 fans watched the Dodgers play their first game at their new home, Ebbets Field.  It was an exhibition match that saw Brooklyn defeat the Yankees, 3-2.  Superbas (Dodgers) outfielder Casey Stengel (the future famed Yankees manager) hit the first home run at the stadium -- an inside-the-park homer in the fifth inning. 
  • Happy Birthday, H├ęctor Olivera & Greg Smith!