Thursday, July 9, 2015

C.A.: 1960 Topps Clint Courtney

(Greetings. Today is National Sugar Cookie Day. I know "Sugar Cookie" is a thing, but putting "sugar" and "cookie" together always seemed redundant to me. I'd hate to eat a cookie without sugar. Anyway, it's time for Cardboard Appreciation. This is the 227th in a series):


Clint Courtney played for the Yankees, St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, White Sox, Washington Senators and Kansas City A's during his 11-year major league career.

He never played for the Dodgers.

Kids.

6 comments:

  1. He died playing ping pong. What a way to go.

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  2. I've been reading your blog for almost 4 years now. This might be the shortest post I've ever seen.

    Vacation?

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    1. Nah, just lack of time. But this card amused me too much not to post it.

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  3. Garu Gulman agrees with you about sugar cookies...it's the culmination of his Hierarchy Of Cookies routine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJ2PR3mn6JM (some language NSFW).

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  4. To me "Sugar Cookies" has always been a specific type of cookie. Very plain. Very Sugary. When I was a kid VERY Addictive. Sometime during my teen years the became less addictive and more blech. When I was a kid of 5 or 6 (1970/1) I would write on some of my cards mostly to identify them as mine and not my brother's. I don't know if I ever did the "he was traded" thing that the kid did on that card, maybe I did. Most of the time I would put my initial "K" big on the front in red ball point pen, or on the back in bigger black magic marker. Sometimes in blue pen. I have to dig up some of those that survived, scan them and blog about them sometime.

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  5. Isn't a cookie without sugar a cracker?

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