Sunday, November 20, 2016

C.A.: 1965 Topps Sam Bowens

(Today is Universal Children's Day. There is also an International Children's Day in December and a World Children's Day, also Nov. 20. So I don't know what Universal Children's Day is: celebrating children on other planets perhaps? I'm going with that. This is Cardboard Appreciation. It is the 250th in a series):


EXTRA! EXTRA!
READ ALL ABOUT IT!
IF YOU DON'T READ THIS POST
YOU WON'T KNOW WHAT I'M DOING LATER!

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MEET SAM BOWENS!
READ ALL ABOUT HIM!
HE PLAYS FOR THE ORIOLES!

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BOWENS IS THE 64TH CARDBOARD APPRECIATION SUBJECT
SINCE THE LAST CARDBOARD APPRECIATION HALL OF FAME VOTE!
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IT'S TIME TO DETERMINE A NEW ENTRY INTO THE CARDBOARD APPRECIATION HALL OF FAME!
TIME FOR CONTROVERSY AND INTRIGUE! TIME FOR A NEW ENTRY SINCE 2013!
READ ALL ABOUT IT!

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EACH WEEK THERE WILL BE 8 NEW CANDIDATES TO VOTE ON!
READ ALL ABOUT IT!
CHECK IT OUT ON NIGHT OWL CARDS!

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SAM BOWENS WILL BE INCLUDED!
HE HIT 22 HOME RUNS IN 1964!
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BOWENS HAD A DRINKING PROBLEM DURING HIS CAREER!
HE BATTED JUST .163 IN 1965!
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BOWENS CONSIDERED HIS CAREER WITH THE ORIOLES 'WASTED YEARS'
DON'T WASTE YOUR OPPORTUNITY HERE!
MAKE SURE YOU VOTE STARTING NEXT WEEK!


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THIS KID SURE HAD A WEIRD WAY OF INDICATING HE HAD DUPES!

3 comments:

  1. Hmm... I took "Extra" to mean that card collector considered these players to be "extra men", not starters at the position indicated.

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  2. Also, Don Pavletich is incorrectly noted as "Pitcher".

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  3. And here I thought the NO scratched that extra extra on those cards, lol.

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