Topps Puts Pitcher's Season-Ending Injury On His Baseball Card

This photo comes from last June, a steamy summer night in Atlanta. Daniel Hudson, the Diamondbacks' young starter, was scared for his season and his career. He had just blown out his throwing arm, and was removed from the game in the second inning. It's a moment that would be immortalized on his damned baseball card,… » 3/25/13 3:52pm 3/25/13 3:52pm

Topps Sued For Firing Employee, Then Putting Him On A Trading Card

In the fall, Topps released a handful of very odd cards. Dubbed "American History Relics," they were five-card runs of John Henry, Pecos Bill, and Leif Ericson. Despite their rarity, the cards were a flop — one sold for $84 on eBay — perhaps because they were so strange. Card collectors like collector's items, but… » 2/24/12 1:55pm 2/24/12 1:55pm

And Here's Our 2007 Jeter Card ... What The Fungus?

Here as you can see is the Topps 2007 Derek Jeter baseball card, complete with Mickey Mantle looking on in the dugout, and our commander in chief waving at the camera from the crowd, both of whom we totally believe were actually there (Topps would never use Photoshop). With such distractions, no wonder he struck out. » 2/26/07 12:15pm 2/26/07 12:15pm