Card of the Moment #78
September 10th, 2011 by slangon

Today’s Card of the Moment is brought to us by┬áthe letter B. And icterus galbula. And rope. 1959 Topps #82 Bob Boyd Robert Richard “El Ropo” Boyd spent 9 seasons in the Major Leagues, playing for the White Sox, Orioles, A’s and Braves. Before that, he played for in the Negro National League for the […]

The Quest for the 1960 Topps Set, Part XIII
September 15th, 2010 by slangon

Another hunk o’ the 1960 set is in my binder. #207 Bob Boyd First up today is Bob “Rope” Boyd. I love love love cool baseball nicknames and that is one of the sweetest one I ever heard. Apparently he was called “Rope” after the wicked line drives that he would regularly hit. While we’re […]