“Screw the Mets, show me some of the other players in this set!”, I hear you cry. Your wish is my command.
For lack of any better ideas, I’m going to continue to present these cards by team; this time around, it’s the Tropics and Juice.
West Palm Beach Tropics
I’ll start off with the players about which I have something to say, and then I’ll just finish out the team… Just keep in mind that there’s a Hall Of Famer or two about which I have nothing to say.
This is the same Ron Washington who currently manages the Rangers.
This is probably the most interesting photo in the set… And it’s a former Oriole, although he’s before my time, Oriole-wise.
The Mad Hungarian! He doesn’t look quite as menacing with a full beard.
Randy Bass did very little in the Majors, but he was a big star in Japan. In his six seasons with the Hanshin Tigers, Bass batted .337, hit 202 homers, set a Japanese record by batting .389 in 1986 and was the second gaijin to be an MVP.