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Old 08-06-2019, 06:00 PM
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Default What's your favorite Topps cartoon?

There were lots of great cartoons on Topps backs over the years, but I think my favorite is the one on Ron Kline's 1959 card, #265, that makes fun of him for being fat several years before the card was issued
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Old 08-06-2019, 08:36 PM
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Wow, I guess back then it was more " cute " then insulting !
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Old 08-06-2019, 08:59 PM
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1963 Topps Jim O'Toole and his "tool"…

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Old 08-06-2019, 09:25 PM
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This one is nice. Borrowed the pic from a fellow members website.
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Old 08-06-2019, 10:40 PM
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While chasing my '59 set I came across the Don Rudolph card.




The cartoon notes that he is married to a 'professional dancer'.



What it DOESN'T mention that his professional dancer wife was well-known Baltimore stripper Patti Waggin. I found a bunch of fun material on the lovely Ms Waggin while researching my blog post on the card.
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What it DOESN'T mention that his professional dancer wife was well-known Baltimore stripper Patti Waggin. I found a bunch of fun material on the lovely Ms Waggin while researching my blog post on the card.
Now THAT'S Funny!!!
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While chasing my '59 set I came across the Don Rudolph card.




The cartoon notes that he is married to a 'professional dancer'.



What it DOESN'T mention that his professional dancer wife was well-known Baltimore stripper Patti Waggin. I found a bunch of fun material on the lovely Ms Waggin while researching my blog post on the card.

This one might be my new favorite now
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Old 08-07-2019, 06:14 AM
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The stripper story is really funny !
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1979 Football Jim Langer Just what you want to encourage 12 year old boys to aspire to!
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Not a humorous one, but the 1954 Dave Hoskins RC speaks to just how rough the early African American players had it trying to break through the color barrier.

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No reason why, but this one always stuck in my memory.

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Not a humorous one, but the 1954 Dave Hoskins RC speaks to just how rough the early African American players had it trying to break through the color barrier.

Oh wow, I have that card and I don't think I ever looked that close at the back or noticed that cartoon. Thanks for posting it.
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Oh wow, I have that card and I don't think I ever looked that close at the back or noticed that cartoon. Thanks for posting it.
I have a blog for SABR written on Hoskins and his cards.

https://sabrbaseballcards.blog/2019/...-dave-hoskins/

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I have a blog for SABR written on Hoskins and his cards.

https://sabrbaseballcards.blog/2019/...-dave-hoskins/

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I follow the SABR blog. I remember reading that. It was well done. I just made the connection when I looked at your sig.
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I’ll give you one guess to answer the question ...
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1979 Football Jim Langer Just want you want to encourage 12 year old boys to aspire to!


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Default Two of my favorites

Original Topps art...
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Great topic! This one fascinated me as a kid in 1970, Reggie Jackson #140:
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