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Do you have these magazines? I need copies …

For all of the things I saved through the years, I never did latch onto copies of People and Sports Illustrated where my guys appeared on the covers.

“Wild Thing” appeared on the Sept. 18, 1988, cover of People, while several of us appeared on a SI cover that fall, too.

Have one? E-mail me…

– Lou Brown

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What if Upper Deck had gone a different direction with card No. 1 back in 1989?

Now that Upper Deck is effectively out of the market for Major League Baseball cards, it’s also out of the market for Major League baseball cards, too, and that got Lou Brown thinking about what went wrong along the way.

What if Upper Deck had gone with a different Star Rookie in its inaugural 1989 baseball card set instead of Ken Griffey Jr.? What if my man, Wild Thing had been there instead?

Things would have looked a lot different today. I’m telling you.

— Lou Brown



Good thing we got Wild Thing some glasses…

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Sometimes it’s the little things that remind you of key moments — like when we finally got Ricky Vaughn some glasses.

Here’s what his 1989 Topps Record Breaker card would have looked like had they not decided to play nice and pull it from the set. After he started giving ’em the heater and was much more successful, the powers that be apparently opted to not pick on my rookie.

— Lou Brown, loubrown2009@gmail.com

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What if Ricky Vaughn had a 1989 Donruss baseball card?

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Ricky Vaughn was one of GM Charlie Donovan‘s greatest scouting projects ever.

But I’m just glad we got him some glasses.

I needed some, too, since I apparently can’t tell the difference between Nolan Ryan and Sandy Koufax on my office wall, but anyway …

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