Back on August 2nd (when the A-Rod circus stopped in Trenton). the Thunder gave away a set of baseball cards honoring their fan-selected All-Time Team to the first 1,500 people through the gates. No sets were made available for sale through the team store or website.
New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano and former Boston Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra are the biggest stars included in the set, which features Thunder alumni from the original team in 1994 to the present, representing all three affiliations (the Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees.)
I suspect that most of the cards ended up in the hands of people who don’t normally collect baseball cards or in the collections of people who are fans of the Thunder or New Jersey baseball. When I checked eBay, I only saw one seller who had listed any of the sets. Continue reading “The Robinson Cano baseball card most of you won’t ever have”