no. 706 - joe foy - *Who is the man:* Joe Foy was in his final season in the majors when this card was issued. He was picked up by the Senators for the 1971 season in the Ru...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
One Card Post - Red Sox Rizzo
Where: Jeff S
How Much?: Free (and by surprise!)
Why?: Because Jeff S is just awesome. I had no idea this card was even coming in the most recent trade package he sent my way. Remember when Anthony Rizzo was a top prospect in Boston's farm system? No? Don't blame you. He never played a single game for the Red Sox, and made his MLB debut in 2011 after being dealt to San Diego for Adrian Gonzalez the previous off-season.
In hindsight, that deal doesn't look so good from a Red Sox perspective given how quickly Gonzalez was traded, and what Anthony Rizzo has gone on to become. Great card though, and a significant new addition to my Red Sox collection, thanks Jeff!