1.30.2011

Wendell Magee Jr., 1997 Fleer Ultra

Name: Wendell Magee Jr.
Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Position: Outfield
Value of card: Even trade for one used, sweaty wristband
Key 1996 stat: One philosophical necklace worn, 162 games
The yin and yang of Wendell Magee Jr.:

Yin: Magee refused to drink booze after growing up with an alcoholic father.
Yang: Young fans took up drinking because he posed like Captain Morgan.

Yin: Magee wore wristbands to deal with a sweating problem.
Yang: He had a sweating problem because he wore wristbands on his mid-forearm.

Yin: Magee grew a pencil-thin mustache to be stylish.
Yang: People are stylish because they don't have pencil-thin mustaches.

Yin: Magee wore a yin-and-yang necklace, symbolizing ancient Chinese philosophical wisdom.
Yang: Despite the $1.99 necklace, he was an idiot.

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