1.29.2012

Mike Cubbage, 1982 Topps


Name: Mike Cubbage
Team: Chicago Cubs New York Mets
Position: Third base
Value of card: Improbably little
Key 1981 stat: B+ in penmanship
Mike Cubbage, according to the odds:

100,000 to 1: He'd play eight years in the bigs, given his .258 average and 34 career homers
1 million to 1: He wouldn't end up on the Cubs, given his name and especially given those stats
1 to 1: He made an out with this swing
5,000 to 1: He got anywhere with the ladies while wearing those glasses
2 to 1: He later changed his name to Mike Cabbage and started selling produce at a farmers market
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