7.29.2012

Ron Washington, 1989 Donruss


Name: Ron Washington
Team: Cleveland Indians
Position: Shortstop
Value of card: Less than a 1-cent stamp
Key 1988 stat: 2,902,571 curls in hair
Fun facts about former Indians infielder and current Rangers manager Ron Washington and first president of the U.S. George Washington:
  • George Washington was said to have teeth made out of wood. Ron Washington's mustache was made out of suede.
  • George Washington wore a powdered wig. Ron Washington wore a Halloween fright wig in this photo.
  • As a boy, George Washington chopped down his father's cherry tree. Ron Washington rarely made such solid contact with his swing.
  • After cutting down the cherry tree, George Washington reportedly said to his father, "I cannot tell a lie." Ron Washington's shifty eyes make him a little harder to trust.
  • George Washington's military strategy was full of wrinkles to give him an advantage. Ron Washington's face was full of wrinkles, giving him the advantage of a senior discount at Marie Callender's.
  • George Washington led American forces to victory in the Revolutionary War. Ron Washington is still  working on leading the American League to a meaningful victory.

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