Larry Rothschild, 2001 Topps

Name: Larry Rothschild
Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Position: Manager
Value of card: Grumpiness
Key 2000 stat: Not ready for the new millennium
Fun facts about Larry Rothschild and the Y2K bug:
  • The Y2K bug was caused by short-sighted decisions made by computer programmers. Larry Rothschild's short-sighted managerial decisions caused problems for the Rays and their fans.
  • As 2000 approached, much preparation went into avoiding a Y2K-related disaster. As 2000 approached, Larry Rothschild's Rays were still a disaster.
  • Some people say that the Y2K bug should never have been taken so seriously. We can all agree that no one took Larry Rothschild seriously in this jacket.
  • In the end, very few problems were created by the Y2K bug. In the end, very few wins were created by Larry Rothschild.



  1. Ugh. Rothschild pissed somebody off to have that pic end up on a card.

  2. Dude. Manager cards. Am I right?