Keeping on with my fantasy thread and Mickey Mantle, here’s a 1971 Topps card for “The Mick”, just imagining if he played closer to the age of 40 than he did:
Leaving us just short of a Mantle card appearing in the 1970’s, these
creations are just some fun I’m having with some players who left the
game on the “early” side (think Mantle or Koufax).
I think I’ll create a 1972 Mantle card as well, but pushing it to 1973 seems a bit much.
Hope you all enjoy these as much as I do, kind of leaps out at me after a
lifetime of established card-boundaries regarding certain players.