First, The Topps Archives ranks high on any list of great card blogs, given its constant fountain of info on both familiar and obscure issues. Next, Baseball Nerd by MSNBC (and former ESPN) host Keith Olbermann captures his thoughts on the sport and our hobby. As a long-time collector, he knows how to weave cards into the pastime's larger context.
Today, Topps Archives did a great breakdown of the 3-series 1967-1968 Venezuelan Winter League set called Limite Loco. That issue's a fascinating combo of local players, retired stars, and images borrowed from Topps.
1967-68 Venezuelan Joe Foy
Baseball Nerd posts often show minor league cards of current players to make light of hairstyles or "what were they thinking?" uniform design. Today, Olbermann covered the managers for all 8 playoff teams. What to my wondering eyes would appear but this Bobby Cox from Venezuela?
1967-68 Venezuelan Bobby Cox
Coincidence? Probably. Awesome? Definitely.