Colon, Musk, Harvey, Rays Stadium, Topps 3D, Rookie Cards, and More | Ep. 202

Agenda summary: Ryan waits for a table with James Hetfield. Bartolo Colon Wins record. Alternative transportation to Dodger’s Stadium. Tampa Bay Rays Stadium new roof design. Minor League pilot rule. Tommy Fleetwood mis-wiring. Topps 3D. Matt Harvey baseball cards. Multi-year rookie cards. 2018 NSCC Review.

FULL AGENDA:

Ryan waits for a table with James Hetfield.

Bartolo Colon leads Latin American pitchers in Wins at 247 surpassing Dennis Martinez (245).[1]Colon makes MLB history as Rangers rout Mariners. www.star-telegram.com

Elon Musk’s Boring Company proposes high speed underground tunnel “The Dugout Loop” to transport 8-16 people at speeds between 125-150 mph to Dodger Stadium in 4 minutes for about $1.[2]Elon Musk’s Boring Company pitches high-speed tunnel to Dodger Stadium. la.curbed.com

Drew McCourt, Son of former Dodger’s Owner Frank McCourt, has proposed a Gondola system that would take fans from LA’s Union Station up the hill to Dodger’s Stadium.[3]A gondola from Union Station to Dodger Stadium? It could happen by 2022, Mayor Garcetti says. www.latimes.com

Tampa Bay Rays stadium engineers design a new roof. By aggregating fly ball data, they design a roof that would be literally untouchable.[4]Rays ballpark engineers computer-modeled fly balls to design a roof that would stay out of play. www.tampabay.com

Minor-league team wins game despite no hits or walks.[5]Minor-league baseball team wins despite no hits or walks. www.usatoday.com

The European Tour has confirmed it wired Tommy Fleetwood’s winnings to the wrong Tommy Fleetwood.[6]Darren Rovell. twitter.com

Topps releases 3D set via its On-Demand format. Set features the top 100 cards from S1, S2, and Update sets.[7]2018 Topps On-Demand Set #7 – 3D. www.topps.com

The current state of Matt Harvey baseball cards.

Matt Harvey 2010 Bowman Draft Prospects #BDPP84 Red /1

Matt Harvey 2010 Bowman Draft Prospects #BDPP84 Red /1

Players who have rookie cards in different years (incomplete list):

  • Lou Piniella (1964, 1968, 1969)
  • Dick Baney (1970, 1974)
  • Dale Murphy (1977, 1978)
  • Josh Hamilton (1999, 2007)
  • Pablo Sandoval (2008, 2009)
  • Jesus Aguilar (2014, 2017)
  • Worst offender of all – Chipper Jones (has RC themed stuff from 1991-1996)

2018 National Review.

References

References
1 Colon makes MLB history as Rangers rout Mariners. www.star-telegram.com
2 Elon Musk’s Boring Company pitches high-speed tunnel to Dodger Stadium. la.curbed.com
3 A gondola from Union Station to Dodger Stadium? It could happen by 2022, Mayor Garcetti says. www.latimes.com
4 Rays ballpark engineers computer-modeled fly balls to design a roof that would stay out of play. www.tampabay.com
5 Minor-league baseball team wins despite no hits or walks. www.usatoday.com
6 Darren Rovell. twitter.com
7 2018 Topps On-Demand Set #7 – 3D. www.topps.com

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