Sunday, December 22, 2013

Card Of The Week December 22

The defending Nippon Series Champion Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles will lose at least one important team member to MLB this off season - third baseman Casey McGehee has signed a contract with the Miami Marlins for 2014.   McGehee hit 28 home runs for the Eagles in 2013, his only season in Japan.

Here's his 2013 BBM 2nd Version card (#617):

As a Red Sox fan, I'm excited to see that the Eagles will be replacing McGehee with Kevin Youkilis, although I don't expect Youk to be anywhere near as successful as McGehee was.  Plus I will miss the sound of the PA announcer in Sendai calling out McGehee's name - I don't think it will be as entertaining to hear "Youkilis" announced.

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