DISCOVER HISTORY

Stories from baseball's rich history are constantly being added to keep you connected to the game you love. 

#CardCorner: 1987 Topps LaMarr Hoyt

The 1983 American League Cy Young Award winner packed decades of memories into his short MLB career.

#CardCorner: 1986 Topps Jesse Barfield

A member of the Blue Jays’ celebrated outfield trio that helped Toronto to its first postseason appearance, Jesse Barfield dazzled teammates and opponents with his talent and work ethic.

#CardCorner: 1986 Topps Terry Pendleton

A member of two Cardinals National League pennant winners and the 1991 NL Most Valuable Player with the Braves, Terry Pendleton parlayed an unquenchable work ethic into an All-Star career.

#CardCorner: 1986 Donruss Pete Vuckovich

This Cy Young Award winner later doubled as one of baseball cinema's most iconic sluggers.

#CardCorner: 1978 Topps Ron Guidry

Few pitchers in history were more dominant than Ron Guidry in 1978.

#CardCorner: 1987 Topps Dámaso García

As one of the first wave of young players to come through the Blue Jays system in the early 1980s, Dámaso García became an All-Star second baseman and helped Toronto establish itself as an American League power.

#CardCorner: 1987 Donruss Benito Santiago

Benito Santiago burst on the big league scene in 1987 with one of the greatest rookie seasons of any catcher in history.

#CardCorner: 1981 Topps Victor Cruz

As an in-demand relief pitcher, Victor Cruz found himself connected to some of baseball's future stars by one degree of separation via trades.

#CardCorner: 1980 Topps Jesse Jefferson

In spite of his win-loss record, Jesse Jefferson authored some of the greatest one-game performances of his generation.

#CardCorner: 1978 Topps Dave Chalk

Dave Chalk's legacy endures not only as a nine-year major league veteran, but for a cameo-in-name-only on one of his era's most celebrated and viewed television shows.

#CardCorner: 1988 Donruss Dwayne Murphy

One of the most prolific fly-catchers in the game's history, Dwayne Murphy starred for the Oakland Athletics between their two dynasties.

#CardCorner: 1981 Topps Rick Sutcliffe

Rick Sutcliffe won the 1979 NL Rookie of the Year Award with the Dodgers. Five years later, he became perhaps the most celebrated trade deadline acquisition in history.

#CardCorner: 1981 Topps Willie Aikens

Willie Aikens was a top prospect for the Angels and became a World Series hero in 1980 with the Royals before his career took a dark turn.

#CardCorner: 1988 Donruss Garth Iorg

A talented college basketball player, Garth Iorg made his way through the Yankees farm system before landing in Toronto, where he became one half of a third base platoon that helped power the Blue Jays.

#CardCorner: 1985 Topps Alvin Davis

The first star produced by the Mariners' farm system, Alvin Davis helped lay the groundwork for the successful Seattle teams that followed his time in the Pacific Northwest.

#CardCorner: 1986 Topps U L Washington

Shortstop U L Washington and his iconic toothpick garnered national attention early in his 11-year career.