12 Hilarious Old Baseball Cards

From pornographic names to subtle vulgarity to tragic unibrows, these old baseball cards remind us of why we used to collect them.

By ModernMan Editors

12 Hilarious Old Baseball CardsYou probably collected baseball cards at some point when you were a kid. You may have cherished an old-school rookie card of future greats like Ken Griffey Jr., Derek Jeter, or Rob Deer, and you may even still have a few valuable baseball cards kept safe in clear plastic card holders. (Who says you don’t have a plan for retirement?)

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However, you probably tossed most of your baseball cards in an old shoebox and forgot about them because they featured no-name players. Well, we recommend digging through that shoebox, because there might be some gems that you’ll want to save not for their monetary value, but for how hilarious they are.

12 Hilarious Old Baseball Cards nolan ryan

Interesting facts about Nolan Ryan:  1) He had an astounding 5,714 career strikeouts. 2) He threw seven no-hitters. 3) He loved to hang brain in the training room.

12 Hilarious Old Baseball Cards rusty kuntz

How many times in his life do you think he’s said, “It’s pronounced ‘Ko͝onts!’” A billion?

TAGS: baseball, collecting, hilarious old baseball cards, sports

 

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Jayme Higdon (Thu, 16 Jun 2011 20:15:13 +0000): This is freaking hilarious!
Nick Marcin (Fri, 17 Jun 2011 00:51:10 +0000): I have the Rusty Kuntz card. Stubby Clapp might be the funniest thing I've ever heard. I'm crying right now!
Pete Osadnick (Fri, 17 Jun 2011 01:07:46 +0000): Get your mind outta the gutter, gent!
John-David Moon (Fri, 17 Jun 2011 03:28:36 +0000): I have that Bill Ripken card! And I WAS in middle school in 1989!
ChadandCharissa Ryan (Fri, 17 Jun 2011 21:06:52 +0000): woulda coulda shoulda lol
Dave Smith (Tue, 21 Jun 2011 18:59:02 +0000): Classics.
Joshua V. Best (Wed, 22 Jun 2011 21:59:00 +0000): Claude Raymond thought the open fly was so fashionable, he did the same thing the next year: http://bit.ly/joccRZ I kid you not.
Marty Mele (Sat, 25 Jun 2011 20:23:08 +0000): Gotta give a shout-out to the Phillie Phanatic on the Glenn Hubbard card obviously taken at the old Vet!
Brian Johnson (Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:27:57 +0000): Thanks, now I have coffee all over my keyboard.....
Johnny Rumba (Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:38:37 +0000): Now I know which cards to add to my collection.
Brian Snape (Wed, 29 Jun 2011 02:18:27 +0000): Hey, don't mess with Big Klu. Not only as he a beast with the bat, he was the hitting coach for the Big Red Machine in the 70's. And Dick Pole was the Reds' pitching coach for a few years. Once, when he visited the mound, Reds TV analyst made some comment like, "As a pitcher, you don't want Dick Pole in your face."
Greg Chambers (Sat, 25 Feb 2012 17:32:29 +0000): You have to check out Billy Ripkin's Baseball Card. Little Brother had a real sense of humor.
Kevin Kraemer (Tue, 28 Aug 2012 02:27:01 +0000): hillarious
Mike Moore (Tue, 28 Aug 2012 15:13:46 +0000): Best one I've seen is Dirty Kurt winning the Bazooka bubble-blowing contest.
Gary Pair (Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:21:05 +0000): Did also wind up touching anything??
(Tue, 28 Aug 2012 23:03:41 +0000): No Oscar Gamble and the fro from hell? How disappointing.
Jerry Jones (Thu, 05 Sep 2013 18:52:51 +0000): I guess we should blame the photographers.
Janet Harding (Sat, 21 Dec 2013 06:26:17 +0000): that was a good one.
Steroids (Sat, 29 Mar 2014 05:33:50 +0000): odd that the players didn't get to approve which pic of them was used.
Nick Wesman (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:56:50 +0000): Danny Napoleon, New York Mets...

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