by Drew Pelto, AKA *censored*

Aside from 1995, I liked a lot of Topps sets in my major years of collecting baseball (pretty much the decade of the 90’s, as I got more into hockey in the 2000’s).  But 1998 was not one of those years. As a baseball fan, that year was kind of the beginning of the end for me for a while. The Indians’ once-great teams were starting to fall off, they missed out on Pedro Martinez (because they wanted to keep Jaret Wright… can you believe that?), and the steroid-inflated numbers were entering the picture in a More >