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Personalized Sports Cards

I never sent in for these, but they were an option with the photo package when I played youth soccer. When you ordered the photos, you filled out your height, weight, jersey number, and “favorite player.” I do believe that for that entry, every person on my team answered “Pele,” because in America, there are just not that many famous soccer players.

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Brian Boone

From the middle of nowhere in the Pacific Northwest, I contribute to the Retroist, write for trivia publications, and blog about music in a humorous fashion. I feel about "Back to the Future" the way you feel about "Star Wars." Also, I'm married and have a child (sorry ladies, orphans).

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2 thoughts on “Personalized Sports Cards

  1. This reminds me of the GI Joe ones that were advertised in some comics back in the 80s. With those ones you couldn’t get a custom photo (all the custom cards had the same generic, masked character), BUT you did get an action figure of “yourself” to go along with it.

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