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Steve Carlton Photo-Bombed by Gary Matthews; The Top 5 Oddest Baseball Card Errors

Hi Friends,
   Well, as you probably know, there are a lot of errors woven into the fabric of each hobby. In Stamp Collecting, there is a coveted upside down airplane stamp worth thousands, if not millions. In coin collecting, there are certain doubled-die error coins that can run into the multiple thousands of dollars. In the baseball card hobby, we have some pretty cool errors, but maybe not as expensive as some of the errors in the previously-mentioned hobbies. We do happen to own the claim to one of the most expensive and rarest items, the T206 Honus Wagner card. However, for the sake of staying on topic, let's take a look at the top 5 oddest baseball card error cards.

1984 Topps Steve Carlton/Gary Matthews:

This one is straight comical, as the 1984 Topps theme was to have the player image with a headshot of the player at the bottom. This card appears to be a production room faux paux. Either that or Gary Matthews was trying to get "Silent Steve" Carlton to actually s…