Friday, February 15, 2013

A Fortnight of 2013 Topps: Day 9

Inevitably, every Topps set will have a futures/phenoms/rookies related insert.  I'm fine with that.  At least they got rid of the pointless duo cards.

This year's offering, Chasing the Dream, looks like this:

I like the oversized team logo background, but the name on the left side is horrendous.  It's really hard to read.  While I get that they wanted a "name in the lights" style, it just doesn't do it for me.  I tried my hand at a simplifying redesign:

It's not my best work, but it doesn't hurt my eyes to look at it.

As for the rest of the cards I pulled:

Some good talent there.  Except for that Trout guy.  He's garbage. Couldn't even beat Cabrera in MVP voting despite having a better season.  Just weak.

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