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1983 Topps Bob Watson 572 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾

Bob Watson was a hard nosed ball player who was nearing the end of an excellent career when he joined the Braves. The Braves acquired Watson in a deal with the Yankees for Luke Danes. Well, his real name is Scott Patterson who is better known for his role on the Gilmore Girls. Baseball is weird like that.

Watson was also the first African-American GM to win a World Series when the despicable Yankees of 1996 beat the Braves that was totally the result of an MLB conspiracy and not the Braves choking after the first two games.

Even cooler, he also appeared in The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training. That’s cooler than any of Scott Patterson’s credits, and I’m a Gilmore Girls fan. (Don’t @ me.)

1983 Topps Watson 572a

1983 Topps Watson 572b