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1989 Topps Andres Thomas #523 - Braves Card of the Day ⚾

The Braves signed Andres Thomas as an 18 year old amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic in December of 1981. After a few unremarkable years rising through the Braves system, he would become one of the worst every day players in the history of the sport. He would debut during the 1986 season and would eventually take the starting job from the rapidly declining Rafael Ramirez.

Over the 1988 and 1989 seasons, he started almost every single game and was bad. Very, very bad. He’d lose the starting job to Jeff Blauser during the 1990 season. He’d never have another at-bat in the majors. It’s ridiculous he had as many as he did.

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