Luis Gonzalez remembers the time Roger Clemens threw at him on 'Old Baseball Cards'

Here’s something you might not have known about Luis Gonzalez — the Arizona Diamondbacks legend and 2001 World Series hero. He’s into baseball cards. Like, he’s got his own collection of Mike Trout cards at home.

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So Gonzalez — now a senior advisor to the D-backs’ president and CEO — was happy to dig into this some old packs of Topps on “Old Baseball Cards,” our baseball card-driven nostalgia show.

We opened 1991 Topps and 1987 Topps and along the way found one of his favorite old teammates and had some memories to share about Roger Clemens, Steve Avery, Tony Pena and Jimmy Key.

D-backs legend Luis Gonzalez opens baseball cards from 1987 and 1991. (Yahoo Sports)
D-backs legend Luis Gonzalez opens baseball cards from 1987 and 1991. (Yahoo Sports)

If you’re new to our show, welcome aboard. We open baseball cards from the ’80s and ’90s with baseball players, coaches and famous fans. The cards usually aren’t worth anything, but the memories and stories that they inspire are fantastic. We have plenty of great episodes below that you should check out.

Previously on Old Baseball Cards
MUST-SEE EPISODES: Gary Vee | Randy Johnson | Felipe Alou | George Brett | Torey Lovullo | Pedro Martinez | Bronson Arroyo | Eric Davis | Dusty Baker | Hank Azaria | Alex Rodriguez | Scott Boras | A.J. Ellis | Bernie Williams | Chase Utley | John Smoltz | Best trades of 2017 | Best finds of 2017 | Best Guests of 2017 (Part 1) | Best Guests of 2017 (Part 2)

STARS FROM BACK IN THE DAY: Duane Kuiper | Edgar Martinez | Ryne Sandberg | Frank Thomas | Sandy Alomar Jr. | Delino DeShields | Cliff Floyd | Dan Plesac | Aaron Boone | Bobby Bonilla | Andre Dawson | Ivan Rodriguez | Jack Morris | Jeff Nelson | Mark Teixeira | Rick Ankiel | Kevin Millar

MANAGERS/COACHES: Terry Francona | Joe Maddon | Bruce Bochy | Clint Hurdle | Buck Showalter | Brad Mills | Bob Melvin | Dave Roberts | Gabe Kapler | Alex Cora | Dave Martinez | Ron Gardenhire

CURRENT PLAYERS: Curtis Granderson | Noah Syndergaard | Kyle Hendricks | Clayton Kershaw | Todd Coffey | John Axford | Dee Gordon | Adam Eaton | Rajai Davis | Brad Ziegler & Tyler Clippard | Buster Posey, David Price & Anthony Rizzo

CELEBS: Mr. Belding | Alyssa Milano | Josh Duhamel | Joel McHale

ETC: Chris “Mad Dog” Russo | Josh Kusnick | Jeff Passan | Ken Kendrick

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