Miguel Rojas talks about finding cards in Venezuela and 'The Sandlot' on 'Old Baseball Cards'

Miguel Rojas loved baseball enough as a kid to track down packs of baseball cards in his native Venezuela, but never watched “The Sandlot.”

Those are two of the takeaways from this week’s episode of “Old Baseball Cards” — Yahoo Sports’ baseball-card driven nostalgia show — in which the Miami Marlins shortstop talks about growing up idolizing Omar Vizquel, how much he values great defense, watching Pudge Rodriguez, facing Jacob deGrom and lots more.

In this week’s episode, we opened 2018 Topps Archives (which features current stars and legends) plus some 2002 Topps. We even find a couple cool Marlins cold, both old and new.

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If you’re new to our show, we open packs of cards (usually old ones) with MLB players, coaches and famous fans. The stories, reactions and memories are always great.

If you liked this one, check out our previous episodes with Alex BregmanDon Mattingly and Pudge Rodriguez.

Previously on Old Baseball Cards

RECENT EPISODES: Don Mattingly | Tom Gordon & Nick Gordon | Ron Darling | Mike Rizzo | Craig Counsell | Rocco Baldelli | Kevin Cash | Brad Ausmus | Pete Rose | Mike Trout | Kyle Freeland | Tony Gwynn Jr. | Archie Bradley | Manny Machado | Keynan Middleton | Pete Alonso | Todd Frazier

MUST-SEE EPISODESRandy Johnson | George Brett | Dave Winfield | Gary Vee | Jerry Dipoto | Mike Krukow | HQ’s Scott Rogowsky | Felipe Alou | Torey Lovullo | Nick Swisher | David Ross | Tim Raines | Thomas Ian Nicholas aka Henry Rowengartner | Pedro Martinez | Bronson Arroyo | Eric Davis | Dusty Baker | Hank Azaria | Alex Rodriguez | Scott Boras | A.J. Ellis | Bernie Williams | Chase Utley | John Smoltz

COMPILATIONSBest trades of 2017 | Best finds of 2017 Best Guests of 2017 (Part 1) | Best Guests of 2017 (Part 2) | The Best of People Eating 30-Year-Old Gum | The Best Finds of 2018 | Favorite Guests of 2018

CROSSOVER EPISODESThe Miz | Metta World Peace | Jazzy Jeff

STARS FROM BACK IN THE DAYFred Lynn | Eduardo Perez | J.J. Putz | Luis GonzalezDuane 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/COACHESTerry Francona | Joe Maddon | Bruce Bochy | Clint Hurdle | Buck Showalter | Brad Mills | Bob Melvin | Dave Roberts | Gabe Kapler | Alex Cora | Dave Martinez | Ron Gardenhire | Scott Servais

CURRENT PLAYERSAlex Bregman | CC Sabathia | 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

CELEBSKurt Busch | Bill Nye | Mr. Belding | Alyssa Milano | Josh Duhamel | Joel McHale

ETCChris “Mad Dog” Russo | Josh Kusnick | Jeff Passan | Ken Kendrick

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Mike Oz is a writer for Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at mikeozstew@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter! Follow @mikeoz

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