Opening 25-year-old baseball cards with Alex Rodriguez

Big League Stew

When we started the “Opening 25-Year-Old Baseball Cards” video series, I never expected I’d be ripping into wax packs with Alex Rodriguez, but here we are.

A-Rod retired this season and is now a postseason analyst at Fox Sports, sharing his baseball knowledge during the MLB on Fox pre and postgame shows. If you watch the show, it’s obvious that A-Rod knows a ton about the game.

He also knows a lot about the players in our 1991 Donruss packs, including one famous ex-teammate, an ex-coach of his and one of his favorite shortstops when he was growing up.

A-Rod opening 1991 Donruss. (Yahoo Sports)
A-Rod opening 1991 Donruss. (Yahoo Sports)

If you’re new to this series (hi, thanks for watching), here’s the requisite backstory: My grandma and I collected baseball cards together when I was a kid. She had these cards from 1991 stashed away and I recently discovered them. They’re basically worthless, but opening them with baseball players and baseball people has been a lot of fun.

Previously in this series:
Scott Boras
• Bobby Bonilla
• Joel McHale
• Adam Eaton
• Rajai Davis
• Brad Ziegler and Tyler Clippard
• Ken Kendrick
• Jeff Passan

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Mike Oz is the editor of Big League Stew on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at mikeozstew@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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