Wow, unless Madison Bumgarner is EXTREMELY camera shy and threatens to eat the children of anyone who takes a photo of him…Topps has been incredibly lazy with his baseball cards. They have taken a terrible photo from their 2006 Aflac series and re-used it not once or twice but three times!
How hard is it to get your amazing photographer to take a few shots of Madison in whatever league he is in right now? Who knows, maybe he’ll pull off something as great as this shot, but only if you’re lucky and if you get him some more P.R work with ESPN and/or Sports Illustrated.
Now, with the amount of parallels in Bowman (and every other release), there has to be 30+ versions of the 4 cards below. Listen, if you need to hire a photographer, give me a call. I work for cheap and besides, with the kind of spin Ben Henry puts on your e-Topps and Toppstown disasters, I might even get to fly First Class!
Look Topps, even David of Fielder’s Choice can get a recent picture with Madison. Why can’t you?