Sunday, April 17, 2016
Napoleon Calzado, 2002 Topps Heritage #347
-Napoleon Calzado's first name is misspelled. I guess somebody at Topps doesn't know their French history.
-The card back lists his date of birth as February 9, 1980. According to Baseball Reference, he was actually born on that date in 1977. I assume that he was one of several Dominican players who was later found to have falsified his age so that he would be more desirable as an amateur free agent.
-The photo filter Topps used to give this card a "retro" feel has turned Napoleon into some sort of demented-looking Muppet.