Here's another nugget from the junk wax pile. Like the rest of the world, Fleer ditched the traditional wax pack wrappers for the 1992 and upgraded the quality of their cards as well. Oddly enough, I had a really hard time finding these packs back in the day and did not have many. I was also not really inspired by the design and didn't make much of an effort to collect it. Like Donruss and Score at the time, Fleer also rolled out an extremely impossible-to-pull autograph promotion, featuring Deputy Dirtbag Roger Clemens.
237 - Don Mattingly (Great start to the pack with one of my all-time non-Cardinal faves. I don't think many in baseball envy the situation he's in with the Dodgers right now, but it's far too early to write anyone off at this point in the season.)
20 of 24 - Cal Ripken All-Stars (I don't think I ever pulled any of these inserts before. You can't go wrong with Cal.)
260 - Brook Jacoby (I had no idea Jacoby played for anyone other than Cleveland. Plus, I guess he came up with the Braves.)
545 - Steve Searcy (I miss the '80s 'P' logo scheme that the Phillies had because it reminds me of the Portland Beavers' run as their affiliates. Searcy looks like he's apologizing for the pitch he's about to throw.)
247 - Bernie Williams (Love those crazy glasses! Bernie was a hipster long before hipsters were... whatever they are.)
418 - Jeff Reed (I'm not sure Reed knows what he's supposed to do with the bat in this crazy game that he's playing.)
702 - The Ignitors Super Star Specials (Super Star Specials are probably my favorite thing about classic Fleer cards, although the photos are usually pretty goofy.)
Those Black All-Star cards are sharp.
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