15 Curious Facts About Players From 1987 Topps Baseball Cards

From Mental Floss:

The backs of 1987 Topps baseball cards contained a fun feature: amazing facts about the players! Or in many cases, declarative statements regarding their hobbies (“Candy Maldonado finds traveling an enjoyable experience.”) You learned where players went to high school, what other sports they like, and the names of their children. But some cards shared more. Here are some of the more insightful, curious, or downright crazy things we learned about the professional baseball players of 1987:

1. HOWARD JOHNSON, NEW YORK METS

 

2. MOOSE HAAS, OAKLAND A’S

 

3. OZZIE SMITH, ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

 

4. SID FERNANDEZ, NEW YORK METS

 

5. JIM TRABER, BALTIMORE ORIOLES

 

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