When asked how kids could improve thier game, Doug Rader had this bit of advice: "They should eat their baseball cards because there's a lot of information on the back of them, like pitching and batting hints."
Hmmmm...tasty! I wonder how they go with milk?
I was too young to see Rader play with Houston, so I had to do a little research on the guy. It seems he was a bit of a prankster. I've read tales of him burning base balls the dugout to keep warm, taking his clothes off to ward off unwanted visitors, and other crazy things. Sounds like the guy was quite a character during his playing days.
Any way, here's the other card I sent off to Doug:
7 years ago