History of Joakim Soria: 1971 Topps   4 comments

History Of Joakim Soria 1971 Topps custom card1971 Topps is an amazing set. I have consistently called it my favorite set design of all time. That still holds up today. It was really the first year Topps used action shots on their cards and they had some great action shots too. This particular card is from the very first set I ever did as custom cards. I did a set that year and didn’t do anything with it. I never had a site to post it on so it just got buried on my hard drive. I should post some of the cards from this set because many of the players are long, long gone. I can’t remember the exact time frame but I believe it was right around the time the Royals traded Mark Teahan which would put it at the end of the 2009 season I think. It would be roughly a year and a half before I would dig the set out and I haven’t changed a thing on them since I made them. I recently added the signature on top of Soria’s card to be true to the original design but the picture and design was done a couple years ago. This Soria is likely one of the first 5 cards I ever made.

4 responses to “History of Joakim Soria: 1971 Topps

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  1. What font type did you use for the team name? I can’t find it!

  2. Cool, I may have to go back and fix my old ’71s, thanks!!!

  3. Wow, what a difference, this one was re-done using Eurostyle Bold like you said you, nailed it!

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