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Some New York newspaper — and baseball card-related — trivia by Chris Olds

The Yankees’ Mark Teixeira is struggling this season so the New York Daily News ran with this sports cover today.

Here are two pieces of random trivia:

1. Topps liked it — so much so they sent it out.

2. I once worked for one of the Daily News’ rivals’ chains  (The New York Times) and had interest from another (The New York Post) but my path took me elsewhere (see below).

Man, just think where I’d be if I could only hit .211 …

Chris Olds is the editor of Beckett Baseball. Have a comment, question or idea? Send an e-mail to him at colds@beckett.com. Follow him on Twitter by clicking here.

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