Monday, February 2, 2015

Gem Mint Monday For February 2, 2015 is Scott Erickson

To get your week off to a good start here is our Gem Mint Monday card of the day.

Today happens to be Scott's birthday. He turns 47 today. This Southern California native became an All-Star pitcher and World Series champ with the Minnesota Twins in 1991. He also co-lead the league in wins that year. On April 27, 1994 he pitched a no hitter against the Milwaukee Brewers, recording 5 strikeouts and was just 4 walks shy of a perfect game. 

Erickson went on to pitch for the Orioles from 1995 to 2002 and shuffled between the Mets, Rangers, Dodgers, and Yankees before hanging up his cleats.

Currently Erickson is a Movie Producer with a production company called "HomeTeam Productions." His company produced the movie "A Plumm Summer"  He has also developed an app that provides professional coaching called Major League Mechanics.

So let's talk a little about this card.
The earliest card for Erickson is from this year 1990. It's one of only 5 types of minor league cards produced with Erickson. The only other team he played for prior to Orlando was Visalia, making his MLB debut with the Twins on June 25, 1990.

His official rookie card is the 1990 Topps Traded #29T. That is readily available.

The card pictured above, in it's PSA 10 Gem Mint condition is rather rare.  Here's the current PSA population report as of today.
This card is has a population of 1. Yep, the only Gem Mint 10 out there. And it's available as of right now.

Want to grab this card while it is still available? Click on this link to get it. It's a buy it now so you can pick it up without delay.

Make sure you check back for our next Gem Mint Monday.

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