Saturday, July 16, 2011

The 100 Best Finds in a 30-Dollar Lot: #64

2011 Topps #317 Yonder Alonso Gold Parallel (1842/2011)

The most important thing that happened in 1842 (the serial number of this card) was the brewing of the first pils beer in the city of Plzeƈ in the modern-day Czech Republic. This is what all disgusting, inexpensive beer is now modeled after. So, the next time you're tapping a keg of Natty Light, raise a glass in honor.

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