|Image from The Trading Card Database|
One of the missions of my online writing has been to remind people of the Met Stadium chapter of Twins' history.
Mele picks up from Lavagetto
A peer of mine in the Morris school, Gary Rose, reportedly traded away many of his valuable baseball cards to get a Lenny Green card, only to see Green get traded soon thereafter. A lesson in vagaries of the marketplace.
A 1962 Twins yearbook today, with its picture of "the Met" on the cover, is reportedly worth $100 to $125.
We also heard "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" (the Tokens) as a hit that year. Oh, and it was the year of "The Twist" with Chubby Checker. Also, of "Soldier Boy" (the Shirelles) and "Sherry" (the Four Seasons).