Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Random Wax: 1991-1992 SkyBox Basketball

 1991-1992 SkyBox:  SkyBox is always fun.  This pack may not have had the star power you hope for but it was still enjoyable.  Brad Daugherty is a five-time all-star but his career was cut short after only eight seasons due to injury.  He had really good hands for a big man and is now a co-owner of NASCAR team as well as a television analyst in the sport.  He average 19 points per game and 9.5 rebounds per game for his career.
I was a big fan of Kelly Tripucka.  Mostly a score first small forward he averaged 20+ points a game in five seasons.  And always had great hair which this photo doesn't help show off.
The backs are a big part of these with plenty of non-traditional shots.  They only went with the player's first name which is a bit different.
Dying of cancer in 2009 Wayman Tisdale was a jazz bass player after his playing days were over.  RIP. A fun pack of cards.  I like the design and all the memories.

BREAKDOWN:
15 – Total Cards
1 – All-Rookie



8 comments:

  1. One of the most fun card designs ever!

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    1. It is fun. The SkyBox designs are a favorite of mine. Just fun.

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  2. Some more basketball cards from my favorite era of that sport. As a Cavaliers fan, Daugherty was a favorite player in my younger years.

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    1. Has to be right. He was so good. Always enjoyed watching him play.

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  3. Brad Daugherty was an absolute stud. It's too bad that a lot of people seem to have already forgotten that.

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    1. You're right - so many have forgotten. He was a huge part of those good Cleveland teams that couldn't get past the Bulls...like every other team. Too bad injuries cut his career so short.

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  4. I loved '91-92 Skybox set as a kid. I've been building a few early '90s NBA sets lately but if I decided to start one more if will be this one.

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    1. It's a great place to start. Fun design and great memories.

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