Topps Can’t Get it Right

Given his early successes so far this season, it's probably a pretty safe bet that Hyun-jin Ryu's rookie card will be a hot ticket item.

Well, Topps recently released their first card of the Los Angeles Dodgers hurler, but there's one issue…dude never played in Japan.

(image courtesy of @mykbo)

It's an easy mistake to make, right?  I mean, just look at all those silly names.  Incheon, Beijing, Hanwha…Canada!  How can one keep track of where Ryu pitched?!?

Big deal or no?

Shawn Anderson

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