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Doug Camilli - The top worst players in Topps 1965 part 2

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It is actually hard to find really bad players, but searching though my Topps 1965 set, I did find Doug. 
Doug Camilli had a career WAR of -0.9. He had 5 seasons where his batting average was well belong .200.  His 1962 year was his best year with 16 runs, 22 RBI, and .284 batting average.  The rest of his batting career was a huge struggle.
1961 .133
1963 .162
1964 .172
1965 .192 1966 .206
1967 .183

Bob Meyers - The top worst players in Topps 1965 part 1

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I'm baseball card collection is now on hold.  I have packed up my over 50 thousand cards while I prepare to move to my new home.  But while building and sorting my Topps 1965 collection, I stumbled on this card of Bob Meyer of the Kansas City Athletics.  Not 100% sure, but he may be the worst player in the set.  This is his MLB rookie card. The cartoon on the back say "Bob led the Eastern League in Bases on Balls in 1961".  That is nothing to brag about.  Is this the best fact Topps could find on Bob?  Well I found worse. In his first year, Bob played for three different teams. Bob only played in the MLB for a total of 3 years for a total of 5 different teams in three years.Before 1960 Season: Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent.Start of the 1964 season he pitched in 7 games with the Yankees.June 12, 1964: Purchased by the Los Angeles Angels from the New York Yankees.He pitched in 6 games with the Angels.July 29, 1964: Purchased by the Kansas City At…

Binders that I have put together

Here is a list of baseball card binders that I have put together, or in the act of putting together.
1965 Topps               1 binder
1967 Topps               1 binder
1970 Topps               1 binder
1975 Topps               1 binder
1977 Topps               1 binder
1978 Topps               1 binder
1979 Topps               1 binder
1981 Fleer               1 binder
1982 Topps               1 binder
1983 Topps               1 binder
1984 Topps               1 binder
1985 Topps               1 binder
1985 Donruss             1 binder
1986 Topps               1 binder
1986 Fleer               1 binder
1986 Donruss             1 binder
1987 Topps               1 binder
1987 Donruss             1 binder
1988 Topps               1 binder [in progress]
1988 Fleer               1 binder
1988 Donruss             1 binder
1988 Score               1 binder
1989 Standard Topps      6 binders [all 6 completed]
1989 Standard Fleer      2 binders [in progress almost complete]
1989 Donruss      …

New FVWM..... FVWM 3 is released!!

vwm3-1.0.0 releasedRepository: fvwmorg/fvwm3 · Tag: 1.0.0 · Commit: 5c920c3 · Released by: ThomasAdamThis is the first public release of Fvwm3.Migration from Fvwm2 -> Fvwm3Every effort has been taken to ensure backwards compatability with Fvwm2 as much as possible. Although the configuration syntax remains the same, there some breaking changes with this first release of Fvwm3. Details are below...Incompatible ChangesThe following are changes or features in this release of Fvwm3 which are known not to work or are incomplete in some way. In each case, more information can be found by looking at Fvwm3's issue list.EdgeScroll -- can behave strangely if using more than one monitorPanFrames -- can sometimes be placed inconsistently around monitor borders, meaning switching desks/pages with >1 monitor can sometimes misbehave;FvwmPager -- moving windows within the pager can sometimes make them appear in a different location to where they should be.Core dependencies required to build…