“Way back.”

That’s a 1969 baseball card of Tony Oliva, from back when I was eight years old. I still treasure mine. Along with Mickey Mantle, and Nolan Ryan, and Hank Aaron, everybody else from that Topps set, all 660 cards.

I enjoyed this one-minute clip, where Tony Oliva — an 8-time All-Star with the Twins — plays a spirited game of wii baseball with his grandson. Tony hit 220 home runs in his career. Apparently it still gives him a thrill.

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Hat tip to Aaron Gleeman for finding the clip.

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