Jumbo Mets baseball cards
Topps sponsors a home team starting lineup display that hangs near the main entrance to Citi Field, above the Jackie Robinson Rotunda. These over-sized baseball cards are as close as many of the team’s role players will get to being immortalized on cardboard.
Thanks to the terrible player selection in Topps Series 1 and a decision to use a different photo if the original baseball card featured a photo of the player in a road uniform or a horizontal layout, most of this year’s “cards” are unique. I can confirm that Ike Davis and Jonathon Niese‘s lineup display “cards” are just super-sized versions of their regular baseball cards, and I suspect that Dillon Gee‘s is too.
Here is a look at some of the unique ones: