New baseball cards! Feel the warmth!

It's a sure sign the season is getting closer when Topps releases the new set

Originally Published: January 30, 2014
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

I went to bed Tuesday night to the sound of rain pounding on the rooftop and woke up Wednesday morning to yet more rain. It was a dark, ugly, wet and chilly winter day. Or at least it was until I opened the single greatest cause of global warming outside a century of carbon emissions.

A pack of Topps baseball cards from the newly released 2014 set.

Mike Trout is on the Series One wrapper, an image that stirs more warmth and pleasant anticipation than a Hawaiian travel brochure with ...

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