For Dmitri Young, it's all in the cards

Former big leaguer selling rookie collection to raise funds for foundation

Updated: May 2, 2012, 1:10 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

There are dozens of baseball cards from Dmitri Young's career, but his rookie cards were truly one of a kind. "When I was growing up," he said, "I used to draw myself on the Donruss-rated rookie and the Topps 'future star' cards with the trophies and the cup."

Young eventually appeared for real on actual "Future Star" and "Top Prospect" cards, including this 1993 Upper Deck card when he was a prospect in the Cardinals system. He hates it so much that he refuses to autograph the card ...

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