Got 'em, need 'em

As the last baseball card company standing, Topps keeps the magic alive

Originally Published: April 8, 2013
By Steve Wulf | ESPN The Magazine

This is an extended version of the story that appears in ESPN The Magazine's April 15 Photo Issue. Subscribe today!

WHERE'S THE magic?

For one thing, it's dawn and too dark to see much of anything as TOPPS photographer Gregg Forwerck sets up to shoot the Mariners for their Topps baseball cards. For another, it's unseasonably cold at the complex in Peoria, Ariz., and the players are more concerned with staying warm than with looking cool before they actually ...

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