For this installment of SiTB I'd like to focus on 2009 Topps Baseball #422. I wanted to do this one today because I'm in an action shot frame of mind and this card delivers.
It's got a nice shot of Hamilton preparing to throw. The entire body is in the frame and also you'll notice he's captured completely off of the ground. I can tell this because it looks to be a hint of a shadow on the ground underneath his foot.
The out of focus scoreboard in the background gives a nice depth
I also like the dude in the bullpen behind Blaylock. I thought he was wearing two wrist bands, but I think the one on his right wrist is a tattoo. All right, that's all for now. Kind of a quick post, but today is like 50+ degrees but it feels like it's in the 70's so I gotta get out of the house for a while. Thanks for reading!
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