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Bob is a longtime member of the Florida sports media, having served as a reporter and copy editor for more than 30 years. His true sports passion, however, is the history of the various games, exhibited by his in-depth book reviews and hobby of collecting cards and other sports memorabilia. He blogs for on both subjects, transferring his work for the Tampa Tribune to the realm of cyberspace.

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Gausman is Bowman’s No. 3 redemption card

Posted May 23, 2013 by Bob D'Angelo

Updated May 23, 2013 at 10:38 AM

Topps announced its third redemption for its 2013 Bowman baseball product Thursday, and card No. 3 will be Baltimore Orioles rookie pitcher Kevin Gausman.

Gausman, 22, will make his Big League debut today when the Orioles face the Blue Jays.  The 6-foot-3, 195-pounder from Colorado starred at LSU.He was 2-4 at the Orioles’  Double-A affiliate in Bowie, Md. In eight starts, he has struck out 49 batters while allowing just five walks. His ERA is 3.11

The card will have an on-card signature.

Redemption No. 1 was an autograph rookie card of Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, while No. 2 was Texas Rangers rookie shortstop Jurickson Profar. There will be two more redemptions announced by Topps.

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