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Von Hayes 1990 Upper Deck

Sep 20, 2006, 12:07 PM EDT

A new feature here at The 700 Level: card of the week.  Who better to start us off than Von Hayes.

Von Hayes, the infamous “5 for 1″ and the namesake of many a fantasy baseball team in the greater Philadelphia region.

From Baseball Reference:

Lanky, phlegmatic Von Hayes came up with the Cleveland Indians, a sleeper as a seventh-round pick in the 1979 amateur draft
but an OBP machine in minor-league ball. The Phillies liked Hayes
enough to trade five players for him in the winter of 1982-83 (Manny Trillo, Julio Franco, George Vukovich, Jay Baller, and Jerry Willard). This exuberance unfortunately tagged Hayes with the nickname “Five-for-One,” and he played undistinguished baseball for the 1983 NL champion Phillies.

The photo on the back of the card is priceless, after the jump.