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Old baseball cards get ‘vandalized’

Old baseball cards get ‘vandalized’

AMERICA'S PASTIME: A fans holds a pennant and trading cards for autographs before an exhibition baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla., Friday, March 28. Photo: Associated Press/Gerald Herbert

Described on their website as “two artistically-inclined weirdos,” brothers Beau and Bryan Abbott have turned their teenage dreams of baseball stardom and years of allowances’ worth of collectible cards into one-of-a-kind art. Here are some of our favorite masterpieces:

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