I was immediately drawn to this card because I remembered the hype surrounding the 1st overall pick in the 1991 Major League Baseball Draft and his subsequent downfall. Taylor is one of just two players taken number one overall to never make it to the big leagues.
I bought the card for $7.20. It was marked at $8, but everything in that case was 10% off. I don't know how much this card would have been selling for back in 1992, but I would imagine it would have been several times what I paid for it.
As I started this post I scanned the card and then put it in a magnetic but noticed that it was a little smaller than a typical card. It had previously been in a top loader so I didn't realize it was a tad bit smaller.
So I went to the internet to see if this was typical of these cards. I didn't find anything about the size of the cards, but I did find a couple of other things that are disturbing.
First off, the Brien Taylor autographs are hand numbered out of 3,100 and you can see that my card is numbered out of 3,000. What the...?
Next up was the difference in the signature on the card I bought and the other signatures I see for Taylor online. They look nothing alike.
Here are the two cards next to each other so you can take a better look.