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Barry Larkin Collection 917: 1988 O-Pee-Chee Stickers - #140 - variation 1

Barry Larkin 
Year:  1988
Brand:  O-Pee-Chee Stickers
Card number:  140 (version 1)

The 1988 O-Pee-Chee Stickers set features two different Barry Larkin cards.  Actually, to be more precise, the set features two different backsides of the card with the same sticker pairing on the card's front.  This particular version (which I'm calling version 1) happens to have Mets' great Gary Carter on the back of the card.  Barry is paired up with the White Sox's Ivan Calderon as the two stickers on the card.  

As far as I'm concerned, the '88 sticker set reminds me a lot of the 1991 Fleer set - obviously because of those bright yellow borders!  I do wish that the player's names made their way onto the front of each sticker but otherwise this is a nice enough card design (the full-sized sticker back card on the reverse is quite nice, especially with the bright blue background).  

You'll be seeing the other version of this card in the near future as (happily) I own that sticker card as well.