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Highly recommended for anyone who is a baseball fan, especially if you've ever collected baseball cards.
While the baseball cards are an interesting angle, make no mistake that Wilker has done of commendable job of writing an engaging, never dull, coming-of-age memoir.
Wilker uses baseball cards from his childhood as a jumping off point to tell a touching and very funny memoir about his unconventional life.
This is an all around excellent book. It should resonate with any fan of baseball.Published 2 months ago by Mark Krikorian
Chances are just about any boy (and many girls) can relate to some aspect of this hilarious coming of age memoir. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Horace Cope
I was very hopeful that this book would be a revelation. The concept sounded highly appealing and I believe the author did a superb job of coming up with a way to connect the cards... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Luke
I bought this for my dad, who's a huge baseball fan and has collected cards for years, and he seems really tickled with it, so far. I bet other fans would really enjoy it, too!Published 12 months ago by Marty Byerley
I really like how the other disclosed his personal experiences and growing up to us. I could relate to his experience with certain cards even. The Billy Ripken error card! Read morePublished 15 months ago by thaknowledgehustla
If you have ever collected baseball cards, you'll want to make this a sure read. Learn a little more about some of those players of the past.Published on April 2, 2013 by D. Stotler
Some very funny / in-depth looks at the cards; but the life story narrative seemed to stray farther from the cards as the book went onPublished on July 16, 2012 by j
Josh Wilker's CARDBOARD GODS is an entertaining, introspective and satisfying memoir about growing up. Read morePublished on July 4, 2012 by Stacy Helton
The innocence of youth , going to the store on Saturdays to buy packs of baseball cards with my hard earned allowance, tearing the packs open hoping to find Willie Mays or Hank... Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by M. A. Filippelli