Ball in mid air? Check. Serious look on face? Check. Red ink? Check.
Yes the card is way off-center. I like to think that means the person who obtained this auto was just a fan, not a guy trying to make a buck at the time. That's my positive spin and I'm sticking to it.
I had a tough time tracking down a reasonably priced Ripken Sr. auto that was certified. When I saw this one a few years back the quest was finally over.