Braves Card of the Day: 2006 Topps Mike Hampton #369

In a stunning example of John Schuerholz’s expertise, he traded for Hampton from the Marlins, and agreed to take on 48.5 million of what was owed Hampton for the last six years of his contract. Hampton would make an amazing 89 starts for the Braves over his six years and he totally won’t be remembered as an often injured, overrated starter who was gifted one of the all-time bad contracts by the Rockies, who somehow got the Marlins and the Braves to take him off their hands.