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Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove

The Human Rain Delay

Regular price $44.95 Unit price  per 

Hand-painted collectible baseball card

Mike Hargrove... famously nicknamed "The Human Rain Delay" for his annoying routine at the plate. Hargrove stepped out of the batter's box after each pitch and re-started his routine: adjusting his helmet... then his batting glove... then pulling his sleeves up, and finally wiping each hand on his pants.

About my collector cards

After purchasing some old wax packs to study the size and texture of gum sticks, I developed my own paint techniques in order to replicate it. Now, I hand-paint bubble gum directly onto vintage baseball cards to create small collectibles.

Here's what you'll receive with this order

  • My original hand-painted gum onto a baseball card.
  • Each collector card is paint-marked with it's edition number.
  • These art cards are protected inside an Ultra Pro One Touch magnetic card holder... customized with my matching Rosen signature label.
  • I do not sign these cards by request. However, your package will include bonus items, personally autographed by me.

Card Checklist

You may reference my growing checklist of collector-owned cards.

Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove
Baseball card art by Matthew Lee Rosen (aka Matthew Rosen) - Gum Stick Collector Cards - Mike Hargrove