Looking back, trading cards were arguably a worse return on investment than Enron stock and 2008 U.S. real estate, but error cards sure are fun. Usually they are just typos, but getting the player entirely wrong is frame-worthy.
On Twitter last week, Reed Doughty mentioned he was going to catch a Nats vs Rockies game. I asked if he was going to wear his Nationals "Daughty 38" jersey, which he replied no since it was auctioned off. He also shared a gem that beyond his jersey getting messed up, he once had a football card with Shaun Alexander on it....and behold, he just tweeted a pic of it. (2008 Panini America pictured right). It's equally funny that multiple Skins fans have asked Doughty to sign it at training camp, which he was happy to do.
Here's a list of other error Redskins cards I found, including a Cam Newton Redskins one.
Sonny Jurgensen football card - 1961 Topps #95 - Vintage Football Card Gallery
Misspelled name with "Jurgenson"
Sonny Jurgensen football card - 1969 Topps #227 - Vintage Football Card Gallery
They have the Chiefs logo instead of the Redskins one.
Charley Taylor football card - 1968 Topps #192 - Vintage Football Card Gallery
Misspelled name on back with "Charlie"
2011 RISING ROOKIES CAM NEWTON RC PATCH Error Redskins | eBay
Cam Newton with the Redskins logo....that would have been nice.
Charley Taylor football card - 1971 Topps #26 - Vintage Football Card Gallery
Error: Name misspelled Charlie (on the front).
RYAN KERRIGAN WASHINGTON REDSKINS 2011 TOPPS RR ROOKIE | eBay
Ryan Kerrigan card with the Buccaneers logo.
Joe Theismann 2001 Upper Deck Legends Autograph Error #JT Washington Redskins | eBay
Joe Theismann's name spelled wrong - missing the extra "n."
Here's Terry Allen pictured as BMitch (thanks to Steven for the link)
Reed Doughty pictured as Shaun Alexander reminds me of one of my favorites movie, The Jerk, when
Steve Martin Navin Johnson learns he's not black...