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For months, amid the worst pandemic in a century, President Donald Trump insisted all was well between him and the nation's top infectious disease specialist. © JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images US President Donald Trump listens as National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director, Dr. Anthony Fauci, speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, at the White House on March 21, 2020, in Washington, DC. The pandemic is still around. The bonhomie with Dr. Anthony Fauci is not. "Dr.
This potential collector's item won't be available for long.
Topps is launching a limited edition trading card of the, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prior to Thursday's MLB season opener between the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees. Orders can be made on the , but the card will be for sale only 24 hours.
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The photo on the front shows Fauci in his Nationals jersey, cap and mask just as he releases the ball from the edge of the mound — before the pitch ended up a bit outside.
The description on the back of the card calls Fauci an "ardent Washington Nationals fan" and that his pitch "signaled the official start of the 2020 MLB season."
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A baseball card of Fauci mid-pitch from the MLB opening game is now the best selling card in the history for ToppsNow .
The cards are only available for 24 hours, but more than 51,500 of the Dr. Anthony Fauci cards have been sold.More than 51,500 cards have been sold.