Original Posting Date: April 10, 1994
Original Author: Ruth Sadler
In 1986, Optigraphics gave a new meaning to action photos on sports cards.
The company’s baseball card set was called Sportflics. When the cards were moved, the alternating photos made the image appear to move, too.
The idea wasn’t new. Such moving images, often caricatures, have appeared on pencil sharpeners, rings and other trinkets for years. But applying the concept to photos and baseball cards was new.
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