Bernanke’s going-away party on Thursday, fittingly, was baseball-themed. (Bernanke, an avid fan, has season tickets to Washington Nationals games near the first-base line). The party was complete with baseball cards featuring Bernanke’s visage:
The back of the card included some extra-nerdy monetary policy jokes, and a comment on Bernanke’s love of Hot Pockets:
Pretty soon he and Bud Selig will be able to commiserate.