Who the F*&K is Martin Baker?
Martin baker - the man, the myth, the legend
Out of all the possible questions we get about Trading Races, the most frequently emailed question is who the hell is Martin Baker. Now, before we begin this history lesson let us be clear that we aren't taking sides or assigning his level of blackness. We're just giving you some stats.
According to Ballotpedia, (yeah we didn't know that was a thing until we just googled Martin right now), Martin Baker was a 2014 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Missouri. He was also a candidate in the 2012 Republican primary but was defeated by Robyn Hamlin. He was defeated by Daniel Elder in the Republican primary on August 5, 2014.
Check ya man's in action to the left.
So why did he make it in the deck?
The man behind the phone.
It's pretty simple. We needed one obscure card. Someone notable but also not. Someone who, if known, would create their own chuckle within game play. So you know ya man's Martin fit the bill. Look at some of these classics. I mean can y0u blame us?