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An artist created these awesome 'Straight Outta Cooperstown' rap-inspired baseball cards

You might not always agree with Drake's lyrics, but you have to give him props for knocking it out the park with this bar:

"I swear sports and music are so synonymous, 'cause we want to be them, and they want to be us."

It seems as though every season some athlete drops a song trying to showcase lyrical skills (note: they usually fail) -- with Damian Lillard the most recent example -- while musicians regularly try to show off their athletic prowess, with some favorable results and many, many not so favorable outcomes (hello, 50) .

One hip hop enthusiast and illustrator took that sports-music mashup a step further by creating baseball cards for several of rap's most prominent spitters.

Check out some of our favorites below:

Click here for more cards from the deck, including Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar and others: