I've got 19,482 Cubs cards from 285 different brands listed on a spreadsheet. A random number generator picked five cards, one each from the past several decades.
1900s - 1970s: 1952 Topps #324 Warren Hacker My 1952 Topps cards aren't in the best shape. Look at the creases on Hacker's hat and forehead. I'm ok with the condition. The cards are almost 70 years old after all.
1980s: 1986 Topps #406 Scott Sanderson This card does a nice job of capturing Sanderson's large windup. He really stretched things out.
1990s: 1993 Upper Deck #130 Chuck McElroy McElroy seems to have a pretty violent follow-through.2000s: 2007 Heritage #245 Ted Lilly This card would be perfect if his name was Ted Carnation, with it's pink background. But his name is Ted Lilly so the background should have been white.