Imagine piles of confetti everywhere in the White Sox clubhouse.
Wait. Those are tiny, slivered baseball cards. And bits of sliced-up envelopes.
First, the throwback jerseys came under attack.
What if a volatile hurler protests all the fan mail, too? It could happen, so hide the scissors!
At last count, the always-amazing www.sportscollectors.net success scoreboard showed 49 recorded by-mail successes from Chris Sale out of 163 tries. However, the last recorded response came in 2015.
If you hear from the pitcher this year, hope that your autograph comes back in one piece.
Selfie Sunday. Hmmm…
I see online that some in-person collectors like selfies as a way of authenticating the autograph they just landed.
1. Has anyone had luck getting your selfie autographed at a later date?
2. If you had to choose only one, would you rather ask for an autograph or a selfie?
|The Charleston River Dogs minor
league team gave the first 1,000
fans at their 7/19 game this
amazing bobblehead. Credit son
(and team president) Mike Veeck
for the creation, marking the year his
dad would be 100 years old!
Roland Hemond should write the Hall of Fame plaques. I asked him about his one-time boss, Chicago White Sox team owner Bill Veeck. I’m moved by his tribute that he was so kind to share with a fan.