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“The Autograph Addict.”
Roe Skidmore made that one career hit as a Chicago Cub count.
Topps deemed him worthy of inclusion in the next year’s set.
Card #121, “1971 Rookie Stars CUBS,” pictures Skidmore below pitcher Jim Dunegan.
More than 40 years later, what does he see on that card?
“The 1971 Topps picture was actually taken in spring training at Scottsdale Stadium in Arizona.
To this day, I receive approximately 2 to 3 dozen cards per week from collectors to autograph. Still feels good that people remember me.”
Coming Thursday: An Illinois native playing for the Cubs!