I just saw your latest TTM autograph price list form letter. (By the way, I freelance edit. The letter is riddled with problems.)
Do you really have worries about “ensuring the authenticity” of your autograph? The price list says so. I guess last year’s rate of $7 per autograph didn’t provide enough security against autograph forgers? Does the autograph broker provide a certificate of authenticity with each signature?
Back to 1984: I wish you would include photos of what the $500 World Series baseball inscribed with “Padres MVP” looks like. This fee astounds me. I just saw on eBay a ball signed by the whole Padres team (from 1984, when you must have felt differently about autographs, for $395).
Once, I appreciated your championship bubble-blowing talents, sir. Now, I worry if you’ve simply blown it.
That’s no ordinary fan. That’s blog reader and friend Kohei Nirengi.
Yes, so many retirees read our letters.
Many are thrilled more than you’ll ever know.
And this is the tricky part. I believe Mr. McCrary wasn’t stunned by a letter from another country. He was impressed seeing that someone made a special effort to learn his story and contact him with a personal letter.
Your postmark doesn’t matter. Your sincerity and dedication do.