Tag Archives: autographs

Only Nolan

Three-and-a-half years ago, I posted the above photo with just three of the signatures collected. I’ve since gotten two more — the last 14 months ago — but hadn’t updated my progress. A few days ago, I got a comment with a very nice offer — Duffy Dyer’s daughter offered to help me add her

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Halfway point on a 1969 Mets photo

1969 Mets reunion 2.0 Nearly one year ago (Jan. 30, to be exact), I got the first autograph on this photo. This weekend, I added two more to reach the halfway point. First, on Saturday, I drove up to White Plains for a show to get Jerry Koosman’s signature. It was iffy, though — the

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Cape Cod baseball memories

Starting 30 years ago, my family joined others — those of my mom’s four best college friends — for a Memorial Day weekend getaway in Hyannisport, Mass., that quickly became an annual tradition. As a result, all through high school and college, I never knew what it was like to be home for Memorial Day

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Rediscovered: Taylor Buchholz as a BlueClaw

Just came across this in a folder of BlueClaws papers I have. It’s a 2002 schedule card (brochure size — it measures roughly 3 inches across by 8 inches down) signed by Taylor Buchholz. Buchholz was Lakewood’s opening day starter in the BlueClaws’ inaugural season, throwing the first pitch in franchise history in Kannapolis, N.C.

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Yogi’s the first

1969 Mets reunion I’ve met Yogi Berra a couple of times but never had a chance to get his autograph. I remedied that today at a show in Secaucus, immersing myself in a sea of Yankee fans to do so. But rather than go with a black-and-white 8×10 photo in the true Yankee Stadium or

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