Tag Archives: Nolan Ryan

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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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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Jamie Moyer HAS played a long time

I was reading this piece on Jamie Moyer over at Seamheads and was struck by a remarkable occurrence, prompted by a tidbit I hadn’t remembered: Moyer was one of the players who went with Rafael Palmeiro to the Rangers in the deal that brought Mitch Williams to Chicago. Palmeiro, like Moyer, came up in 1986,

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All my jerseys in Jersey

Fanboy There’s an interesting discussion over at Mets Police about personalized jerseys. I find it interesting because I have not come across such a large group of people who are in the “Your Name Here” group. I have been drawn to sports uniforms since I was a kid, and I think the desire to own

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