Tag Archives: Tom Seaver

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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Jim Qualls vs. Tom Seaver

Part of my 2011 Christmas haul I finally watched the recent episode of Studio 42 with Bob Costas in which he sat down with Tom Seaver up in Cooperstown to talk about Tom Terrific’s career. There was some great stuff in there, particularly Seaver’s opinion of the use of today’s pitchers. But he also talked

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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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