Sunday, November 30, 2014

Kevin Witt

I met him during the Toronto Blue Jays Florida Instructional League at Englebert Complex in Dunedin, Florida in 1994.

Kevin signed a 1994 Topps Traded card #54T.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/wittke01.shtml

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Mike Heath

I met him at Englebert Complex in Dunedin, Florida in 1994, while he was a Toronto Blue Jays instructor during the Florida Instructional League.

Mike signed a 1990 Upper Deck card #306.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/heathmi02.shtml

Friday, November 28, 2014

Julio Franco

I met him at Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field in Dunedin, Florida, when the Texas Rangers came to play the Toronto Blue Jays in a spring training game.

Julio signed an 8x10 photo.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/francju01.shtml

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Dennis Slininger

I met him at a Florida Instructional League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the St. Louis Cardinals came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Dennis signed a 1994 Classic Best Gold card #26.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=slinin001den

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Greg Booker

I met him at a Florida Instructional League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Cleveland Indians, whom he was coaching, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Greg signed a 1988 Topps card #727.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/bookegr01.shtml

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Dave Mlicki

I met him at a Florida Instructional League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Cleveland Indians came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Dave signed a 1993 Classic Best Gold card #6.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/mlickda01.shtml

Monday, November 24, 2014

George Culver


I met him at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, while he was a Philadelphia Phillies instructor during the Florida Instructional League.

George signed a 1973 Topps card #242.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/culvege01.shtml

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Don Blasingame

I met him at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, while he was a Philadelphia Phillies instructor during the Florida Instructional League.
I had met his son, Kent, earlier in the year. This was the first time that I got a father and son's players signatures.

Don signed a 1965 Topps card #21.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/blasido01.shtml

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Mitch Meluskey

I met him at a Florida Instructional League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Cleveland Indians came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Mitch signed a 1993 Classic Best card #220.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/melusmi01.shtml

Friday, November 21, 2014

Sal E. Graziano

I met him after an ECW show at the Coliseum in St. Petersburg, Florida on January 27, 2000.

Sal signed a page out of an issue of World of Wrestling magazine.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Pat Bryant

I met him at a Florida Instructional League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Cleveland Indians came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Pat signed a 1991 Classic Best card #57.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=bryant001pat

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Michael Matthews

I met him at a Florida Instructional League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Cleveland Indians came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Michael signed a 1992 Classic Best Draft Pick card #27, which incorrectly spells his last name.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/matthmi01.shtml

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Fred McNair

I met him during the Philadelphia Phillies Florida Instructional League at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994.

Fred signed a 1993 Fleer Excel card #228.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=mcnair001fre

Monday, November 17, 2014

Scott Rolen

I met him during the Philadelphia Phillies Florida Instructional League at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994.

Scott signed a 1994 Classic Best Gold card #120.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/rolensc01.shtml

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Tom Evans

I met him during the Toronto Blue Jays Florida Instructional League at Englebert Complex in Dunedin, Florida in 1994.

Tom signed a 1992 Classic Draft Picks card #108.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/e/evansto01.shtml

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Hector Torres

I met him at Englebert Complex in Dunedin, Florida in 1994, while he was a Toronto Blue Jays instructor during the Florida Instructional League.

Hector signed a 1992 Fleer Pro Cards card #2014.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/t/torrehe01.shtml

Friday, November 14, 2014

Sandy Alomar, Jr.

I met him at Dunedin Stadium at Grant Field in Dunedin, Florida, when the Cleveland Indians came to play the Toronto Blue Jays in a spring training game.

I had met his brother, Roberto, in 1992.

Sandy signed the back of the November 1990 issue of Beckett Baseball Card Monthly.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/alomasa02.shtml

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Robert Eenhoorn

I never actually met him. My neighbor was a Pinellas County Sheriff's Officer, who also taught self defense classes. He knew I was an autograph collector and told me that he was teaching Robert. So, he offered to get me his signature.

Robert signed a 1992 Upper Deck Minor League card #326.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/e/eenhoro01.shtml

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Jeff Ware

I met him during the Toronto Blue Jays Florida Instructional League at Englebert Complex in Dunedin, Florida in 1994.

Jeff signed a 1992 Upper Deck Minor League card #323.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/wareje01.shtml

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Steve Cerio

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the St. Petersburg Cardinals came to play the Clearwater Phillies.
This ended up being the final autograph I got during the 1994 season.

Steve signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #2597.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=cerio-001ste

Monday, November 10, 2014

Jeff Matranga

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the St. Petersburg Cardinals came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Jeff signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #2584.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=matran001jef

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Juan Ballara

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the St. Petersburg Cardinals came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Juan signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #2587.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=ballar001jua

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Larry Meza

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the St. Petersburg Cardinals came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Larry signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #2594.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=meza--001lor

Friday, November 7, 2014

Flavor Flav

On June 6, 2013, The Kings of the Mic Tour (LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, and De La Soul) performed at The Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg, Florida.
I met Flavor Flav after the concert.

Flavor Flav signed the front cover of Public Enemy's It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back CD.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Wander Pimentel

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the St. Petersburg Cardinals came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Wander signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #2596.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=piment001wan

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Jeff Murphy

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the St. Petersburg Cardinals came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Jeff signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #2588.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=murphy002jef

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Billy Thompson

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Lakeland Tigers came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Billy signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #3040.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=thomps004wil

Monday, November 3, 2014

Kevin Lidle

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Lakeland Tigers came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Kevin signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #3038.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=lidle-001kev

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Matt Evans

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Lakeland Tigers came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Matt signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #3043.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=evans-001mat

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Carlos Burguillos

I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1994, when the Lakeland Tigers came to play the Clearwater Phillies.

Carlos signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards card #3049.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=burgui001car