Thursday, August 31, 2017

Dominic Smith


I met him at a Minor League game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Florida in 2015, when the St. Lucie Mets came to play the Dunedin Blue Jays.

Dominic signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP1.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/smithdo02.shtml

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Joel Fuentes


I met him at a Minor League game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Florida in 2015, when the St. Lucie Mets, whom he was the hitting coach for, came to play the Dunedin Blue Jays.

Joel signed a 2010 Brooklyn Cyclones Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=fuente001joe

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Michael Conforto


I met him at a Minor League game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Florida in 2015, when the St. Lucie Mets came to play the Dunedin Blue Jays.

Michael signed a 2014 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #DP7.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/confomi01.shtml

Monday, August 28, 2017

Oliver Marmol


I met him at a Minor League game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida in 2015, when the Palm Beach Cardinals, whom he was managing, came to play the Bradenton Marauders.

Oliver signed a 2007 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP17.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=marmol001oli

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Rob Kaminsky


I met him at a Minor League game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida in 2015, when the Palm Beach Cardinals came to play the Bradenton Marauders.

Rob signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP57.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=kamins000rob

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Luke Weaver


I met him at a Minor League game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida in 2015, when the Palm Beach Cardinals came to play the Bradenton Marauders.

Luke signed a 2014 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #DP23.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/weavelu01.shtml

Friday, August 25, 2017

Michael Ryan


I met him at a Minor League Bradenton Marauders game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida in 2015 when he was managing the Bradenton Marauders.
This was my first time ever visiting this stadium. Upon entry, it instantly became one of my favorites.
Marauders game ticket. Can't beat that price, $1.00 box seats.
Outside of the stadium.
Ramp to the seating area.
View from left center.
View from the last row behind home plate.

Michael signed a 2005 Topps Total card #314.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

JaCoby Jones


I met him at a Minor League Bradenton Marauders game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida in 2015.
This was my first time ever visiting this stadium. Upon entry, it instantly became one of my favorites.
Marauders game ticket. Can't beat that price, $1.00 box seats.
Outside of the stadium.
Ramp to the seating area.
View from left center.
View from the last row behind home plate.

JaCoby signed a 2014 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #TP-50.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Austin Meadows


I met him at a Minor League Bradenton Marauders game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida in 2015.
This was my first time ever visiting this stadium. Upon entry, it instantly became one of my favorites.
Marauders game ticket. Can't beat that price, $1.00 box seats.
Outside of the stadium.
Ramp to the seating area.
View from left center.
View from the last row behind home plate.

Austin signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP5.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Justin Maffei


I met him at a Minor League Bradenton Marauders game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida in 2015.
This was my first time ever visiting this stadium. Upon entry, it instantly became one of my favorites.
Marauders game ticket. Can't beat that price, $1.00 box seats.
Outside of the stadium.
Ramp to the seating area.
View from left center.
View from the last row behind home plate.

Justin signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP120.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Nick Howard


I met him at a Minor League game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Nick signed a 2014 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #DP15.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=howard000nic

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Alex Blandino


I met him at a Minor League game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Alex signed a 2014 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #DP25.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=blandi000ale

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Phil Ervin


I met him at a Minor League game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Phil signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP66.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/e/ervinph01.shtml

Friday, August 18, 2017

Andrew Knapp


I met him at a Minor League Clearwater Threshers game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

Andrew signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP17.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/k/knappan01.shtml

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Colin Kleven


I met him at a Minor League Clearwater Threshers game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

Colin signed a 2014 Clearwater Threshers team set card #16.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=kleven001col

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Will Morris


I met him at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex, the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

Will signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP114.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Michael Johns


I met him at a Minor League game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015, when the Charlotte Stone Crabs, whom he was managing, came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Michael signed a 2010 Princeton Rays Team Set card.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Steve "Doc" Watson


I met him at a Minor League game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015, when the Charlotte Stone Crabs, whom he was the pitching coach for, came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Steve signed a 2014 Charlotte Stone Crabs team set card #28.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Kean Wong


I met him at a Minor League game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015, when the Charlotte Stone Crabs came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Kean signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDP51.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=wong--000kea

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Wei-Chung Wang


I met him at a Minor League game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015, when the Brevard County Manatees came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Wei-Chung signed a 2014 Donruss card #246.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/wangwe01.shtml

Friday, August 11, 2017

Brian Sweeney


I met him at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex, the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

Brian signed a 2006 Upper Deck card #769.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Jan Hernandez


I met him at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex, the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

Jan signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP44.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Rafael De Lima


I met him at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex, the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

Rafael signed a 1991 Line Drive Pre-Rookie AA card #478.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Eddie Dennis


I met him at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex, the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

Eddie signed a 2014 Williamsport Crosscutters Team Set card #37.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Mark Leiter, Jr.


I met him at a Minor League Clearwater Threshers game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

I had met his uncle, Al Leiter, 21 years earlier.

Mark signed a 2014 Clearwater Threshers Team Set card #39.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/leitema02.shtml

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Angelo Mora


I met him at a Minor League Clearwater Threshers game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015.

Angelo signed a 2014 Clearwater Threshers Team Set card #3.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=mora--000ang

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Nick Travieso


I met him at a Minor League game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Florida in 2015, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Dunedin Blue Jays.

Nick signed a 2014 Bowman Platinum Prospects card #BPP99.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=travie000nic

Friday, August 4, 2017

Tony Fossas


I met him at a Minor League game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Florida in 2015, when the Daytona Tortugas, whom he was the pitching coach for, came to play the Dunedin Blue Jays.

Tony signed a 1992 Upper Deck card #503.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/fossato01.shtml

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Kevin Mahar


I met him at a Minor League game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Florida in 2015, when the Daytona Tortugas, whom he was the hitting coach for, came to play the Dunedin Blue Jays.

Kevin signed a 2007 Topps Rookies 1952 Edition card #129.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/maharke01.shtml

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Sandy Alomar


I met him at a Minor League Dunedin Blue Jays game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, Florida in 2015.

I had met his sons, Roberto and Sandy Jr. in the early 1990s.

Sandy signed a 1979 Topps card #144.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/alomasa01.shtml