Sunday, December 5, 2021

Justin Ruggiano


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018. He was there to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the 2008 American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays team.

Justin signed a 2014 Topps card #271.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/ruggiju01.shtml

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Xavier Cedeno


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, when the Chicago White Sox came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Xavier signed a 2014 Syracuse Chiefs Team Set card #07.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/cedenxa01.shtml

Friday, December 3, 2021

Nick Capra


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, when the Chicago White Sox, whom he was the third base coach for, came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Nick signed a 1991 Line Drive AAA Pre-Rookie card #307.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/caprani01.shtml

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Scott Dohmann


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018. He was there to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the 2008 American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays team.

Scott signed a 2008 Upper Deck card #83.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/dohmasc01.shtml

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Steven Sensley


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Tampa Tarpons came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Steven signed a 2017 Pulaski Yankees Team Set card #28.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=sensle000ste

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Braden Bristo


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Tampa Tarpons came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Braden signed a 2016 Pulaski Yankees Team Set card #04.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=bristo000bra

Monday, November 29, 2021

Christian Morris


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Tampa Tarpons came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Christian signed a 2017 Charleston RiverDogs Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=morris002chr

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Dalton Lehnen


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Tampa Tarpons came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Dalton signed a 2017 Pulaski Yankees Team Set card #18.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=lehnen000dal

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Zach Steinberger


I met him at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, when Indy Eleven came to play the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Zach signed a 2015 Topps APEX Major League Soccer gold parallel card #105 (38/50).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zach_Steinberger

Friday, November 26, 2021

Matt Watson


I met him at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, when Indy Eleven came to play the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Matt signed a 2015 Topps Major League Soccer card #30.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Watson_(footballer,_born_1985)

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Tucker Davidson


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Florida Fire Frogs came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Tucker signed a 2017 Rome Braves Team Set card #08.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/davidtu01.shtml

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Riley Delgado


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Florida Fire Frogs came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Riley signed a 2017 Danville Braves Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=delgad000ril

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Alberti Chavez


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Alberti signed a 2016 Billings Mustangs Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=chavez003alb

Monday, November 22, 2021

Stuart Fairchild


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Stuart signed a 2017 Bowman Draft card #BD-4.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/faircst01.shtml

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Jeremy Kivel


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Jeremy signed a 2016 Dayton Dragons Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=kivel-000jer

Saturday, November 20, 2021

John Sansone


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

John signed a 2016 Billings Mustangs Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=sanson002joh

Friday, November 19, 2021

Randy Ventura


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Daytona Tortugas came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Randy signed a 2017 Rome Braves Team Set card #23.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=ventur000ran

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Delino DeShields


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Daytona Tortugas, whom he was there with as the Cincinnati Reds roving bunting/baserunning instructor, came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Delino signed a 1991 Topps card #432.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/deshide01.shtml

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Young M.C.


On July 7, 2018, Young M.C. performed at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida as part of the Clearwater Threshers Summer Concert Series.


Young M.C. signed his Stone Cold Rhymin' CD.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Rob Base


On July 7, 2018, Rob Base performed at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida as part of the Clearwater Threshers Summer Concert Series.


Rob signed his Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock It Takes Two CD.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Reinaldo Ruiz


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Charlotte Stone Crabs, whom he was managing, came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Reinaldo signed a 2014 Princeton Rays Team Set card.

When he was finished signing, he then offered me the lineup card from that game.


https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=ruiz--001rei

Sunday, November 14, 2021

J.D. Busfield


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Charlotte Stone Crabs came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

J.D. signed a 2016 Hudson Valley Renegades Team Set card.

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Matt Manning


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Matt signed a 2017 Bowman Draft card #BD-30.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/mannima02.shtml

Friday, November 12, 2021

Brandyn Sittinger


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Brandyn signed a 2017 Connecticut Tigers Team Set card #29.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/sittibr01.shtml

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Eudis Idrogo


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Eudis signed a 2016 West Michigan Whitecaps Team Set card #13.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=hidrog000eud

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Isaac Paredes


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2018, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Isaac signed a 2018 Bowman Prospects card #BP76.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/paredis01.shtml

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Gio Gonzalez


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, when the Washington Nationals came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Gio signed a 2017 Topps Washington Nationals Team Set card #WAS-7.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/gonzagi01.shtml

Monday, November 8, 2021

Spencer Kieboom


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, when the Washington Nationals came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Spencer signed a 2015 Topps Heritage Minor League card #169.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/k/kiebosp01.shtml

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Nilson Robledo


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, when the Washington Nationals, whom he was a bullpen catcher for, came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

This was my most sought after autograph ever. Don't believe me? Hours after I got it, I wrote a detailed story on how important getting his autograph was to me. You can read that at keystothebattersbox.blogspot.com/2018/06/my-most-sought-out-autograph-ever.html.

Nilson signed a 1993 Fleer Pro Cards FSL All-Star Team Set card #FSL-24.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=robled001nil

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Dan Metzger


I met him at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, when Penn FC came to play the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Dan signed a 2015 Topps Major League Soccer card #149.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Metzger