Thursday, November 30, 2017

Ron Darling


I met him at the visiting team's hotel in 2015, when the New York Mets, whom he was there as SNY's play-by-play announcer, came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Ron signed a 1991 Leaf card #378.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/darliro01.shtml

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Ricky Bones


I met him at the visiting team's hotel in 2015, when the New York Mets, whom he was the bullpen coach for, came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Ricky signed a 1992 Upper Deck card #762.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/bonesri01.shtml

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Terry Collins


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2015, when the New York Mets, whom he was managing, came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Terry signed a 1991 Line Drive Pre-Rookie AAA card #49.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=collin001ter

Monday, November 27, 2017

Bruce Fields


I met him at a Minor League game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2015, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers came to play the Clearwater Threshers.
He was there as the Detroit Tigers Minor League hitting coordinator.

Bruce signed a 1989 Score Rising Stars card #43.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Javier Betancourt


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

Javier signed a 2014 Midwest League All-Star Team Set card #01.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=betanc000jav

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Jairo Labourt


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

Jairo signed a 2015 Bowman Prospects card #BP94.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/labouja01.shtml

Friday, November 24, 2017

Brad Ausmus


I met him at the visiting team's hotel in 2015, when the Detroit Tigers, whom he was managing, came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Brad signed a 1991 Classic Best card #17.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/ausmubr01.shtml

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Bruce Rondon


I met him at the visiting team's hotel in 2015 when the Detroit Tigers came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Bruce signed a 2014 Topps card #160.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/rondobr01.shtml

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Yoenis C├ęspedes


I met him at the visiting team's hotel in 2015, when the Detroit Tigers came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Yoenis signed a 2015 Topps Stadium Club card #172.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/cespeyo01.shtml

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Clay Holmes


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

Unfortunately, this game was never played due to a heavy rainstorm. This was also the Marauders final visit to Clearwater, so I hung around near the player's entrance and got autographs as they exited.

Clay signed a 2012 Bowman Chrome Prospects card #BCP77.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/holmecl01.shtml

Monday, November 20, 2017

Jin-De Jhang


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

Unfortunately, this game was never played due to a heavy rainstorm. This was also the Marauders final visit to Clearwater, so I hung around near the player's entrance and got autographs as they exited.

Jin-De signed a 2013 Bowman Chrome Prospects card #BCP211.

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

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Wyatt Mathisen


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

Unfortunately, this game was never played due to a heavy rainstorm. This was also the Marauders final visit to Clearwater, so I hung around near the player's entrance and got autographs as they exited.

Wyatt signed a 2015 Topps Pro Debut card #10.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=mathis000wya

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Jarlin Garcia


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

Jarlin signed a 2015 Bowman Chrome Prospects card #BCP148.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/garcija04.shtml

Friday, November 17, 2017

Kohl Stewart


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2015, when the Fort Myers Miracle came to play the Tampa Yankees.

Nick signed a 2015 Topps Pro Debut card #41.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=stewar000koh

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Sam Perlozzo


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2015, when the Fort Myers Miracle, whom he was there as the Minnesota Twins Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator, came to play the Tampa Yankees.

Sam signed a 1986 ProCards Tidewater Tides Team Set card.
This is an error card that was later corrected. Instead of showing the Tidewater Tides logo, it has the NY Mets logo.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/perlosa01.shtml

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Aaron Slegers


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2015, when the Fort Myers Miracle came to play the Tampa Yankees.

Aaron signed a 2015 Bowman Prospects card #BP105.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/slegeaa01.shtml

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Jim Dwyer


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2015, when the Fort Myers Miracle, whom he was the hitting coach for, came to play the Tampa Yankees.

Jim signed a 1988 Fleer card #558.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/dwyerji01.shtml

Monday, November 13, 2017

Jeff Smith


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2015, when the Fort Myers Miracle, whom he was managing, came to play the Tampa Yankees.

Jeff signed a 1997 Best Fort Myers Miracle Team Set card #28.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=smith-006jef

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Stephen Gonsalves


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2015, when the Fort Myers Miracle came to play the Tampa Yankees.

Stephen signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP49.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=gonsal001ste

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Nick Burdi


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2015, when the Fort Myers Miracle came to play the Tampa Yankees.

Nick signed a 2015 Topps Pro Debut card #181.

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

Friday, November 10, 2017

Tyler Jay


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2015, when the Fort Myers Miracle came to play the Tampa Yankees.

Tyler signed a 2015 Panini USA Stars & Stripes card #97.

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

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Jon Matthews


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.

Jon signed a 2015 Daytona Tortugas Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=matthe002jon

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Sal Romano


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.

Sal signed a 2015 Bowman Prospects card #BP49.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/romansa01.shtml

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Amir Garrett


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.

Amir signed a 2015 Daytona Tortugas Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/garream01.shtml

Monday, November 6, 2017

Evan Mitchell


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.

Evan signed a 2015 Daytona Tortugas Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=mitche002eva

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Jackson Stephens


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.

Jackson signed a 2015 Daytona Tortugas Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/stephja01.shtml

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Nolan Becker


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.

Nolan signed a 2015 Daytona Tortugas Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=becker000nol

Friday, November 3, 2017

Calten Daal


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.

Calten signed a 2015 Daytona Tortugas Team Set card.

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

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Jonathon Crawford


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.

Jonathon signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP7.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=crawfo001jon

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Joel Bender


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.

Joel signed a 2015 Daytona Tortugas Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=bender001joe