Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Andrew Graham


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers, whom he was managing, came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Andrew signed a 2016 West Michigan Whitecaps Team Set card #27.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=graham002and

Monday, December 30, 2019

Mark Johnson


I met him at a Minor League game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers, whom he was the pitching coach for, came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Mark signed a 2016 West Michigan Whitecaps Team Set card #29.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/j/johnsma05.shtml

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Donnie Murphy


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Toronto Blue Jays, whom he was a hitting coach for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Donnie signed a 2014 Topps card #354.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/murphdo01.shtml

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Bo Bichette


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Toronto Blue Jays came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

I had met his father, Dante, and brother, Dante Jr. two years earlier.

Bo signed a 2016 Bowman Draft card #BD-74.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/bichebo01.shtml

Friday, December 27, 2019

Michel Abreu


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Toronto Blue Jays, whom he was a position coach for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Michel signed a 2006 TRISTAR Prospects Plus card #62.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=abreu-001mic

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Daniel Robertson


I met him at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Tampa Bay Rays came to play the Philadelphia Phillies in a spring training game.

Daniel signed a 2015 Bowman Draft card #175.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/roberda10.shtml

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Mallex Smith


I met him at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Tampa Bay Rays came to play the Philadelphia Phillies in a spring training game.

Mallex signed a 2015 Topps Heritage Minor League card #103.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/smithma05.shtml

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Lance Parrish


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers, whom he was a manager for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Lance signed a 1990 Upper Deck card #674.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/parrila02.shtml

Monday, December 23, 2019

Francisco Contreras


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers, whom he was a hitting coach for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Francisco signed a 2016 Connecticut Tigers Team Set card #04.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=contre004fra

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Willie Blair


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers, whom he was a pitching coach for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Willie signed a 1994 Pacific Crown Collection card #189.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/blairwi01.shtml

Saturday, December 21, 2019

David Gonzalez


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

David signed a 2016 West Michigan Whitecaps Team Set card #10.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=gonzal003dav

Friday, December 20, 2019

Will Maddox


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Will signed a 2016 West Michigan Whitecaps Team Set card #17.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=maddox003wil

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Cameron Perkins


I met him at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex, the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida in 2017.

Cameron signed a 2013 Panini Prizm Perennial Draft Picks card #10.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/perkica01.shtml

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Jeff Pico


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers, whom he was a pitching coach for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Jeff signed a 1990 Score card #428.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/picoje01.shtml

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Brian Harper


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers, whom he was a hitting coach for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Brian signed a 1993 Score Select card #154.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/harpebr01.shtml

Monday, December 16, 2019

Edward Mujica


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Edward signed a 2012 Topps card #178.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/mujiced01.shtml

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Drew VerHagen


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Drew signed a 2013 Florida State League Top Prospects card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/v/verhadr01.shtml

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Mark Ecker


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Detroit Tigers came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Mark signed a 2016 Connecticut Tigers Team Set card #11.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=ecker-000mar

Friday, December 13, 2019

Jason Brown


I met him at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the New York Yankees, whom he was the bullpen catcher for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies in a spring training game.

Jason signed a 2007 Trenton Thunder Team Set card #18.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Colten Brewer


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the New York Yankees came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Colten signed a 2016 Bradenton Marauders Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/breweco01.shtml

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Evan Rutckyj


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the New York Yankees came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Evan signed a 2013 Bowman Prospects card #BP99.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=rutcky001eva

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Andrew Schwaab


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the New York Yankees came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Andrew signed a 2016 Charleston RiverDogs Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=schwaa000and

Monday, December 9, 2019

Bobby Mitchell


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the New York Yankees, whom he was a manager for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Bobby signed a 1984 Topps card #307.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/mitchbo03.shtml

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Austin Aune


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the New York Yankees came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Austin signed a 2016 Tampa Yankees Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=aune--000aus

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Gosuke Katoh


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the New York Yankees came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Gosuke signed a 2016 Charleston RiverDogs Team Set card.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=katoh-000gos

Friday, December 6, 2019

Ben Polk


I met him at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida, when Orlando City B came to play the Tampa Bay Rowdies on opening day of the 2017 United Soccer League season.

Ben signed a 2016 Topps Major League Soccer card #126.

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

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Rob Valentino


I met him at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida, when Orlando City B, whom he was the assistant coach for, came to play the Tampa Bay Rowdies on opening day of the 2017 United Soccer League season.

Rob signed a 2008 Upper Deck Major League Soccer Super Draft card #SD-10.

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

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Casey Hughston


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Pittsburgh Pirates came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Casey signed a 2016 West Virginia Power Team Set card #05.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=hughst000cas

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Ke'Bryan Hayes


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Pittsburgh Pirates came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

I had met his father, Charlie in 1996, a year before Ke'Bryan was born.

Ke'Bryan signed a 2015 Bowman Draft card #137.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/hayeske01.shtml

Monday, December 2, 2019

Gera Alvarez


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the Pittsburgh Pirates, whom he was a manager for, came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Gera signed a 2004 Frederick Keys Team Set card #02.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=alvare001ger

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Ian Hagenmiller


I met him at a Minor League spring training game at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Florida in 2017, when the South Florida Winter League came to play the Philadelphia Phillies.

Ian signed a 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects card #BDPP75.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=hagenm000ian