Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Trevor Hauver


I met him at a Minor League game at BayCare Ballpark in Clearwater, Florida in 2021, when the Tampa Tarpons came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Trevor signed a 2020 Bowman Draft card #BD-113.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=hauver000tre

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Juan De Leon


I met him at a Minor League game at BayCare Ballpark in Clearwater, Florida in 2021, when the Tampa Tarpons came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Juan signed a 2019 Staten Island Yankees Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=deleon005jua

Monday, July 15, 2024

Buck Allen


In March of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Buck Allen. I discovered that he was a mortgage loan officer in Colorado, so I wrote him a letter.


71 days later my card came back signed and he included a note back.


Buck signed a 1998 Clearwater Phillies Team Set card #2.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=allen-003bra

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Kurt Archer


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Kurt Archer. I sent him my card and the following letter.


28 days later my card came back signed.

Kurt signed a 1991 Classic Best card #223.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=archer001kur

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Matt Arrandale


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Matt Arrandale. I sent him my card and the following letter.


24 days later my card came back signed.

Matt signed a 1995 Upper Deck Minor League card #44.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=arrand001mat

Friday, July 12, 2024

Joe Aversa


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Joe Aversa. I found an address and sent him my card and a letter.


Seventeen days later my card came back signed and he included a note.


Joe signed a 1994 Fleer Pro Cards St. Petersburg Cardinals Team Set card #2589.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=aversa001jos

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Andrew Magno


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2021, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers came to play the Tampa Tarpons.

Andrew signed a 2019 Connecticut Tigers Team Set card #21.

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

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Dustin Garneau


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2021, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers, whom he was on a rehab assignment with, came to play the Tampa Tarpons.

Dustin signed a 2016 Topps card #51.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/garnedu01.shtml

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Gresuan Silverio


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2021, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers came to play the Tampa Tarpons.

Gresuan signed a 2018 Connecticut Tigers Team Set card #26.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=silver000gre

Monday, July 8, 2024

Andrew Navigato


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2021, when the Lakeland Flying Tigers came to play the Tampa Tarpons.

Andrew signed a 2019 Connecticut Tigers Team Set card #22.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=naviga000and

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Ryan Turner


In October of 2020, I decided to seek out an address for Ryan Turner. I discovered that he was the managing director of an investment management firm in California, so I sent him my card and the following letter.


224 days later my card came back signed.

Ryan signed a 1992 Upper Deck card #710.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=turner001rya

Saturday, July 6, 2024

Jim Adduci


In March of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Jim Adduci. I sent him my card and the following letter.


66 days later my card came back signed.

Jim signed a 1987 Donruss card #495.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/adducji01.shtml

Friday, July 5, 2024

Dennis Martinez


I met him at an Olympic baseball qualifying game at Clover Park in Port Saint Lucie, Florida in 2021, when Nicaragua played the USA. He was there to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Dennis signed a 1991 Upper Deck card #385.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/martide01.shtml

Thursday, July 4, 2024

Drew Parrish


I met him at an Olympic baseball qualifying game at Clover Park in Port Saint Lucie, Florida in 2021, when the USA came to play Nicaragua.

Drew signed a 2019 Panini USA Baseball Stars & Stripes card #20.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=parris000dre

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Isaac Benard


I met him at an Olympic baseball qualifying game at Clover Park in Port Saint Lucie, Florida in 2021, when Nicaragua played the USA.

Isaac signed a 2016 Princeton Rays Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=benard000isa

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Steve Mix


I met him at an Olympic baseball qualifying game at Clover Park in Port Saint Lucie, Florida in 2021.

The same employee who told me about Jeff Ciszkowski being a former player and current employee of the Clearwater Threshers back in 2017, had also mentioned that Steve Mix was an usher for the St. Lucie Mets. I immediately ordered a card and four years later, I finally made the trip and I instantly recognized him.

Steve signed a 1975 Topps Basketball card #56.

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

Monday, July 1, 2024

Tucker Ashford


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Tucker Ashford. I sent him my card and the following letter.


Sixteen days later my card came back signed.

Tucker signed a 1984 Topps card #492.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/ashfotu01.shtml

Sunday, June 30, 2024

James Austin


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for James Austin. I found an address and sent him my card and a letter.


Nine days later my card came back signed.

James signed a 1992 Stadium Club Dome card #8.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=austin003jam

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Jose Alvarado


I met him at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2021, when the Philadelphia Phillies came to play the Tampa Bay Rays.

Jose signed a 2019 Topps Update Series card #US82.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/alvarjo03.shtml

Friday, June 28, 2024

Brad Arnsberg


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Brad Arnsberg. I sent him my card and the following letter.


Fourteen days later my card came back signed.

Brad signed a 1991 Upper Deck card #608.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/arnsbbr01.shtml

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Alex Aranzamendi


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Alex Aranzamendi. I sent him my card and the following letter.


Eighteen days later my card came back signed and he included a letter back.


Alex signed a 1994 Classic Kane County Cougars Team Set card #3.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=aranza001ale

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Justin Atchley


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Justin Atchley. I sent him my card and the following letter.


Ten days later my card came back signed.

Justin signed a 1996 Fleer Excel card #145.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/atchlju01.shtml

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Shon Ashley


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Shon Ashley. I discovered that he owned a glass company in Idaho, so I sent him my card and the following letter.


Eleven days later my card came back signed.

Shon signed a 1991 Line Drive AA Pre-Rookie card #176.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=ashley001sho

Monday, June 24, 2024

Travis Miller


In April of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Travis Miller. I sent him my card and the following letter.


31 days later my card came back signed.

Travis signed a 1994 Classic 4 Sport card #167.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/milletr01.shtml

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Gary Glover


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2021, where he was scouting a game between the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels and Tampa Tarpons.

Gary signed a 2002 Upper Deck 40-Man Electric card #415.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/glovega01.shtml

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Yunior Severino


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2021, when the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels came to play the Tampa Tarpons.

Yunior signed a 2021 Bowman Prospects card #BP-140.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=severi000yun

Friday, June 21, 2024

Keoni Cavaco


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2021, when the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels came to play the Tampa Tarpons.

Keoni signed a 2019 Bowman Draft card #BD-65.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=cavaco000keo

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Anthony Prato


I met him at a Minor League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida in 2021, when the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels came to play the Tampa Tarpons.

Anthony signed a 2019 Bowman Draft card #BD-101.

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

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Alejandro Melean


I met him at a Minor League game at BayCare Ballpark in Clearwater, Florida in 2021, when the Dunedin Blue Jays came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Alejandro signed a 2019 Bluefield Blue Jays Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=melean000ale

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Zach Stewart


I met him at a Minor League game at BayCare Ballpark in Clearwater, Florida in 2021, when the Dunedin Blue Jays, whom he was the development coach for, came to play the Clearwater Threshers.

Zach signed a 2014 Gwinnett Braves Team Set card #24.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/stewaza01.shtml

Monday, June 17, 2024

Chris Anderson


In April of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Chris Anderson. I discovered that he was a high school teacher in Texas, so I wrote him a letter and sent my card.


When my card arrived at his school, he shared it on his Twitter account.


22 days later my card came back signed.

Chris signed a 1996 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Team Set card.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/player.fcgi?id=anders002chr

Sunday, June 16, 2024

Randy Asadoor


In May of 2021, I decided to seek out an address for Randy Asadoor. I sent him my card and the following letter.


Eight days later my card came back signed.

Randy signed a 1987 Donruss card #574.

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/asadora01.shtml