Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Mike Mussina Signed Ball

Yesterday I received a ball back from Mike Mussina, who was kind enough to sign the ROMLB I sent him and add his Hall of Fame inscription, as requested.

I included $20 cash with my request.

Mr. Mussina was a good signer during his playing days as well. He signed his 1991 Upper Deck card for me back in 2005 and his 2003 and 2007 Topps Heritage cards back in 2008.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Killebrew and Oliva Signed Postcards

A few weeks ago, I bought a couple old, signed Twins postcards. 

I can't resist a Killebrew autograph for $20 or less, which is what I paid for this one:

I also picked up a Tony Oliva signed postcard, for half of what I paid for the Killebrew:

Both came with copies of a PSA Letter of Authenticity, for whatever that's worth, but they both look pretty legit to me and I got them from a seller I trust.

The same seller had a signed postcard of Bob Allison, but I already have one.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Al Kaline Return

Today I received a return from Al Kaline, who signed his 2010 Topps Heritage Then & Now card that also features Joe Mauer.

I hope to have Joe sign it at a future TwinsFest or other local signing.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Jimmie Schaffer and Russ Snyder

I received a two of returns over the last few days.

Jimmie Schaffer signed his 1968 Topps.

And Russ Snyder signed his 1960 and 1962 Topps.

I have just two more requests outstanding so I'll need to find some time to send out a few more.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Don Shaw - 1972 Topps

Yesterday I received a 1972 Topps signed by Don Shaw.  I included $5 with my request.  I have about 2 or 3 other requests out right now and hope to ramp up my requests this summer.

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

1965 All-Star Program

I recently received this program I purchased on Ebay.

The seller had sold one the previous week which went for a bit more than this one, and it was clean, meaning there was no writing on it.

This one is scored, which I think is incredible.  I consider it like a game-used item.  I imagine the fan sitting at the old Met, watching Willie Mays, Harmon Killebrew and Sandy Koufax.  How amazing that must have been!

Both Mays and Killebrew hit home runs, as did McAuliffe from the Tigers.

Another great thing in this program is the advertisement for the Western Oil Twins portraits that could be purchased for 10 cents at the gas station.  I've been collecting these as well.