Friday, February 28, 2014

Spring Training TTM: Mike Fiers

  • Mike Fiers 1/1- The Brewers pitcher signed his 13 Topps Heritage card.  Sent 2/14 (14 days)

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Spring Training TTM: Cameron Maybin

  • Cameron Maybin 2/2- After multiple attempts to get Maybin over the past several years, I finally sent out cards early enough in spring training to get them back.  Sent 2/18 (9 days)

Spring Training TTM: Michael Wacha

  • Michael Wacha 1/1- Even though he's a talented young pitcher with a bright future, Wacha will always be remembered in Boston as the losing pitcher in Game 6 of last year's World Series, which lead to another championship for the Red Sox.  Sent 2/12 (12 days)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

TTM Return: Paul Phillips

  • Paul Phillips 1/1- The former Rockies catcher signed his 09 Topps U&H card via Lipscomb University, where he now works as a baseball coach.  Sent 2/7 (12 days)

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

TTM Return: Brendan Harris

  • Brendan Harris 1/1- I sent an 09 Topps card out to Angels spring training last year.  Brendan is now playing for the Dodgers, but the envelope was postmarked from Florida.  Sent 2/18/13 (357 days)

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

2 TTM Returns: Grant Balfour & Dustin Ackley

My first two returns of 2014 came last week as pitchers and catchers report in just a few days.
  • Grant Balfour 1/1- The re-acquired Rays pitcher signed his 13 Topps Heritage card.  Sent 7/15 (200 days)
  • Dustin Ackley 2/2- Dustin personalized two cards from last year's Spring Training.  Sent 3/20 (317 days)