Autographs. Our signature allows us to verify our identity to stores and in contracts. It gives us the ability to express ourselves in a unique way. And sometimes we like keeping track of the signatures of others. Celebrities, authors, musicians, scientists, and sports stars can enhance the memory of a time and place by adding distinction to the object graced with their name.
As much as crowds will seek out the John Hancock of David Ortiz, minor league players have the same demand thrust upon them. Wouldn’t it be great to know if that kid you met years ago turned into a superstar? Do you ever think back to those baseballs lowered in soda bottles at McCoy Stadium and wonder what happened to all those Triple A players? Are they on the Red Sox? Were they traded? Who is the mysterious man who signed “D..... P......” and is it the Laser Show?
A few PawSox fans took this journey for themselves.
Have you done the same? Do you have an old baseball with names that meant a lot to you - either for the name or the story of collecting the signature? We want to know!
Head over to FanPosts and share it with Red Sox Nation.