There really is nothing better than flying out on a snowy March Boston day, and landing in 85 degree sunny weather in Fort Myers Florida. It’s that time of year for the annual Sox a Signatures Fort Myers trip, and I loaded up 2 bags full of cards, 8×10’s, baseballs, game used gear, more 8×10’s, and then I threw in some clothes for me too (not much room for those).
I landed on Sunday at about 1, checked into the hotel, and I was immediately off to Jet Blue Park for the Continue reading
I had the opportunity to head down to McCoy Stadium for the Pawtcuket Red Sox Ballyard Sale this past weekend, and it did not disappoint. There were some awesome items available, and I had to use extreme will power to not buy too much stuff. There were multiple tables covered in bobbleheads, giveaways, game used hats, autographed baseballs, mini-bats and more! While waiting in line, PawSox chairman and co-owner Larry Lucchino greeted some fans, taking pictures, chatting, and showing off his World Series rings. The season ticket holders were let in early (wish I had known that!) and then finally the rest of us were let in. The first thing I Continue reading
There really is nothing like March in Ft Myers, Florida. My yearly trek to Spring Training is always one of the highlights of the year for Sox Signatures, and this year did not disappoint.
Day 1 One of my favorite parts of htting the minor league fields is when the major league guys come over to get some extra at bats or innings in. Today Junichi Tazawa decided to throw some extra inning and some guy named David Ortiz decided to take some extra at bats. Obviously Papi being there drew a pretty big crowd, not just of fans but almost all the players wanted to see the big guy up close as well. Unfortunately I was not able to get Ortiz, but I did get Tazawa on a 2013 World Series 8×10, as well as Continue reading