What is this? An autographed card from the 2009 Binghamton Mets team set
Where'd I get it? Merritt signed it after a game in Trenton earlier this year.
How much did it cost? The team set was less than $10.
Why is this so special? Roydrick Merritt does not seem to enjoy signing autographs. I suspect the only reason that I was able to get this card signed is because he was in a good mood because he had just learned that he was being promoted to AAA. The other times I've seen him, he ignored everybody who asked.
My other memory of Merritt is watching him surrender a walk-off homer to light-hitting backup catcher Jose Gil on Mother's Day last year.
I can make out an "R" and an "M," but I'm not sure what the other squiggles in Merritt's autograph represent.
I'm only putting autograph-related links in this blogroll. However, if you have a blog or a collector site not specifically about autographs, but with an autograph page or an "autograph" label on your blog posts, I'll put that link here.