Who is this? Mets manager Terry Collins What is this? An autographed card from the 1988 TCMA Dukes team set Where'd I get it? I wrote to Collins and asked him to sign it How much did it cost? The unsigned card was a couple of bucks. Collins does not have many cards available at the moment.
Why is this so special? Terry Collins was the first person I wrote to for an autograph at spring training this year. The new Mets manager signed and returned my card in just over two weeks, and he's got a legible autograph.
Collins does not have any nationally-issued cards at this point - just minor league sets, team issues and other regional stuff like Mother's Cookies cards. Hopefully Topps will correct that soon, but it doesn't seem like this is a year that they want to make manager cards.
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.