Sunday, August 14, 2011
2009 Topps Allen & Ginter Justin Masterson
Who is this? Cleveland Indians starting Pitcher Justin Masterson.
What is this? An autograph card from 2009 Topps Allen & Ginter.
Where'd I get it? I got this card signed through the mail by Justin in August of 2009, right after he was traded from the Red Sox to the Indians.
How much did it cost? I paid 50 cents for the card, plus postage.
Why is this so special? This is the first card that I ever got signed through the mail and kicked-off my Justin Masterson super-collection. Justin is/was (I havn't sent him anything since Sping Training and he has had a monster year in 2011) a great signer through the mail and seems like a very decent and down-to-earth king of person.
The A&G cards look fantastic signed and this autograph helped start my hobby of getting cards signed through the mail.
Posted by George at 10:30 PM
Labels: 2009, Allen + Ginter, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, George, Justin Masterson, Topps Allen and Ginter, TTM
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Interesting. Yesterday my family visited my cousin's family and her new husband.
We got to talking baseball and he mentioned he had a younger cousin in MLB: Justin Masterson.
I think the entire family is salt of the Earth. Good people.
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