The Newest Autograph To My Collection: Signed Pete Rose 8×10 Photo!!!
I am a big fan of Pete Rose. And in time, he is a player that I would eventually like to build a nice collection of.
The single greatest moment of watching baseball on television from my youth is watching Pete break Ty Cobb’s all-time hits record. And that says a lot as I was also glued to the TV for Boston’s collapse in the 1986 World Series, Kirk Gibson’s dramatic 1988 World Series home run, and other hugely dramatic and important baseball moments in the 1980’s and 1990’s.
But, it was Pete that took the cake for me. And to this day, I fondly remember watching that moment in September of 1985.
I’ve always wanted a nice, large picture from that game in my collection. And of course, I would want it signed too.
But, they are expensive. And there are plenty of them available so I am in no rush to add one to my collection.
Instead, I have focused on another image of Rose that I like, possibly even better. I have seen it multiple times, and each time it gets my senses tingling. I’ve never acted on it because of the cost it would take to get Pete to sign it for me would more than likely be higher than what I would want to pay.
And then I found a signed version of it. And it was right in my price range!!!
Have a look at this:
Are you kidding me? Pete Rose and Andre Dawson?!?!?!
I scooped this signed 8×10 from an extremely reputable seller on Ebay. The certificate accompanying the photo gives me a lot of confidence that the autograph is 100% real. I did a lot of investigative work before purchasing this one – and now that it is home, I am thrilled with how it came out!!!
And you have to know what’s next… I need to get it signed by Andre Dawson. And once completed, it will be a centerpiece of my collection – FOR SURE!!!
I have a few things going on with my collection right now that prevents me from sending this out immediately, but I can be a patient man when I have to be.
Once some of the pending projects I am working on are complete, I will definitely be sending this one off for autograph #2!!!
And I will let you know when that happens… Stay tuned. And thanks for reading!