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‘On The Road With Psugator02′ – NBA Finals Post Game 6 – June 12, 2011

‘On The Road With Psugator02′ – NBA Finals Post Game 6 – June 12, 2011

Mavs at Heat
American Airlines Arena
Miami, Fla.
Sunday, June 12
10:30-12:30

Thought I might get lucky so I drove down for postgame. Totals were mildly disappointing.

Near valet

Xavier Nady/Cliff Floyd/Phillip Buchanon: Didn’t need
Rondell White: 1/1 (white sheet) in blue Sharpie
Isiah Thomas: 1/1 (white sheet) in blue Sharpie
Michael Irvin: 1/1 (Cowboys’ mini) in blue Sharpie with “HOF” inscription. He signed for me and then said, “That’s it for the autographs.”

Saw some unbelievably hot women.

‘On The Road With psugator02′ – Gino Torretta – November 11, 2010

‘On The Road With psugator02′ – Gino Torretta – November 11, 2010

Remote broadcast of WQAM’s “The Gino Torretta Show”
Thursday, Nov. 11
12:32-12:57 p.m.
Publix at Dadeland Mall
Miami, Fla.

I didn’t want to make the 50-minute drive to Miami, but I knew that if I did I’d probably be the only grapher there and could knock out Gino Torretta on everything I had. And I was right. I stood outside the grocery store for a few minutes, then saw someone who worked for WQAM so I shadowed him for about five minutes. Sure enough, Torretta, the former University of Miami quarterback who won the 1992 Heisman Trophy, walked right up to him. “Excuse me, Mr. Torretta, would you mind signing an autograph?” He looked at me, like an idiot wearing a University of Florida shirt, and said, “I don’t sign for people who wear those colors.” I followed him inside and approached him again and he told me that he had been kidding outside. I handed him three magazines that have been in my collection for almost 20 years and a University of Miami mini helmet. He gladly signed everything, even switching pens. One of his handlers remarked, “I hope all of this doesn’t go on Ebay.” And I said, “Magazines?” And he said, “I wouldn’t be surprised.”

Gino Torretta: 4/4 (Three magazines and a mini helmet, all with Heisman inscriptions)