The fundamental flaw in our Allen & Ginter project--which is to get cards of players we like signed TTM--is that we rarely get around to actually sending the cards out. The mailing process is our Achilles heel. Which makes it quite difficult to receive them back. At the current rate of speed we ought to have the ones we want from this set mailed by roughly 2013. If we survive the Mayan calendar, that is. But what's the hurry?
Thick and thin.
Here again is the Kerri Strug card...Lucy bravely masked, but mom detected, a tiny bit of disappointment that Ms. Strug, the great gymnast, in a terribly misguided, distracted, overwrought moment, signed it to me.
These two cards are from 2007 A&G; they're among the first we sent through the mail. The cards (and letter) we received from Mr. Miles remain in Lucy's top five favorite baseball doodads ever:
This is from Pat Neshek's March 30 entry on his website (a fan of his who is a major autograph hound amassed these A&G cards through the mail for Mr. Neshek):