Re: NY Times: When Stars Were Just a Stamp Away
When I was a kid I sent out hundreds of letters to players home addresses asking for autographs. I was a pretty successful in that I got Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Ted Willliams, Leo Durocher and Sadaharu Oh's among dozens of others to respond. Stan Coveleski and George Anderson wrote me short notes.
"Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it." Cal Hubbard