I was (OK, still am) a sports nut. I love the games. I have an appreciation for the players and respect what they do. But when I was a kid, the athletes (and some coaches) were superheroes. I only saw them on TV, or maybe a couple times a year at a ballpark. One way for a younger me to connect was to write letters and ask for autographs. I came across those old mementos recently, and it was a flashback to a simpler time.
There's your favorite celebrity. What do you do? Ask for an autograph? Nope. You whip out your phone, if it's not already in hand and take a selfie with him or her. It's the way the world. But, is it the best financial move?
Earlier today, OnMilwaukee.com publisher Andy Tarnoff posted a comprehensive guide to spring training in Phoenix. Here is another collection of tips, gleaned over nearly 15 years of Cactus League visits.
What started out as a quaint children's hobby has evolved into an obsession for some and a multi-million dollar business for others. A look at the autograph business from both sides of the velvet rope.
Thursday November 8th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL One of a precious collection of useful things my grandpa told me that still sticks with me today is the difference between good luck and bad luck is good luck isn’t funny. When someone else is mired in a losing streak, those w...