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Old 11-24-2017, 05:31 PM
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I had my dad sign a ball back in the 90's. He passed in 2010 and my nephew (his grandson) is the only grandson in the family so I gave it to him for Christmas one year and told him to get his dad to sign it also.

I also remember a guy I worked with had a couple softballs that he would have someone who was retiring sign. He had quite a few signatures (took up two balls)
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That is pretty cool! Wish I had thought of that before my parents passed.
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That is great!! Best wishes to your dad.
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Mike- all the best to your dad.

I had my dad sign two balls about 8 years ago...he passed away 2 years ago. I love them. Here's one...
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Old 11-28-2017, 08:59 AM
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A moving and powerful thread. This is what I would classify as "the best of the Internet."

Thoughts and prayers for all the family members who are fighting health issues.
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Old 11-28-2017, 01:34 PM
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I don't usually come over to the autograph forum but I am glad that I did. This was a great post and a great idea.

I wish I did the same thing before my dad passed away.
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So amazing. I really think it's a great idea and wish you all the best!
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I wish I had done that with my dad. I even have a picture of him around HS age to have had him sign. ah well. missed opportunity


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What a great story and I pray your father gets better and walks out soon and comes home. I never thought of doing this when my father was alive but then I wasn't into collecting back then. I am doing a similar thing with my grandkids. I have a baseball that I have had each of them sign. I need the 4 year old to get old enough to sign and then I will have all of them. I would like to be around another 7 years or so and have my two great grand children be able to sign it as well
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