The 2014 season was a very disappointing one for the Boston Red Sox to say the least. They ended the year just two games better than the disastrous 2012 team, which posted the worst record since before I was born (which was 1982). One player that I think has a very bright future ahead of him is shortstop Xander Bogaerts, and recently I was able to add his autograph to my collection courtesy of 2014 Topps Chrome:
First of all, there's just something about sepia tone and the sport of baseball that go hand in hand, in a Ken Burns old-timey sort of way. I also like that the signature is on-card, and somewhat scarce at just 75 in existence. Most of all though, I was drawn to the great image of Xander signing a baseball card for a fan!
Penmanship Hall of Fame - For not only fitting a lengthy name on the sticker, but for doing so with such great cursive, Ga'Quincy McKinstry goes directly to my collection's penm...
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