Monday, July 25, 2011

eBay Pickup! AL Rookie of the Year Edition!

Hey guys, Drew back here. I recently picked up a few cards off eBay, and since this was the first of 3, this one will go first. Check it out:

Out of the 2010 Topps National Chicle product, I got the on card autograph of Rangers closer and reigning AL Rookie of the Year Neftali Feliz! Unfortunately, I shouldn't have had to even spend this money on him, as he used to be a very good through the mail signer, but apparently the Rangers decided to have their players stop signing, as I got a pre print back from him following my Spring Training autograph request. However, this is my first autograph out of National Chicle, and I have to say I really like the looks of the autographs! While Neftali didn't really feel the need to expose the amount of room given for an autograph, its very well fit onto the card, and this should be the way autographs are done! 

This year, Neftali is 0-1 with a 2.97 ERA, and 20 saves. He was injured for a good length of the season, but has still pitched in 37 games. He's definitely not the caliber he was last year, but hes still a very solid closer nonetheless. 

See Ya!


  1. I've gotten nothing back except the pre-printed autos from any Rangers this year.

  2. Nice pick up (especially since I think you had a TTM failure with Feliz before?)!

    And in the previous post - great grabs on the Nettles and Munson rookie cards. I was recently very fortunate to run across a well-loved Munson rookie that enabled me to add it to my collection.

    Quick question - could I trouble you for the address you used for "Bullet" Bob Turley earlier this year? I am building a collection of auto's from my Dad's era of heroes and the Yanks from '55-'65 are definitely a part of the quest! Plus, there ate lots of great stories about Turley in the Maris book I'm reading right now (reluctant Hero).

    Anyways, I would be much obliged.........

    Thanks, Drew - great posting.....



  3. Nice Feliz man. Like we discussed yesterday, some of the Chicle looked nice, while the artwork on others was suspect. Great pickup buddy!


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