Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Curt Giles

Sent: 4/10/10
Received: 4/14/10
Time: 4 Days
Address: Home
Item Sent: 1985-86 7-Eleven
Item Received: 1985-86 7-Eleven signed in black Sharpie.

For my first through-the-mail (TTM) autograph requesting in about ten years - and first for this blog - I sent off eight letters on Friday, April 10.  I guess it makes sense that the earliest response comes from only about four miles from my house.

Curt Giles was a North Stars legend.  He was, bar none, the best hip-checking defenseman of his era in the NHL, and was the captain of the 1991 Stanley Cup Finalist team.  He has been the head coach at Edina High School for years, and just won another state championship last month.

Thanks, Curt!

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