Sunday, October 3, 2010

Fred Valentine

Sent: 9/25/10
Received: 10/2/10
Time: 7 Days
Address: Home
Item Sent: 1966 Topps
Item Received: 1966 Topps, black & white postcard.  Both signed and personalized in black ballpoint.

A former All-American quarterback at Tennessee State University, Valentine was a talented athlete who only harnessed his combination of power and speed for one standout big league season.  In 1966 he compiled a .276/.351/.455 batting line with 16 home runs and 22 stolen bases.  I love getting signatures from guys who played in the '60s, and these are fantastic additions to the ol' collection.

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