Friday, February 22, 2013
Autograph collecting is a tradition whose history has been well documented years before the concept of an organized baseball pre-season training regime took hold at the professional level. However, for both baseball fans and collectors, the phrase “pitchers and catchers report” signifies the start of a baseball season that—from beginning to end—encompasses nearly nine-months. Spring Training’s annual tradition also designates the start of another annual season for collectors, referred to as TTM: Through-the-Mail autograph collecting. Read the rest.