You've found the elusive rookie card of your favorite player and you want to get it signed. The most effective way to get it done is through the mail.
Things You'll Need
- Postage Stamps
- Notebook Papers
- Football Sports Cards
Search the phone book or the Internet for the team's mailing address.
Send the card to the player with a self-addressed, stamped return envelope to help ensure that the card actually comes back.
Include a brief note, such as: "Dear player, would you please sign the enclosed card and return it to me in the enclosed envelope? Thanks, your greatest fan."
Tips & Warnings
- Send two cards and indicate in your letter that one is for the player to keep for his personal collection. Often, the first place that players see a new card is in their fan mail, and although it's unfair, players typically will just keep a new card.
- Some players are very diligent about answering their mail, others let letters pile up for months, and still others never answer their mail at all.
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