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Cowboysfan2010
08-29-2010, 03:10 PM
really need the address to him let me know guys thanks

REDANDGOLDPRIDE
08-29-2010, 11:55 PM
You're not the only one wondering. Couple people on here reported and showed successes but won't share the address.

chrisborene
08-30-2010, 12:52 AM
if anyone can spill the beans on this one, me and thousands of baseball fans would want this address for sure, especially us big dodger fans

SMVintage
08-30-2010, 01:46 AM
The address I found was:

P.O. Box 8306
Vero Beach, FL 32963

It was listed on SCN, StarTiger, and Fanmail. He seems to RTS a majority, but does sign one every blue moon.

He is also an advisor for B.A.T. and maybe he can be caught that way:

Baseball Assistance Team
245 Park Avenue - 34th Floor
New York, NY 10167



Good Luck, I got a success from him back in '99 and I may try again sometime, but will most likely get him through a Private Signing

TheHeel
09-05-2010, 09:45 PM
I am going to try for him....hoping for the best...

ozzy
09-11-2010, 01:31 PM
I've been trying for him to complete a set, but always get RTS.

bball15fan
09-30-2010, 07:48 PM
Thanks! does he open the package does anyone know or just refuses?

mmalpedo01
10-15-2010, 08:40 PM
Thanks! does he open the package does anyone know or just refuses?

I have received about 5 refused

the305
11-06-2010, 08:44 AM
The address I found was:

P.O. Box 8306
Vero Beach, FL 32963

It was listed on SCN, StarTiger, and Fanmail. He seems to RTS a majority, but does sign one every blue moon.

He is also an advisor for B.A.T. and maybe he can be caught that way:

Baseball Assistance Team
245 Park Avenue - 34th Floor
New York, NY 10167



Good Luck, I got a success from him back in '99 and I may try again sometime, but will most likely get him through a Private Signing

mailed a ROMLB to the BAT address, along with a $100 donation, maybe it works, will update if so

cyberer
11-06-2010, 02:35 PM
i cant voice enough my frustration with people hoarding the address. It takes a horrible human being to use a community for help and then to knowingly and willingly screw over said community by not sharing in return. You already got him, so stop being a greedy as$hole and trying to get him 50 times and just share the address.

cyberer
11-06-2010, 04:36 PM
I will say this:

Years ago, probably in like 2005, my cousin (who was then a college pitcher) needed to get tommy john surgery. He was distraught and unsure of whether to continue his pitching career. Growing up his idol was Sandy Koufax. He wrote him a long letter saying what a fan he was, describing the situation he was in and asking for advice.

A week later he got a phone call at his house from Sandy Koufax. I'm not sure he ever got an autograph out of it, but I know he was amazed and grateful and will remember it for the rest of his life.

Riggs
11-06-2010, 04:40 PM
I Just got a RTS using this address

160 Amy Ann Lane
Vero Beach, FL 32963

anyone comes accross this one like i did on-line, dont waste your stamps.

Cowboysfan2010
11-06-2010, 07:28 PM
mailed a ROMLB to the BAT address, along with a $100 donation, maybe it works, will update if so



yeah hopefully they dont keep the money and no auto

Riggs
11-06-2010, 07:43 PM
yeah hopefully they dont keep the money and no auto

yea thats a bit much for an addy thats not really tested & guarenteed to get to the right people.. good luck..

JVazz29
11-06-2010, 09:51 PM
A week later he got a phone call at his house from Sandy Koufax.

That's incredible. Did he keep pitching?

cyberer
11-06-2010, 09:51 PM
Unfortunately he was in the minority of patients whose tommy john surgery fails, and rather than get another surgery and rehab again he elected to hang up the cleats.

It's a shame too because he was a 6'4" lefty that could throw 90+...

gysot
11-08-2010, 01:37 PM
i cant voice enough my frustration with people hoarding the address. It takes a horrible human being to use a community for help and then to knowingly and willingly screw over said community by not sharing in return. You already got him, so stop being a greedy as$hole and trying to get him 50 times and just share the address.

I think your comment is a bit harsh. I'm actually one of those horrible human beings that have been lucky to get Koufax TTM. I've sent to him only one time to an addy I found on the internet. The reason I didn't share the addy...HE asked me not to! I think his privacy is worth considering.

I am very greatful for this website and others like it. I benefit from it and I try to help/add to it as well. There may be people out there that are greedy and only trying to help themselves, but not everyone is. This site is full of good and helpful people. Anybody that has PM me about the Koufax address I've tried to help as best as I feel I can. Please watch who you are calling out...there may be other reasons to consider.

cyberer
11-08-2010, 07:00 PM
Well obviously my statement was made not knowing the circumstances, but I wouldn't be surprised if others on here are hoarding addresses for the reasons I gave, and that is meant to call THEM out. Because of your reason (which I respect) my callout was not directed at you by intent, even if it was worded as such.

That being said I would appreciate any help you can give me, as he's one of my all-time faves, especially after as I said he treated my cousin very well.

braves9
11-08-2010, 07:13 PM
Ive tried every address possible, from Meiselman book to internet searching and no luck so far :/ I feel like a stalker at this point lol

lizard-jd
11-08-2010, 07:23 PM
Over the years I have tried 3 different addresses for Sandy Koufax with all but one being an RTS (the other is a no response!). The addys that I tried are the ones already listed in this thread, including the Dodgers. The funny part is that I met this guy at ST this year at the St. Louis Cardinals area in Jupiter and he had 3 signed ROMLBs by Koufax that he got that morning. He got them all IP at the Mets ballpark in St. Lucie when Koufax came by. And yes, he said he signed all three while he stood there. Dude, at this point, I would say it's the luck of the draw and just be happy if you can snag one some day...

Sawks14
08-31-2011, 11:39 PM
i cant voice enough my frustration with people hoarding the address. It takes a horrible human being to use a community for help and then to knowingly and willingly screw over said community by not sharing in return. You already got him, so stop being a greedy as$hole and trying to get him 50 times and just share the address.

:party0048:

Just read this as it was linked through another Koufax request. People ask why I have slashes my participation on the forum and ttmm and this is why.

I worked my off to try and get a decent Koufax lead. I got real creative with it and it worked out for me. I have shared numerous addresses and tricks with people who ask. I have only "hoarded" 3 things:

1) Mike Schmidt c/o HOF to get HOF PCs signed. Has since gone to a ghostsigner this route so feel free to try it.
2) Ernie Banks new address. He was kind enough to give me inscriptions and a bonus card signed and personalized to me. He mailed it back in his own envelope with a different addy on it. I still haven't seen this addy anywhere else and am not going to give it out all over the place so he gets spammed.
3) How exactly I went about getting Koufax to sign a HOF PC for me. Again, the guy did me a solid I haven't seen others get. I do not want to see him get spammed.

3 things over the course of 2+ years and a boatload of successes. All because they did me the solid of signing my items when they RTSed dozens more. I don't think thats obscene. In fact I've given all of the above info to 3-4 people via PM that helped me with info here and there. To broadcast that stuff though I know would lead to mass mailings and screw over a great guy(Banks and/or Koufax).

Nobody appreciates the help sites like this provide more than I but theres respecting the athletes too. Again, I don't think 3 instances is outrageous.

vikesfan40
09-01-2011, 12:40 PM
I feel That if you get a success that you don't want to share the address with us then dont post it on the site. All it does is rub it in to others that you got a success from them and don't want to help out other people.

DeadHorse
09-01-2011, 01:13 PM
agreed vikesfan40.....

jyosi
09-01-2011, 01:30 PM
:party0048:

Just read this as it was linked through another Koufax request. People ask why I have slashes my participation on the forum and ttmm and this is why.

I worked my ™™™ off to try and get a decent Koufax lead. I got real creative with it and it worked out for me. I have shared numerous addresses and tricks with people who ask. I have only "hoarded" 3 things:

1) Mike Schmidt c/o HOF to get HOF PCs signed. Has since gone to a ghostsigner this route so feel free to try it.
2) Ernie Banks new address. He was kind enough to give me inscriptions and a bonus card signed and personalized to me. He mailed it back in his own envelope with a different addy on it. I still haven't seen this addy anywhere else and am not going to give it out all over the place so he gets spammed.
3) How exactly I went about getting Koufax to sign a HOF PC for me. Again, the guy did me a solid I haven't seen others get. I do not want to see him get spammed.

3 things over the course of 2+ years and a boatload of successes. All because they did me the solid of signing my items when they RTSed dozens more. I don't think thats obscene. In fact I've given all of the above info to 3-4 people via PM that helped me with info here and there. To broadcast that stuff though I know would lead to mass mailings and screw over a great guy(Banks and/or Koufax).

Nobody appreciates the help sites like this provide more than I but theres respecting the athletes too. Again, I don't think 3 instances is outrageous.

You don't want the athletes to get spammed? Is that why you are mailing stuff to them? Basically what you are saying is, "It's ok for me to send things to athletes and bother them, but I don't think it is ok for other people to bother them with mail."

I know what you are saying makes sense in your head, but you have rationalized it to yourself. Your reasons for not sharing don't hold any water. I'd rater you have said, "I worked my butt off for the addresses and I'm not just going to give them up for nothing." I know I worked my butt off to learn everything I did about in person graphing and I'm not going to share some secrets. I'm not going to tell people, "I don't want to tell you the hotel I go to because the players need their privacy so only I should go." though. I'm going to say, "No one gave me this info, I worked hard to figure it out and I have a good thing going. Best of luck figuring it out and maybe I'll see you there." Am I a jerk for that? Maybe. At least I didn't give some stupid response that only makes sense in my head.

Sorry for the vent.

lizard-jd
09-01-2011, 03:11 PM
This topic tends to pop up everytime a "scare and/or impossible never obtained" TTM success is posted. I try to respect everyones opinion but I totally agree with vikesfan40 and deadhorse. Why rub in a TTM success if you can't share how/where you got it? You're better off just saying you bought it from Steiner! Be happy you got it and just move on and keep posting the Doerr, Face, Bednarik, etc. successes...

1990score
09-01-2011, 10:39 PM
Anyone else find it funny when someone posts ROMLB.. Would u care if someone signed a little league ball vs. a MLB ball. Kinda of sad if u asked me. I TTM/IP in the late 80's and got Musial, Koufax, drysdale, killebrew, Joe DiMaggio all thru the mail. I also remember when HOFs signed FREE at the Otsega Hotel every induction weekend. U have no one to blame but yourselfs for the state of this hobby. U all ruined it..an autograph should be a remembrance for you. For that athlete shared his/her time with you. It brings u closer to the game, a conversationalist piece. What does someone do with three ROMLB balls. It's a joke. Like Willy Wonka said..."one is enough for everyone.". He should not have to "share" any address. It is his right to respect the privacy if Mr. Koufax. If he posts it, the floodgates open. U write about Bobby Doerr. Him and Johnny pesky are two of the nicest players I have ever met. It should be an honor for him to share his time with any Of u guys at his given age. I think it's horrible that someone would make light of a success from him. U all should evaluate why u collect. Hopefully it's not to BRAG on boards like this about a rare success.

REDANDGOLDPRIDE
09-01-2011, 10:44 PM
You don't want the athletes to get spammed? Is that why you are mailing stuff to them? Basically what you are saying is, "It's ok for me to send things to athletes and bother them, but I don't think it is ok for other people to bother them with mail."

I know what you are saying makes sense in your head, but you have rationalized it to yourself. Your reasons for not sharing don't hold any water. I'd rater you have said, "I worked my butt off for the addresses and I'm not just going to give them up for nothing." I know I worked my butt off to learn everything I did about in person graphing and I'm not going to share some secrets. I'm not going to tell people, "I don't want to tell you the hotel I go to because the players need their privacy so only I should go." though. I'm going to say, "No one gave me this info, I worked hard to figure it out and I have a good thing going. Best of luck figuring it out and maybe I'll see you there." Am I a jerk for that? Maybe. At least I didn't give some stupid response that only makes sense in my head.

Sorry for the vent.


Anyone else find it funny when someone posts ROMLB.. Would u care if someone signed a little league ball vs. a MLB ball. Kinda of sad if u asked me. I TTM/IP in the late 80's and got Musial, Koufax, drysdale, killebrew, Joe DiMaggio all thru the mail. I also remember when HOFs signed FREE at the Otsega Hotel every induction weekend. U have no one to blame but yourselfs for the state of this hobby. U all ruined it..an autograph should be a remembrance for you. For that athlete shared his/her time with you. It brings u closer to the game, a conversationalist piece. What does someone do with three ROMLB balls. It's a joke. Like Willy Wonka said..."one is enough for everyone.". He should not have to "share" any address. It is his right to respect the privacy if Mr. Koufax. If he posts it, the floodgates open. U write about Bobby Doerr. Him and Johnny pesky are two of the nicest players I have ever met. It should be an honor for him to share his time with any Of u guys at his given age. I think it's horrible that someone would make light of a success from him. U all should evaluate why u collect. Hopefully it's not to BRAG on boards like this about a rare success.


+1 and +1

jimjim
09-01-2011, 10:51 PM
i cant voice enough my frustration with people hoarding the address. It takes a horrible human being to use a community for help and then to knowingly and willingly screw over said community by not sharing in return. You already got him, so stop being a greedy as$hole and trying to get him 50 times and just share the address.

Cyberer,

All I will say is this. You and I are in the same profession in the same city. I am about 10 years older than you so you figure out where i am going with this. According to your posts, you are in medical school. You are going to be a physician. Man up and act like a decent person and someone who deserves respect in your community and in your profession. As an attending in your area, you might just be crossing my path one day....

TTMcardMaster
09-01-2011, 10:52 PM
Anyone else find it funny when someone posts ROMLB.. Would u care if someone signed a little league ball vs. a MLB ball. <---Yes, I don't want the autograph to disappear after a year Kinda of sad if u asked me. I TTM/IP in the late 80's and got Musial, Koufax, drysdale, killebrew, Joe DiMaggio all thru the mail. <---Cool! I also remember when HOFs signed FREE at the Otsega Hotel every induction weekend. U have no one to blame but yourselfs for the state of this hobby. U all ruined it<---sorry? ..an autograph should be a remembrance for you. <---who says its not? For that athlete shared his/her time with you. It brings u closer to the game, a conversationalist piece. What does someone do with three ROMLB balls.<---trade/sell, which isn't really all that bad. If the player idn't want to sign 3, he wouldn't have. a joke. Like Willy Wonka said..."one is enough for everyone.". He should not have to "share" any address. It is his right to respect the privacy if Mr. Koufax. If he posts it, the floodgates open. <---the floodgates for a guy like Koufax are always open, he's always getting mail U write about Bobby Doerr. Him and Johnny pesky are two of the nicest players I have ever met. It should be an honor for him to share his time with any Of u guys at his given age. <---who says it isn't? I think it's horrible that someone would make light of a success from him. <---really? examples please! U all should evaluate why u collect. Hopefully it's not to BRAG on boards like this about a rare success.<---We brag, check out the success section!

Gonna break this down! To me, you just sound bitter about having to pay for some autographs these days, which seems irrelevant.



I feel That if you get a success that you don't want to share the address with us then dont post it on the site. All it does is rub it in to others that you got a success from them and don't want to help out other people.

Tend to agree here, if you get a success from a "secret" address, you're better off not posting about it, or else you will get people complaining about not sharing.


if anyone can spill the beans on this one, me and thousands of baseball fans would want this address for sure, especially us big dodger fans

Thousands of more letters, that's just what Mr. Koufax needs! If that happened, you can bet he'd keep RTSing them!




i cant voice enough my frustration with people hoarding the address. It takes a horrible human being to use a community for help and then to knowingly and willingly screw over said community by not sharing in return. You already got him, so stop being a greedy as$hole and trying to get him 50 times and just share the address.

Not everything in this hobby will be given to you. I know from your previous inquirues you've gotten info from people, but don't expect most to do a bunch of research and then just give it to you. That's pretty much the hobby today, secrecy about events and tricks. Less competetition, better chances of an autograph. At least thats what they want to think...

SMVintage
09-01-2011, 11:03 PM
This post is cracking me up!

FYI- those HOFers signed great but DiMaggio used a secretary and Ted Williams a stamp and Cyberer- no ones holding out he's just that hard TTM- I did happen to get him a few times when I just started collecting!

Also, I see this getting ugly so in turn, this thread is being closed!