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    BBonds25 TTM Success

    I just started getting back into TTM's over the past couple of months, and figured I'd start my own success thread. So far I've mainly focused on HOF and retired NFL players, but plan on expanding to all sports. I'll post the scans of my recent success in the following posts, starting with my favorite.

    Thanks for the looks. Comments are always welcome.

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    I'm going to start this off with my favorite success so far.

    I sent a letter to Raymond Berry, along with a 1997 UD legends card. About 1 week later, I got back the following:

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    Along with the cards and picture, he also sent a note saying that there was a player on his Colt's team with the same last name as me. He also sent another note telling me that if I send him the names of my 4 boys, he'd personalize a picture for each of them. So I sent him another letter telling him about my boys, and how I was going to show them some clips from his playing career. About 10 days later, I got a package in the mail with the following:

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    My older 2 are starting to get into football, and were pretty excited to get their first TTM. I told them a little bit about Mr. Berry and the "Greatest Game Ever Played" He also sent us the DVD "The Greatest Game Ever Played", the book "The Greatest Game Ever", and a dvd of some of his career highlights. I have to return the dvd's and book when we are done, but it's still a really cool gesture from an all time great.

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    Always looking for vintage stars/semistars/rookies in all sports.

  3. #3
    Here are the first few I got back since starting TTM's:

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    Tommy Nobis 97 UD legends w/ "Go Falcons" inscription. Also answered questions on my letter
    Johnny Robinson 1990 Pro Set Super Bowl Super Men
    Gino Marchetti Topps Honor Roll
    Charley Trippi picture and IC
    Dan Fouts Dominoe's QB Challange and 1986 Topps Team Leaders

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    Always looking for vintage stars/semistars/rookies in all sports.

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    Joe Schmidt pictures and 2 IC's

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  5. #5
    A few I got back last week:

    Bob Kuechenberg 1990 Pro Set Super Bowl Supermen w/ 17-0 inscription. Also wrote a thank you note on my letter and signed it.
    Chuck Howley 1990 Super Bowl Supermen and 1971 Topps
    Ed "Too Tall" Jones 1990 Pro Set Super Bowl Supermen and 1983 Topps. Topps smudged a little and rubbed off on the back of the other.

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    Always looking for vintage stars/semistars/rookies in all sports.

  6. #6
    Summer has been busy for me and my family, so my requests have been slow going out. Here are the handful of returns I've gotten over the past couple of months.

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    Jim Langer 1990 Pro Set Super Bowl Supermen x2
    Larry Little 1990 Pro Set Super Bowl Supermen x2
    Jim O'Brien 1990 Pro Set Super Bowl Super Moments, 1973 Topps, and IC w/ Super Bowl V and/or number inscription
    Rosey Grier photo

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    Aeneas Williams 1996 Score and 1994 Pro Line Live
    Harry Carson 2006 Topps Hall of Fame
    YA Tittle 2001 Topps Heritage 1956 All-Stars and 1991 Domino's QB Challenge w/ HOF inscription
    Charlie Hennigan 1994 UD Legends
    James Lofton 1992 Upper Deck SP W/ HOF Inscription
    Roger Craig 1990 Super Bowl Supermen and 1994 UD Legends

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    YA Tittle IC w/ HOF inscription
    Charlie Hennigans IC's w/ stats and team/years played
    Harry Carson w/ New York Giants inscription

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    Always looking for vintage stars/semistars/rookies in all sports.

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    Nice items being added. Thanks for sharing them with us all! Best of luck on the collection!
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