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Sonia Sotomayor Won’t Sign Your Baseball

Some baseball players won’t sign trading cards.  Others refuse to put their name on a bat.  Sonia Sotomayor has a baseball phobia, it would seem.

Sonia Sotomayor U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is known for helping end the devastating 1994 baseball strike, a decision that may have scored a lot of points at the time, but also  may have led to her queasiness about signing anything closely associated with the national past time.

The Washington Post’s gossip columnists observed her at the Congressional softball game, saying no even to those who presented softballs.

Is her decision related to upholding her judicial integrity or yet another case of a famous person afraid that someone will sell it on eBay?

One sports memorabilia company just wants a piece of the action, according to the Post.


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