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Unique Jim Brown Autograph Fires Up Coach

Not everyone standing in line at an autograph show has it planned out well in advance. Sometimes a non-collector can steal the show.

NFL Hall of Famers make popular autograph guests, in part because there are so many different things a fan can have them sign. Footballs, helmets, jerseys, photographs and cards are all fair game.

But for one Maryland high school coach, the name "Jim Brown" didn’t just mean football. He spent some quality time with the man who may have been the greatest running back ever–and then e-mailed his experience to a local sportswriting friend who is sharing it with everyone else.

Authentic Jim Brown autographs

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