We all have stories about our favorite pieces of memorabilia. Even those who aren’t active collectors have memories of the days when a player went out of his way to do something nice.
Fans have been writing players in search of autographs for decades. These days it’s a hobby for some, a business for others. Back in the day, players sometimes went out of their way to be nice.
Back in the 1950s, one young fan became attached to Hank Sauer. He recently came across a photo of the former Cub and writes about his memories of a special birthday.