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OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009 at 12:53 PM

Tom Boblitt  (Premier Login autograf)

Wow.........fantastic effort..........just a cursory glance at it almost made me take a 1/2 day from work today!

Hopefully the three authors will be participating in the autograph pavillion at this year's National......


    
This message has been edited by autograf on Jan 9, 2009 1:00 PM


 
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Jason L
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Tom, re-sent an email regarding books

January 9 2009, 1:17 PM 

and posted in the relevant thread on BST
please take a look

thanks!

 
 

J Levine
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 1:43 PM 

I didn't even think about an autographed copy...now I want mine autographed (although not authenticated)...I hope my book is waiting for me at home today...

Joshua

 
 

Dan Bretta
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 2:10 PM 

Tom prolly has some perks with UPS so he gets his packages a day quicker than the rest of us. wink.gif

 
 

Tom Boblitt
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Ha....................

January 9 2009, 2:38 PM 

I WISH that were the case. Ideally, I guess I could intercept the pacakge in our Worldport hub here that about a million pkgs go through a night but I'd have to drag my sorry ass out in the middle of the night to pick it up and ride a triple decker bus in about a mile or two and it'd be majorly illegal to do something like that to. So....just got lucky. Had it shipped to my UPS Store postal box and it was there when I picked up the mail today.


 
 
Marty Ogelvie
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 2:47 PM 

At the risk of looking foolish, where in the BST is the book listed?  I could not find sad.gif

 

Marty


 
 

Dan Bretta
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 2:48 PM 

It would have been worth it though right? happy.gif

I'm going to guess since you live right by the hub I'm not going to get mine until Monday. I'll be jonesing all weekend!

 
 

Dan Bretta
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 3:51 PM 

No need to jones over the weekend. OJ book has arrived.

I REPEAT OJ BOOK HAS ARRIVED.

Nice work fellas!

 
 
Fred C
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 3:57 PM 

Where did the book ship from? This will tell me if mine arrives today or next week.

Thanks

 
 

Dan Bretta
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Network 54 Moderator

Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 4:11 PM 

Fred, mine shipped from RR Donnelly in Jefferson City, MO.

 
 
David G
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OJ book

January 9 2009, 4:12 PM 

Dangit, mine didn't come today. Now I'm going to be bitter and angry all night.

 
 

JimB
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 4:14 PM 

Mine has not arrived yet. sad.gif
JimB

 
 
Anthony S.
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 4:16 PM 

Could someone scan/photograph a page or two of the book and post it. I've been considering buying one, but lack the intestinal fortitude to pay the $125 sight unseen.

 
 

Dan Bretta
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 4:31 PM 

Anthony, if I get some time in the next few hours I may do so....I just barely got through skimming the first 50 or so pages and I'm knocked out...Some of those California League cards I've not seen before and they are awesome.

 
 

ernest reyes
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is it possible to still order a copy?

January 9 2009, 4:31 PM 

for some inexplicable reason i did not order a copy and now i'm kicking myself. Is it possible to order a copy now and how do i go about doing that?

http://dodgersblueheaven.blogspot.com/
http://imageevent.com/ernestreyes
http://mywantlist.blogspot.com/

 
 
barrysloate
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 4:44 PM 

Anthony- I was fortunate to be able to view the proofs a few months back, and I will say this: imagine the best you might expect the book to be, and it will surpass that. It is jaw-dropping, both the pictures and the text.

 
 

leon
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got mine today

January 9 2009, 4:47 PM 

Someone dropped the box it came in and lowered the technical grade, with a corner ding, down to a:

Pro- 10
PSA- 5
Beckett- 4
SGC- 2
GAI- *will know more on Monday


seriously, even my wife says it's awesome. Nice job by 3 of our most respected board members, Joe G, Jay M, and Richard M.....

 
 
Anthony S.
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 4:57 PM 

Okay, Dan and Barrys' word(s) cinch it. I join Ernest in wondering/hoping I can still order a copy.

 
 

Max Weder
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 5:05 PM 

Can someone post a scan?

I don't actually read baseball books, but base my purchasing decisions as to how good the book looks on my bookshelf happy.gif

[linked image]

 
 

Dan Bretta
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Re: OJ Book in hand..........

January 9 2009, 5:06 PM 

Here are a few photos from the book...if the authors object to this I will take them down.

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