Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 3/3/13
I was walking around the mall yesterday with my wife, trying to get her to go into labor with our second child (first son). They say walking is good for kickstarting the labor process at this point, and as we were walking around, I decided to duck into the sports memorabilia store. I was pacing through the store, looking at the autographs of all the great players hanging on the wall, and I came across a beautiful autographed picture of Gary Carter. The funny thing is, I was talking to Joe D earlier that day about how I was going to groom my son to be the next great Mets catcher, and then found myself standing in front on that beuatifully framed picture of Carter. I had been in that store many times in the past, and never have seen a picture of Carter. People sometimes wonder what the big deal of owning an autgraphed picture of a great athlete is. Well, if you find the right piece of memorabilia, it should stir up some memories… Only the good die young. We hear that saying all the time,
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