After getting Adrian Gonzalez's autograph at Dodger Stadium I headed out to the Robert Woods Signing at South Bay Baseball Cards in Lomita. My buddy Michael from Deluxe Signature Collection aka DSC invited me to the event. Robert was scheduled to sign from 1-3pm at South Bay Baseball Cards today.
I arrived at the store at around 2 and met up with Michael. This was my first time at South Bay Baseball Cards and it was a nice shop compared to other card shops i've been to in the past with a good selection of sports cards and memorabilia. Cards shops near my neighborhood all went extinct during the 90s after the advent of Frank and Sons so it was nice to go to a mom and pop card shop to check out what they had.
As soon as I arrived Robert Woods was being interviewed by Blue Chip Talk.
After finishing up the interview he signed my 11x14 photo for me and was nice enough to inscribe my photo for me as well.
Robert is a good character guy and was nice to the fans today. I hope Robert kicks ass next season for the Buffalo Bills. I wished him good luck next season and that I hope he wins the offensive ROY award next year.
As soon as I got my photo signed DSC was nice enough to do on site authentication for me absolutely free which was a nice touch. They entered the item into their database so I can look up my item on their website and also provided me with a credit card that matches the hologram sticker on my photo.
Deluxe Signature Collection was also holding a raffle at the store giving away signed photos, mini helmets and full size USC helmets. I ended up winning the grand prize which was a full size USC helmet signed by the entire 2012 USC football team which was also authenticated by DSC.
The irony is that I am a UCLA grad so it's funny that I own all these USC items now. I still love how the signatures came out and since I am an autograph collector it was still a nice addition to the collection. I never thought my first signed full sized football helmet would be a USC helmet though. Still I felt really lucky to win the raffle.
I want to thank my friend Michael from DSC for inviting me to the Robert Woods signing. The signing was well organized and I encourage all of my readers to check out their upcoming signings.