I knew that other Dodgers were scheduled to appear and prior to Paco's schedule appearance at 11 they were to have A.J. Ellis and Brandon League to sign at 10:30. Man, with an eight game losing streak and not the most popular players doing a signing ( though AJ is popular he is not on par with Kershaw, Kemp, etc ) the hall was bare to the wall. There was no one in line for either player and they still had over a hour left for signing as I got there around 10:50. They were just sitting around signing for the promoter instead.
Paco arrived on time and promptly started signing. He happened to be the most popular of the 3 as I was number 3 in a line of 7. I have never been to a paid signing with the turnout being so low. Anyways, got up to Paco and he was nice and cordial. One problem though was that the prior person to me had a leaky pen and it got on Paco's finger which then got smudged a tad onto my ball. Ugh. Oh well, it comes with the hobby. I said thank you and started back towards L.A. to attend early batting practice where I had even better luck. See the next post. Thank you for making the appearance Paco.