Merry Christmas indeed for me.
The final Friday before the holiday weekend and I just received the actual card of the immortal Vin Scully from the redemption I sent into Topps just a little time ago. Honestly I expected this to show up sometime next year as I looked at Mr. Scully's age and even though he is retired I didn't think he would pump these out so quickly. Once again this shows Vin's on top of his game as he signed the cards pretty damn quick and now I have this beautiful replacement autograph for my collection.
Vin was the last signed ball I had in my possession after the ball purge and though it hurt to part with it I knew it was the right decision and it was confirmed with this now officially in hand. As with most of my cards I will be submitting this to BGS in a couple months for grading but I will go the raw grade review route as if it does not earn a 9.5 then I will just have it encased without a grade attached to it. 9.5, 9 whatever it earns it will not be leaving my possession as this is a prized piece and I can't see me ever letting it go unless for some reason I "upgrade" to another Vin autograph.
Thank you again to Vin for getting these signed so quickly and Merry Christmas to all and may you have a very Happy New Year as well.
Thank you for reading and have a blessed day.