In 1999 I went to my first Major League games in Atlanta when they hosted the Boston Red Sox. We were seated in right centerfield for both games and had a great view. I was able to get Pedro Martinez to toss me a ball before the first game while he and several other Red Sox pitchers were running sprints in the outfield. The second game netted me something even better. I went to the Red Sox dugout area about two hours before the game and they were interviewing Pedro and Nomar Garciaparra just in front of where I was standing. After the interview I was able to get Nomar to autograph a card for me!!!
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Nomar signing several autographs.
Trot Nixon being interviewed. Game time was approaching and the ushers run me out of area before Trot came over to sign.
Pedro and Nomar being interviewed. Pedro decided to head back into dugout after interview but I did get a Nomar autograph!!
My pictures from Spring Training 2000 in Ft. Myers FL