Many years ago, I wrote a post about collecting Willard Marshall cards at Talking Chop. I wrote a lot of posts back then about vintage Braves cards and the players on them, but I never gave him much thought after.
Almost 4 years after that post went up, I received a sweet email from a man who got a baseball from Marshall with the signatures of the 1949 New York Giants. He had seen Marshall play with the Giants and the Braves. It’s the kindest email I’ve ever received.