NY Times article on autographs & legibility
Baseball fans still clamor for autographs — as keepsakes, commodities or both. But today’s treasures have little of the elegance of those that came before. A recognizable signature, let alone an artful one, now seems as quaint as a Sunday doubleheader.
“Fans say, ‘Can you put your number on there?’ ” said Javier Lopez, a reliever for the San Francisco Giants. “Because there’s no chance they can read them.”
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