Growing up, there was a dude I always admired...and he played for the Texas Rangers most of his career.When he came to the Yankees for the 1985 season, I was psyched. His name was Billy Sample.Over this past weekend, Billy and I spoke on Facebook. Little did he realize that we spoke once before. Back in the summer of 2003 when my 11 year old son was just a baby. I'm not sure if I ever told the Bleeding Yankee Blue audience about this, but when all of my kids were born, I made it a mission of mine to send out my baseball cards to baseball players and ask them for their autograph for my son. I've stayed true to that, collecting many autographs over the years for my 4 boys. And when they are old enough to have a true interest in the baseball players of years past, I will hand them their...

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