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You won't believe what Simmons saw

Updated: August 5, 2009, 6:00 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

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You're damned right that's a Theo Roosevelt rookie.


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Thought about buying this picture, then forging his autograph to say …

"I did not … have … sexual relations with Bill Simmons' wife!"
-- Bill Clinton

… and giving it to my wife for Christmas. She absolutely would have believed it. Maybe there's still time.



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"I'm John McCain and I approved the ridiculous price tag for this unexciting framed autographed photo."


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Lots to love here, including the term "free frank." That was a term used for any letter in Britain that could be mailed free of postage charge. That's right, you could become a "free frank" collector if you wanted.


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Did I mention that the collector's convention is the greatest place ever to buy an old trophy for your fantasy league? I mean, look at those things!


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Seeing this signed book from Tommy Sr. got me excited that there might be an autographed "PGA Tour '94" video game from Tommy the Third. Alas, there wasn't.


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Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) is the editor-in-chief of Grantland and the author of the New York Times no. 1 best-seller The Book of Basketball. For every Simmons column and podcast, log on to Grantland. To send him an e-mail, click here.

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