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Sign This [autographed]

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a New Sports Book, Sign This: The Real Truth About Your Sports Heroes And The Sports Autograph Industry, Features The Personalities Of More Than 200 Athletes In Autograph Situations, And An In Depth Exploration Of The Sports Autograph Industry.

Author Tom Bunevich, Who Was One Of The Nation's Leading Sports Collectible Show Promoters While In Business From 1983-97 During Which He Hosted Over 300 Athletes, Offers His Observations On Some Of The Biggest Name Athletes In The World. Chapters Include His Top Ten Jerks, Top Ten God Guys, Ratings Of Another 100 Well-known Sports Celebrities, And Close Encounters On The Autograph Circuit. Bunevich Is A 1975 Graduate Of Marshall University With A B.a. In Journalism.

The Tampa Resident Estimates That He Sold More Than $2 Million Worth Of Autograph Tickets And Items While In Business. He's Also An Autograph Collector. Big Names In The Book Are Mickey Mantle, Terry Bradshaw, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Muhammad Ali, Pete Rose, Joe Dimaggio, Ted Williams, Dick Butkus, And Dan Marino.

If You Want To Find Out What Your Sports Hero Is Really Like And Not Have It Sugar Coated, Then This Book Is For Your. Some Of The Tales From The Autograph Circuit Are Priceless. You'll Be Educated, Entertained And Informed By Reading It.

about The Author:
tom Bunevich Graduated From Marshall University In 1975 With A Ba In Journalism. After Obtaining A Ma In Sports Administration In 1982 From Biscayne College (now St. Thomas University) In Miami, Florida, Bunevich Entered The Sports Memorabilia Business. He Started Bay Area Sports Collectables In Tampa, Florida In 1983.

Tom Has Worked For A Small Number Of Local Newspapers, The Charleston Daily Mail (wv), Pittsburgh Post-gazette (pa), And Cannonsburg (ps) Daily Notes. He Has Written Many Freelance Articles For Sports Collectors Digest, Sweet Sport And Various Other Publications Dealing With The Sports Collectible Industry. From 1991 To 1995, Tom Hosted A Weekly One Hour Collectible Show On Wfns-sports Radio 910 In Tampa.

After Selling His Two Sports Collectible Shops In 1989, Tom Formed Tb Sports Promotions. Tb Sports Conducted Sports Collectible Shows In Central Florida For Eight Years, Hosting More Than 300 Sports Figure Autograph Guests For The Events. He Was A Founder And First President On The Florida Baseball Card Dealers Association.

Bunevich Is An Autograph Collector And Gained Prestige As One The The Leading Sports Collectibles Show Promoters In The Nation. In Business Frp, 1983 Through 1997, He Earned A Reputation For Honesty, Integrity, And Quality Service. He Estimates He Has Sold More Than $2 Million Worth Of Autograph Signature Tickets And Items In His 14 Years In The Industry. Bunevich Has Worked As Show Manager For Tampa Tribune Productions Since October 1997. He Lives In Tampa With His Wife Sue, And Sons Matthew And Andrew.

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celebrity Autographs Are A Valuable Commodity Today, And Bunevich Is In A Position To Tell Readers Just Haw Valuable They Are. He Organized Signings By Athletes From The Mid 1980's Through 1997. He Offers Lots Of Juicy Details Regarding Our Sports Heroes And The Appearance Fees They Command. Leading Off His Top Ten Jerks List Is Baseball Hall-of-famer Willie Mays Followed By Such Household Names As Joe Dimaggio, Pete Rose, And Reggie Jackson. Among The Nice Guys Are Former Chicago Bear Dick Butkus, Muhammad Ali, And Harmon Killabrew. Valuable Info For Autograph Collectors And Some Dishy Behind-the-scenes Facts Make This A Good Choice Where There Is Interest In Sports Collectibles.—booklist