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Chad Blake wins Tuff Stuff 'Best Collection' June

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We recently selected our winning entry for our June "Best
Collection" contest with Chad Blake winning an authentic signed
8-by-10 photo for his submission below.

The July "Best Collection" contest gets underway on Monday,
July 2 and runs through July 27 so look for the "CHANCE TO WIN
AUTHENTIC SIGNED PHOTOS" headlines throughout the site starting Monday for your chance to be the next monthly winner.

For those not familiar with the contest, the rules and requirements will be
listed with the posts that will be displayed starting Monday.
Scott Fragale web editor

To participate: CLICK HERE

By Chad Blake

I started my collection over 20 years ago and as I grew up, I started to
become less interested. Then I settled down and found collecting interesting
pieces of memorabilia and autographs were an inexpensive and fun way to
spend time with my wife. Seeing her excitement was unbelievable and getting autographs was much easier for her. I soon found out what was worth more than any of my 500+ autographs and 100,000+ cards. We had a little boy, Landon, my real treasure has been his reaction and the photos that my son has been able to take with famous stars such as: Cal Ripken Jr., Dave Winfield, Calvin Johnson, Brian McCann, and many more. He is now 10 months old and as our collection grows; our memories have forever been locked with the stars of my past and his future. We will treasure these photos forever.