Every game has its dedicated fan. As for baseball, the fans would die to get the respective cards being personally autographed by their favorite heroes. As for collecting autographs, there might be an endless of opportunities. However getting a baseball card autograph would sometimes test your patience and power of will. Additionally, many people are not willing to give their signature for free. Sports personalities in this category include most baseball players, including the majority of the New York Yankees, Joe Dimaggio, and most notoriously, Barry Bonds. You will find that not all players sign autographs by the same set of rules.
For instance, getting the baseball card and getting it signed personally by the player himself might be considered as most logical. It has been estimated that over 80 percent of the autographed items of famous American sports players being sold over the Internet are fakes, and getting the card signed in person is the best way to ensure yours is not fake. However getting close to the player and getting him sign the small piece of card might be an object of eternal luck. Still luck favors the bold and if you have the determination you might even get your card autographed by the player himself.
There are some possible scenarios of how it is being done. After the game while he is going out of the stadium, you might as well hound for an autograph fighting contest amongst several other frantic fans and hoping the security will allow; for a short period of time; the player to get a taste of his fame. Waiting for long hours in the practice session hoping the guards would be satisfied by the determination and would allow you to get close to the player; is supposed to be the best way though. While getting the autograph don’t be overwhelmed by the situation and thank the player of your dreams. If you are lucky the other players might be impressed by the maturity and open you a gate to heaven for your upcoming autograph hunting; by recommending you to the security guards as safe.
Finally, a word of warning. The value of a baseball card may exceed the value of the signature. A collector of signatures will not always pay extra for the rare baseball card. The autograph collectors main concern is displaying the signature. At the same time, the baseball card collector may prefer the card to be in pristine state, unchanged since it was manufactured. This is why it is not a good idea to have an expensive baseball card signed. You could devalue the price of the card, and get less for it.