An unusual request
My name is Jason I am from Cincinnati Ohio, going to the dodgers spring training this year….
So my real question is, can you send me a good picture of your face, I want to get you tattooed on me. I think of you as a baseball hero! More along the lines of doing something you love and getting paid. Wish I could do what you do.
Well anyways, also If I sent you a ball would you autograph it? I would include all the return postage as well.
Well let me know, keep up the good grabs, 7 days till spring training game!!!!
After writing back to Jason, I received the following reply:
Yes I am sincere, I have get portraits of people who have inspired me, and people who I like, I am thinking about 5-6 inches tall and 4-5 on the width maybe if you could take one with you holding a baseball in each hand up to your face, that would be great. It will most likely be on my right leg.
I know it is a strange request, an I am happy you are flattered and yes I would send you a pick of the finished result, and I would eventually like to meet you one day to show you in person.
I will mail you the ball early next week to your family’s bookstore!
I answered him again, and here’s what he wrote:
Yes blog away! Taking a few pictures would be awesome, then I will let you know which one I choose. It all depends when my tattoo artist has an opening, but most likely before this year’s season starts. Just email me the photos when you have time, and we will go from there. Cool?
…and that’s where it stands. Assuming he actually goes through with it and then sends me a photo, I’ll post an update, so stay tuned…