Roberto Hernandez has always been a great signed through the mail. Earlier in the year, I purchased a couple of balls with the hopes of getting them signed at some of the White Sox games I went to. Although I wasn't successful at the games, I hoped to get them signed by players who achieved milestones while in a White Sox uniform (All-Star, Rookie of the Year, Cy Young...). I sent 3 off in October. This is the first to come back.
Roberto was a great closer for the Sox after taking over from Bobby Thigpen. He was part of the infamous White Flag Trade of 1997. He continued pitching until 2007 and was a very successful member of the bullpen throughout his years in Baseball.