I sent Bob Bruce a card on 6/23/07 and never got it back. I found a new address on-line and sent him two cards on June 4, 2009 and they were returned on June 16th---RTS. However, unlike most returns I get, the new address was listed on the label. I put Mr. Bruce's 1963 and 1966 Topps cards back in the mail the next day, thinking I'll try one more time.
You know what they say: third time's a charm. My cards came back yesterday, June 22nd, and both were signed.
Bruce started out with the Tigers in 1959 and played his last game with the Braves in '67. He was the 12th major league pitcher to strike out three batters in nine pitches; only 39 people have done this to date.
Here he is with the Colt .45s on his '63 Topps, #24:
8 years ago