Like advertising, baseball relies on great pitches, a loyal fan base, and the power of grown men in animal costumes to sway public opinion. Endorse America’s pastime with today’s Groupon: for $149, you get a Chris Carpenter autographed-baseball package from Powers Collectibles (a $308.95 value). The package includes the following:
- 2011 World Series baseball autographed by Chris Carpenter (a $299 value)
- Free shipping to the 48 contiguous United States (a $9.95 value)
- Certificate of authenticity<p>
Powers Collectibles preserves sports’ greatest moments through a nostalgia-packed lineup of authenticated memorabilia. St. Louis fans can add a piece of Cardinal lore to their shrine of memorabilia or beef up their collection of luxurious cue-ball replacements with a 2011 World Series baseball signed by three-time All Star and 2005 Cy Young Award–winner Chris Carpenter. Cherish this year’s improbable playoff run with a collector’s item that celebrates the Cardinals stud pitcher that led the Cards to its 11th World Series Title, including a stellar Game 7 performance on three days rest and four corn-dog diet. The ball arrives at its destination with a unique authenticity hologram number that states the item and the day it was signed.
Powers Collectibles beefs up memorabilia collections with authenticated, high-quality merchandise autographed by some of the world's biggest celebrities and sports stars. Owner and industry veteran Matt Powers launched the web-based company with two goals in mind: to conveniently provide authentic mementos via the Internet, and to offer quality custom-framing options alongside collectibles. Today, Powers Collectibles stocks an expansive arsenal of signed souvenirs from sports stars, music icons, Hollywood stars, political personalities, and John Hancock impersonators. Lavish frames and display cases further glamorize autographed treasures, keeping them safe from wear, tear, and spitting camels.