of Joaquin Phoenix getting booed for not signing autographs may explain why he was so crazed and morose on the Letterman show. Phoenix should learn that it helps to cultivate a favorable impression with fans; then you can do whatever you want. For example, Mickey Mantle always found time for his followers, especially if they were buying the drinks
, so now that's it's revealed that The Mick signed a baseball "Fuck Yogi,"
everyone just thinks it's funny instead of a terrible shame requiring another horrific, healing performance by Roy Clark
. CNBC's Darren Rovell found the item at the Grey Flannel auction website
, which averred the signature authentic and currently has the priceat $2,750. Well worth it, we say, as a keepsake for one's children. Photo via Grey Flannel.