We are all well aware of the impact inflation has had on our economy. From the price of gasoline for our vehicles to the cost of delivering food to our kitchen tables.
In today's economic times, those wise enough to visit that car wash 41 years ago certainly would have no regrets. With the boom in sports memorabilia collecting, that initial investment of cash and time would have paid off nicely. In the current market, the price to obtain such items relating to the 3 players is staggering. An 8x10 action photo of Bobby Orr goes for a cool $249.; Phil Esposito $59.; Ted Green $25.
So, next spring, one can hope that this kind of event is given new life like the plants and flowers. Perhaps, members of the Tampa Bay Lightning would be willing participants. The 2011 newspaper ad would read...
HOCKEY'S GREATEST STARS
IN PERSON - THIS SATURDAY
STEVE STAMKOS - VINCENT LECAVALIER - MATTIAS OHLUND
Hey, a poor guy or gal could get their vehicle washed 20 to 30 times in hope of a similar return down the road!