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Description: Significant Roberto Clemente 1967-68 Puerto Rican Baseball All-Star Team trophy. Fine quality mahogany plinth style trophy as presented to Clemente for his selection to the Puerto Rican All-Star team as a member of the San Juan Club for 1967-68. Applied brass placard at the base inscribed, "Presented by the Rawlings Sporting Goods Company for his Selection as a member of the Sporting News Puerto Rican Baseball Professional League All-Star Team". Central pedestal also has inscribed brass placard, "Roberto Clemente Right Field All-Star 1967-68". Two brass figural eagles flank a central baseball pedestal with figural batsman on top. 19" tall with some appropriate light to moderate surface wear. Clemente had played with the San Juan team for the 1967-68 season compiling a batting average of .382. Very fine presentational trophy of notable rarity with relation to the greatest Latin American player in the history of the game. Includes letter of provenance from the Clemente family: EX
Estimated Price Range: ($10,000-$15,000)
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