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Back Lot Number: 722  
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Description: 1972 Roberto Clemente Gold Glove Award (Clemente's 12th and Final Gold Glove award). Prestigious figural award as presented annually to the premier defensive players of the National and American League by position. Walnut wooden plinth base displays a full size gilt painted Rawlings leather glove with "Major League All Star Fielding Team" impressed black lettering. Glove is positioned atop a central pedestal with applied image of Clemente on brass facade with two gilt painted baseballs perched on metal pedestals flanking. Silver plated placard displayed on front of base inscribed, "OF Roberto Clemente 12th Award 1972 The Sporting News National League All-Star Fielding Team". 16" long with some light surface wear to the Clemente brass placard. Very desirable 12th Gold Glove award as won by Clemente placing him with Willie Mays as the only two outfielders in history to win as many, Includes letter of provenance from the Clemente family: EX-EX/MT
Estimated Price Range: ($50,000-$100,000)
Current EST:  12/15/18 5:04:57 AM
  Sold for Price: $90,000.00;