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Description: 1972 Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds contract - M.V.P. Award winning season. Uniform Player's contract as executed between Bench and the Reds for his services during the 1972 season is dated January 13, 1972. Signed by Bench ("Johnny Bench"), N.L. President Chub Feeney, and Reds G.M. Bob Howsam. Ink signatures rate 8 to 8/9 out of 10. Typical fold lines and a hint of light wear with some light/minor discoloration on front. Bench had a career year in 1972 leading the National League with (40) homeruns and (125) RBI to claim his first M.V.P. Award and earned a Gold Glove for his defensive play. Includes letter of provenance from Johnny Bench and auction LOA from JSA: Sigs. NM, Contract EX-EX/MT
Estimated Price Range: ($3,000-$5,000)
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