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Description: 1971 Johnny Bench Gold Glove Award. Prestigious award as presented annually to the premier defensive players of the National and American League by position. Classic design showcases a gold finish Rawlings leather glove with "Major League All Star Fielding Team" impressed in black lettering. This sits atop a pedestal that has a metal placard imprinted with a likeness of Bench on front. On either side sit a pair of gold finished baseballs in three pronged holders. Additional metal placard on the lower front reads, "C - Johnny Bench - 4th Award, 1971 The Sporting News National League All-Star Fielding Team". Measures 6.5"x17.25" at widest points and stands approx. 16.5" tall. Light scattered wear and the base has a minor split where two pieces of wood were joined in the fabrication of the award. fourth of (10) Gold Gloves Bench would earn as the Reds catcher. Includes letter of provenance from Johnny Bench: EX with note to description
Estimated Price Range: ($15,000-$30,000)
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