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Back Lot Number: 95  

Lot 95
Description: Joe DiMaggio Oakland Athletics original contract. Typewritten original contract issued to DiMaggio for employment with the Oakland Athletics as a coach for the 1968 season. Contract is five pages long and has been signed by DiMaggio along with A's President Charles O'Finley. The charismatic O'Finley brought DiMaggio to the A's as a coach and executive to spur interest in the team during their first season in Oakland. DiMaggio is credited with having helped develop a young Reggie Jackson, one of several players he worked with. Joe once said of Reggie, "Reggie is still green as grass, we've just got to bring his talents to the surface. They're all there, no question." Includes LOA from James Spence Authentication: NM
Sold For: $3,200.00

Estimated Price: ($2,000.00-$3,000.00)