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Back Items For The Auction of July 15th, 2014  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 201 Striking Minnesota Twins large format "Welcome" banner c.1960s. Red, white, and blue stadium style cloth banner has large central portion with screened on "Welcome Minnesota Twins" titling and period team logo graphic. Approx. (8) feet by (3) feet at extremes with minimal wear. "Fillmore & Bradbury" makers tag on back: EX/MT ($1,000-$3,000) $1,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 202 Minnesota Twins ashtray c.1960s. Uncommon figural ashtray done in shape of the state with raised team logo players at center. Marked "Haeger" on back and essentially unused with no mentionable wear. Measures approx. 9.25"x11" at extremes: NM ($250-$500) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 203 "Welcome Minnesota Twins" banner c.1960s. Large satin banner with screened on team logo graphic and "Welcome Minnesota Twins" titling measures approx. 21"x29" overall. Original wooden bar insert remains at top with gold colored plastic end caps and tassel ended string for hanging. Fringe work at bottom is done in matching color. Mild fading and some light general wear effects some of the screened on portions. There is one small tear at center and smaller tear to one edge: EX/MT display value ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 204 Brooks Robinson 1965 MLB All-Star Game professional model baseball bat. Adirondack 302 model bat measures 34.5" long and weighs 32.3oz. The barrel end is foil stamped "Robinson, 1965 All Stars" and model number "194B" is stamped in the knob. Unused with no mentionable wear and a hint of soiling to barrel in a few areas. The fifth in a string of (15) consecutive All-Star appearances, Robinson was coming off an MVP season and would win a Gold Glove for his play in 1965, then lead the Orioles to a Championship the following year. Includes LOAs from Hunt Auctions and PSA/DNA: NM ($1,000-$3,000) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 205 Moose Skowron 1965 MLB All-Star Game professional model baseball bat. Adirondack 302 model bat measures 36" long and weighs 35oz. The barrel end is foil stamped "Skowron, 1965 All Stars" and model number "194X" is stamped in the knob. Unused with no visible wear. Includes LOAs from Hunt Auctions and PSA/DNA: NM ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 206 Minnesota Twins 1965 World Series ashtray. Highly visual piece remains in unused "like new" condition with no mentionable wear. Measures 7"x13" at extremes, marked "Red Wing" on underside: NM ($250-$500) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 207 "Win Twins" banner c.1960s. White satin banner has vibrantly colored screened on graphic/lettering. Measures approx. 18.5"x29" overall and retains original wooden display rod at top which has gold colored endcaps. Yellow tassel ended string is done in color match to fringe. Light wear: EX/MT-NM display value ($300-$500) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 208 Vintage Richard Nixon single signed baseball c.1950s. Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed on the side panel, "To Ray, from Richard Nixon." Ink has faded a bit and now rates 6-6/7 out of 10; ball displays an even cream coloration with well defined stampings and has several small flaws mostly in the form of yellowed indentations/spots. Far earlier than those which are typically encountered with nearly all available examples dating to the 1980s and early 90s. Includes full LOA from JSA: Ball EX/MT, Sig. EX ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 209 Frank Sinatra single signed baseball. Rawlings L.MacPhail Official American League baseball has been signed on the side panel, "Dear Ray - thank you for all the nice things, Francis Sinatra 78." Black thin point felt tipped marker signature rates 8 out of 10. Ball has toned throughout with faded stampings and may have been lightly used. Includes a brief note from Sinatra to Ray dated 1981 (secretarially signed) offering his thanks for some autographed baseballs and auction LOA from JSA: Sig. EX/MT-NM ($500-$750) $1,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 210 1970 Minnesota Twins team signed baseball with Herman Hill. Reach J.Cronin Official American League baseball has been signed by (33) incl. Killebrew, Carew, Blyleven, Allison, Thompson, Kaat, Oliva, and Herman Hill (one of the most elusive rarities in the field of modern baseball autograph collecting). Ink signatures rate uniformly strong 8 to 9/10 out of 10 and the ball is nearly pure white with unusually bold stampings. Includes full LOA from JSA: NM ($250-$500) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 211 1975 Boston Red Sox team signed baseball (American League Champions). Spalding L.MacPhail Official American League baseball has been signed by (23) incl. Yastrzemski (over stampings), Fisk, Rice, Lynn, Petrocelli, Evans, Tiant, Lee, and others. D. Johnson is clubhouse signed. Ink signatures rate consistent 7/8 out of 10. Ball displays a cream colored surface and retains bold stampings. Choice example from this immensely sought after team with exceptional display value given Fisk/Yastrzemski positioning. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 212 Fine 1978 Rod Carew Minnesota Twins professional model home jersey. White knit jersey has "Twins" lettered across the front in scripted logo font with player number "29" below. Number also appears on back below the name, "Carew." On the left sleeve is a team logo patch. "Wilson" manufacturer's tag in collar notes the size, "42", and a "78 3" embroidered year/set number strip tag is on front tail. Carew was the backbone of the Twins organization through all of his dozen seasons with the club starting in 1967 with his Rookie of The Year campaign. His first batting title was captured in 1969 and he never again hit less than .300 and won (6) more while with the team, was voted to (12) consecutive All-Star teams (a streak which extended to 18 after a move to California), and was named the 1977 American League MVP. His number 29 has been retired by both the Twins and California Angels. Jersey has usage and wash wear evident throughout and is well preserved offering outstanding display value. It has been relayed by our consignor, the Twins longtime equipment Manager, that this jersey was worn by Carew during his last home game played in Minnesota. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($7,500-$10,000) $8,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 213 Rod Carew autographed professional model baseball bat c.1977-79 (PSA GU 8). Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with Carew facsimile signature and model number "C243" burned into the barrel end measures 34.25" long and weighs 30.6oz. Strong usage wear evident throughout with ball, stitch, and cleat marks visible throughout the hitting surface. Pine tar remains on crack handle and there is an additional small crack/separation near centerbrand. Player number "29" is written on the knob and Carew has signed the barrel in black marker rating 8/9 out of 10 and inscribed "3053 HOF 1991." Fine example offers outstanding display value. Includes LOAs from Hunt Auctions, PSA/DNA (graded GU 8), and JSA: EX ($750-$1,000) $1,800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 214 1979 Harmon Killebrew Minnesota Twins professional model home jersey (Coaching era). White knit jersey has "Twins" lettered across the front with number "3" below. Number also appears on back below the name, "Killebrew." On the left sleeve is a team logo patch. Wilson manufacturer's tag in collar notes the size, "44", and there is a year "79" embroidered strip tag on front tail. Very light evident wear. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 215 1954 New York Yankees team signed baseball. Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (24) incl. Mantle, Berra, Rizzuto, Dickey, Coleman, Ford and others. Stengel is clubhouse signed. Ink signature rate 7/8-8 out of 10 appearing bold against the cream colored surface. Small "1954" year identifier written on sweetspot and League stampings remain bold and well defined. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($750-$1,000) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 216 1967 Minnesota Twins team signed baseball. Reach J.Cronin Official American League baseball has been signed by (30) incl. Killebrew, Wynn, Martin, Perry, Carew, Allison, Kaat, Oliva, and others. Ink signatures rate 7 to 8/9 out of 10. Ball displays an even cream coloration and retain bold stampings. Errant year notation of "1968" on sweetspot. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 217 1956 Washington Senators team signed baseball. Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (30) incl. Killebrew, Dressen, Herzog, Sievers, and others. Ink sigantures rate 7/8-8 out of 10, ball has toned with some additional spotting throughout. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball VG/EX-EX, Sigs. EX/MT-NM ($250-$500) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 218 Tony Oliva autographed c.1969-74 Minnesota Twins professional model hat. Classic style done in deep blue with embroidered red/white "TC" logo on front. "Wilson Professional Cap" tag remains present on interior cloth band and there is a size "7 1/4" flag tag below. Strong usage wear evident throughout with some additional minor soiling. Underside of brim has vintage "6" written on and Oliva has signed the hat (later period) in marker rating 8 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA (auto): EX ($250-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 219 1950s Minneapolis Millers professional model home jersey and travel trunk. Desirable pairing as relates to one of the more noted Minor League teams of the period and dating to an era when Hall of Famers Willie Mays, Monte Irvin, and Ray Dandridge spent time with the club. Cream colored flannel jersey with "Millers" across the front in logo font has player number "24" on back and is done in style which likely places it in the earlier part of the 1950s. "Wilson" manufacturer's tag present on front tail along with size "44" and wash tags. Jersey remains in fine state of preservation with evident usage and wash wear; large travel trunk offering ideal qualities for display is lettered on top surface, "Minneapolis Millers Base Ball Club NO7 Rush NO7." Well used with wear and some surface loss throughout. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($2,000-$3,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 220 1967 Tony Oliva autographed Minnesota Twins professional model home jersey. Pinstriped flannel jersey with "Twins" team name lettered across the front has player number "6" on back. Left sleeve bears the familiar team logo patch. "Oliva" embroidered strip tag is present in collar and additional "67 Set 7" strip tag on tail notes the year and set number. Wilson manufacturer's tag above lists size "42." Signed on the front in black marker rating 8 out of 10. Usage and wash wear evident throughout with the jersey remaining in well preserved condition offering fine display qualities. Oliva's number 6 has been retired by the Twins with whom he spent his entire (15) year Major League career earning the 1964 Rookie of the Year Award, (3) batting titles, a Gold Glove, and (8) All-Star appearances. Desirable all original flannel as relates to a noted Franchise player. Includes letter of provenance (from the Fred Budde collection), LOA from Hunt Auctions, and auction LOA from JSA (auto): EX ($5,000-$7,500) $5,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 221 1957 Milt Bolling Washington Senators professional model home jersey. Pinstriped flannel jersey with "W" team logo on front chest (a recent replacement) and player number "20" on back. "Bolling" embroidered strip tag in collar has a small area of loss. "Wilson" manufacturers tag on front tail notes the size, 42, with adjacent wash tag. Below is a "1957" year embroidered strip tag. Usage and wash wear evident throughout. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: E ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 222 1965 American and National League All-Star partial team signed baseballs. Pair of Reach J.Cronin Official American League baseballs with the first signed by (20) AL team members incl. Killebrew, Oliva, Howard, B.Robinson, Kaline, Colavito, and others. Sigs rate 7-8 out of 10, ball displays an even cream coloration with well defined stampings; other is signed by (20) NL team members incl. Koufax, Banks, F.Robinson, Stargell, Gibson, Santo, B.Williams, Drysdale, and Rose. Sigs rate 7-8 out of 10. Ball displays light even toning with well defined stampings. Each has small handwritten identifier. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($500-$750) $273.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 223 Minnesota Twins pennant c.1960s. Full sized red felt pennant with screened on titling/graphic displays light scattered wear: EX/MT ($100-$200) $40.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 224 Zoilo Versalles 1965 Minnesota Twins "American League Champions" 10K gold ring. Commemorative ring has faux diamond set at center of red face which is lettered around the edge, "American League Champions." Left shank has a relief at the Twins logo with "Minnesota" lettered above and "1965" below; right has additional logo and the name "Versalles" at top and his number "2" noted in a crossed bats/ball design. Size 11 and marked on the interior band, "10K." Weighs (25) grams. Although origins of this particular ring can not be stated with certainty it is done in similar (not same) style as those which were awarded to team members (with several differences incl. a different coloration to upper surface) and is of high quality. Light evident wear: EX/MT ($2,000-$4,000) $1,900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 225 1959 Harmon Killebrew - "The Killebrew's" presentational wall clock. Art deco style hanging clock by Forestville has small metal placard affixed to face reading, "The Killebrew's Payette Lions 1959." Interesting association piece with relation to Killebrew's hometown of Payette, Idaho. Well preserved displaying little to no wear. Includes letter of provenance from Nita Killebrew: EX/MT-NM ($200-$400) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 226 Late 1960s professional quality undershirt attributed to Harmon Killebrew. Tim McAuliffe brand undershirt done in cream colored material with blue sleeves has manufacturer's tag at base of the neck which lists size, "XL." A vintage black marker "3" is written at upper back and the shirt shows heavy use/wear with some scattered moth holes, a few other small areas of fabric loss, and some rips/tears at side. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($250-$500) $110.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 227 Rare 1958 Harmon Killebrew Washington Senators professional model home jersey. Harmon Killebrew went about his business in a methodical and quiet fashion playing first for the Washington Senators and then the Minnesota Twins when the franchise relocated. All the while "The Killer" posted lofty statistical numbers which were the equal of the greatest players from the 1950-60s era. Offered is one of the finest Kilebrew game jerseys extant dating to his early career period with the Washington Senators. Pinstriped zipper front flannel has "W" team logo on front chest and player number "3" on back. "Killebrew" embroidered strip tag appears in the collar and additional "58" embroidered year tag is on front tail. The "Wilson" manufacturers tag above notes size (44) and a wash tag is below. Strong usage and wash wear evident throughout with some staining and light fraying to material. The collar tag has some loss along both the top and bottom and the front chest logo is a period original which was removed from another Senators home jersey to replace a Minor League logo which had been in place. Killebrew has signed the jersey (3) times (collar, front tail, and on back number) in one case inscribing "1958" jersey and in another, "HOF 84 573 HR's." Marker signatures rate 6/7 (front) to 8 out of 10. One of the earliest and most significant game jerseys from the legendary slugger and member of the 500 Home Run Club. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and auction LOA from JSA: EX ($30,000-$40,000) $35,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 228 Harmon Killebrew autographed professional model glove (inscribed "game used") c.1960s. Rawlings Trapper model left handed baseman's mitt displaying considerable usage wear has been signed on outer thumb, "My game used glove 1960, Harmon Killebrew." Black marker signature rates 7/8 out of 10 and the glove has a vintage faded "Kille" notation (block letter) to right of where Rawlings tag used to be present. Some impressed markings remain visible on exterior; interior can largely no longer be seen due to use/wear and/or discoloration. Leather has dried at areas with some "checking" to palm but overall it remains pliable. An exceptional career era piece of noted rarity with desirable first hand player use attribution. Includes LOAs from Hunt Auctions, Mears ("authentic" grade), auction LOA from JSA (auto), and additional letter from a noted Twins collector relaying that it has been displayed in the U.S. Senate Office Building and Howard University: EX ($10,000-$15,000) $8,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 229 Harmon Killebrew autographed 1965 MLB All-Star Game professional model baseball bat. Adirondack 302 model bat measures 35" long and weighs 33.6oz. The barrel end is foil stamped "Killebrew, 1965 All Stars" and he has signed the bat in blue marker rating 8 out of 10. Model number "194VP" is stamped in the knob. Touch of light surface wear to bat is mentioned purely for accuracy and it appears unused. Desirable piece as relates to Killebrew's career in Minnesota with the game, played at Metropolitan Stadium, marking his 5th appearance in the mid-summer classic. Just two days before he hit a dramatic late game home run to lead the Twins to a win over New York and in the All-Star Game he performed in similar fashion with a (2) run homer to erase a National League lead. The Twins would go on to capture the American League Pennant, their first in over (30) years. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions (bat) and auction LOA from JSA (auto): EX/MT-NM ($2,000-$4,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 230 Harmon Killebrew 1963 MLB All-Star Game professional model baseball bat. Adirondack model 302 bat measures 35" long and weighs 35.2oz. Model #21C stamped on knob end with uncommon impressed white lettering on barrel end, "KILLEBREW 1963 All-Stars" . Signed by Killebrew in blue sharpie on the barrel. Bat itself shows minimal if any use and presents beautifully with original surface intact. Includes LOAs from JSA (autograph) and Hunt Auctions (bat): EX/MT-NM ($1,500-$3,000) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 231 Rod Carew autographed 1975 MLB All-Star Game commemorative bat. Adirondack brand Big Stick bat with "Rod Carew" block lettered into the barrel has been signed in marker rating 8-8/9 out of 10. Affixed metal placard has text noting that bat was presented "To Commemorate The 1975 All Star Game, Milwaukee County Stadium..." Bat has a touch of very light surface wear which is slightly more accentuated on placard. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT, Sig. NM ($250-$500) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 232 1976 Rod Carew autographed Minnesota Twins professional model home jersey. White knit jersey has "Twins" across the front in scripted logo font with number "29" below. Number also appears on the back and the team logo patch is on left sleeve. "Wilson" manufacturer's tag in collar notes the size (42). Embroidered strip tag on front tail reading "76 Set 3" denotes year and set number. Autographed on the front in marker rating 8 out of 10 with strong usage and wash wear evident throughout. Choice all original home jersey dates to the heart of Carew's Hall of Fame career and the midst of a string of (15) .300 or better hitting seasons. Revered in Minnesota, he remains one of the Twins All-Time greats and a symbol of the team. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and auction LOA from JSA: EX ($6,000-$8,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 233 Harmon Killebrew autographed 1969 MLB All-Star Game professional model baseball bat. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat measures 35" long and weighs 31oz. Killebrew facsimile signature is burned into the barrel end which is block lettered, "All Star Game 1969 - Washington." Model number "S207" stamped in knob which has a period black marker "3" written on. Killebrew has autographed the barrel, which displays light evident usage wear, in black marker rating 8/9 out of 10. Small area of discoloration at barrel does not detract from overall display value. Playing through injury, Killebrew put together what may have been his best season in 1969 with League leading performances in numerous statistical categories and the American League Most Valuable Player Award. Includes signed letter of provenance from Harmon Killebrew, LOA from Hunt Auctions, and auction LOA from JSA: EX-EX/MT ($8,000-$10,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 234 1971 Minnesota Twins team signed baseball. Reach J.Cronin Official American League baseball has been signed by (28) incl. Killebrew, Carew, Blyleven, Thompson, Perry, Kaat, Oliva, and others. Ink signatures rate 6-8 out of 10, ball is pure white with well defined stampings. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball NM, Sigs. EX-NM ($200-$400) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 235 1970 Danny Thompson Minnesota Twins Rookie season professional model road jersey. Gray flannel jersey with "Twins" across the front in scripted logo font has player number "11" on back. Period team logo patch appears on left sleeve. In the collar is an "Thompson" embroidered strip tag and "Thompson 11 42 70 Set2" is stitched in front tail (this denotes player, size, year, and set number). Below is the "Spalding" manufacturer's tag with adjacent size "42" tag. Exemplary all original condition with expected usage and wash wear throughout. Includes a 1970 Twins yearbook (revised edition, EX/MT overall) in which he can be seen wearing a similar (possibly same) jersey and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($2,000-$4,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 236 1971 Harmon Killebrew autographed Minnesota Twins professional model road jersey. Gray flannel jersey has "Twins" across the front in scripted logo font and player number "3" on back. Original team logo patch remains on left sleeve. "Spalding Professional" manufacturer's tag on front tail appears next to "44 Set 1 71 3" embroidered strip tag (denoting size, set number, year, and player number). Blue marker "Harmon Killebrew 573 H.R.s" autograph above rates 8 out of 10. Outstanding condition with typical/expected usage/wash wear evident throughout (inclusive of light/mild areas of discoloration and piling to fabric). Exceptional all-original game jersey from a highly regarded 500 Home Run Club member with unimpeachable first hand provenance. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and auction LOA from JSA: EX ($20,000-$30,000) $18,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 237 Harmon Killebrew autographed 1970 MLB All-Star Game commemorative bat. Adirondack brand Big Stick bat with "H Killebrew" block lettered into the barrel has been signed in marker rating 8-8/9 out of 10. Affixed metal placard has text noting that bat was presented "To Commemorate The 1970 All Star Game, Riverfront Stadium..." Bat has some light surface wear/discoloration which is slightly more accentuated on placard. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT, Sig. NM ($250-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 238 Harmon Killebrew autographed professional model baseball bat c.1973-75. Louisville Slugger 125 model baseball with Killebrew facsimile signature burned into the barrel end measures 35" long and weighs 31oz. Model number "S207" is stamped in the knob which has period black marker "3" and "32" (likely weight at the time) notations. Usage wear evident throughout with ball and cleat marks scattered about the barrel and some grain swelling due to repeated contact. Signed in blue marker "Harmon Killebrew" rating 7/8 out of 10 with a pair of inscriptions he placed there which erreneously identify the bat as that used to hit his 513th homerun (which would have been done in 1972). Appealing example with fine display value. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and auction LOA from JSA: EX ($3,000-$5,000) $4,250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 239 Hand carved wooden statue of Harmon Killebrew by Giuseppe Rumerio. Exceptionally well executed rendering of Harmon Killebrew as carved by the noted wood sculptor from the Val Garena region of Italy. Stands approx. 6+ tall. Signed on the base, within the work, -G.Rumerio 2001+ and remains in very fine overall condition : NM ($2,000-$3,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 240 1988 Harmon Killebrew presentational -Babe Ruth Crown.+ Highly visual award piece bears striking resemblance to the -Sultan of Swat Award+ which was an honor bestowed each year, starting in 1956, to the player with the highest slugging percentage. The roster of recipients read like a who+s who of great hitters incl. Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron, Ted Williams, Ernie Banks, Harmon Killebrew, and even Joe DiMaggio whom was honored in 1956 for his 1939 season statistics. This later period piece, awarded by the same organization, offers similar display value with some subtle differences in text/design. Done in brass with affixed placard at front that reads, in both applied block letter and engraved text, -Babe Ruth Crown Presented to Harmon Killebrew, For Outstanding Batting Achievements, January 15, 1988, Maryland Professional Baseball Players Association.+ The (6) -points+ are each done to resemble a baseball diamond with colored jewel fitted at center. Ringing the body are applied crossed bat/ball decor pieces alternating with engraved career related statistics/notations. In fine overall condition missing one small brass applique and just a hint of light tarnish: NM ($40,000-$60,000) $35,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 241 1964 Don Lock Washington Senators "Most Valuable Player" presentational award. Oversized bowl offers outstanding display value and has been engraved across the front, "The Alexandria Club of Grandstand Managers, 1964 Most Valuable Player, Don Lock." Striking visually, the bowl stands just under 9" tall and spans just over 17" across at it's widest. Hint of extremely minor wear mentioned for accuracy. Includes letter of provenance from Don Lock: EX/MT-NM ($500-$1,000) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 242 1963 Don Lock Washington Senators "Most Valuable Player" presentational award. Set of (5) service pieces are accompanied by large handled tray which is engraved at the center, "The Alexandria Club of Grandstand Managers, Most Valuable Player, Don Lock 1963." Tray measures approx. 15.5"x21.5" with touch of light general wear, mild loss to black painted surface of handles, and some minor damage to left side handle. Remaining pieces display light/mild wear and tarnish. Includes letter of provenance from Don Lock: Overall EX/MT ($750-$1,250) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 243 Fine Dwight D. Eisenhower single signed baseball c.1960s. Reach brand J.Cronin Official American League baseball has been signed across a side panel, "Dwight D. Eisenhower." Blue ink signature rates 8 out of 10 displays beautifully against the ball's cream colored surface. Ball retains bold stampings and has a pair of extremely minor spots of discoloration mentioned for accuracy and some near incidental surface wear. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from Don Lock: EX/MT-NM ($4,000-$6,000) $3,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 244 Joe DiMaggio professional model team ordered baseball bat c.1951-52. Louisville Slugger 125 model baseball bat with DiMaggio facsimile signature burned into the barrel end measures 36" long and weighs 32.6oz. Model "H117" is stamped in the knob which bears a small "34" pencil notation representing factory weight at time of manufacture. Nice usage wear is displayed with ball and stitch marks visible on the left barrel along with rack marks. The handle has been taped for grip and a 10"x 1.25" section of the reverse barrel has been repaired/restored. This particular model appears on the Yankees "team index" record of bats ordered during the labeling period displayed and was produced to the same specifications as those ordered by DiMaggio personally earlier in his career. Included PSA/DNA documentation concludes by stating, "it is our opinion the bat is an authentic professional model...and was team ordered by the New York Yankees or another Major League franchise...use by DiMaggio cannot be confirmed. Includes LOA from PSA/DNA: EX ($3,000-$5,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 245 Willie Mays autographed New York Giants jersey by Mitchell & Ness. High quality throwback done in 1951 road style has been signed on the front, "Willie Mays" with a rare "Say Hey" inscription. Black marker signature rates 8 out of 10. Jersey is size 48 with all proper tagging and has original retail tags affixed. Includes auction LOA from JSA and has additional authentication hologram affixed: NM ($500-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 246 Mickey Mantle autographed commemorative ceramic "Rookie cards" (2). Pair of cards done in ceramic and replicating his famed 1951 Bowman and 1952 Topps Rookies have each been signed across the front, "Mickey Mantle." Black marker signatures rate 8/9-9 out of 10. Housed in original wooden presentational box which includes additional card showing Mantle at time of signing. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 247 Collection of (30) Joe DiMaggio autographed personal checks c.1979. Uncommon offering of a fine group of DiMaggio personal checks each having name in block letter at top signed, "Joseph DiMaggio" at bottom. Signatures range from 8-10 out of 10. Includes numerous endorsees such as TWA, Screen Actors Guild, and Presidio Golf Club. Excellent breakdown value. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Range EX-NM ($5,000-$7,500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 248 1963 Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, and Houston Colt 45s team signed baseballs (3). Includes Chicago Cubs signed by (25) incl. Santo, Williams, Banks, Brock, and Hubbs. Sigs. rate 7-8 out of 10, ball has light even toning and some very minor scattered imperfections; New York Mets signed by (23) incl. Stengel and Snider. Sigs rate 6/7-8 out of 10, ball has light even toning and hint of minor wear; Houston Colt 45s signed by (27) incl. Umbricht, Staub, and Craft. Sigs rate 6/7 to 8 out of 10, ball has mild even toning with some scattered spotting. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($400-$600) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 249 1964 National League All-Star Team signed baseball. Spalding W.Giles Official National League baseball has been signed by (25) incl. Clemente, Alston, Santo, B.Williams, Flood, Stengel, Bunning, Marichal, Boyer, Drysdale, Stargell, Short, and others. Willie Mays is clubhouse. Ink signatures rate 5/6 to 7/8 out of 10 (perhaps one or two lesser) and the ball displays a mostly even cream coloration with some very minor more accentuated spots of toning and wear. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 250 1963 San Francisco Giants team signed baseball. Spalding W.Giles Official National League baseball has been signed by (24) incl. Mays, McCovey, Cepeda, Alou, Marichal, and others. Additional signature of Al Dark is stamped. Ink signatures rate 6 to 8 out of 10 and the ball displays an even cream coloration with bold stampings. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($250-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 251 1964 and 65 Milwaukee Braves team signed baseballs (2). Includes 1965 signed by (27) incl. Aaron, Mathews, Niekro, and Torre. Signatures rate 7/8-8 out of 10, ball displays an even cream coloration with bold stampings; 1964 signed by (26) incl. Aaron, Spahn, Torre, and Olivo. Signatures rate 5/6-7 out of 10. Ball displays a mostly even cream coloration with small area of wear. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX and EX/MT, Sigs. EX-NM ($300-$500) $132.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 252 1963 and 64 St. Louis Cardinals team signed baseballs (2). Includes 1963 signed by (27) incl. Musial, Flood, Schoendienst, McCarver, and Groat. Signatures rate 6-6/7 out of 10, ball displays an even cream coloration with bold stampings. There are a few small areas of light surface wear and (1) Groat signature (signed twice) has mark over first name; 1964 signed by (27) incl. Brock, Gibson, Flood, McCarver, Shannon, Boyer, and Schoendienst. Signatures rate 6/7 to 8 out of 10. Ball displays a cream coloration with some very light scattered wear and small area of additional discoloration. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Balls EX-EX/MT, Sigs. VG/EX-NM ($300-$500) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 253 Lot of (2) Philadelphia Phillies Old-Timers multi-signed baseballs. Includes Rawlings C.Feeney ONL ball signed by (18) incl. Ashburn, Hamner, Ennis, Burgess, Seminick, and McBride; Rawlings B.Giamatti ONL ball signed by (26) incl. Ashburn, Short, Burgess, Seminick, and others. Ink signatures rate 7 to 8 out of 10, both balls have toning. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($250-$500) $91.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 254 1965 Los Angeles Dodgers team signed baseball (World Series Champions). Spalding W.Giles Official National League baseball has been signed by (26) incl. Koufax, Drysdale, Wills, Podres, Moon, and Gilliam. Ink signatures rate 6/7-7 out of 10. Ball displays light scattered toning/discoloration spotting. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. EX/MT ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 255 1967 National League All-Star Team signed baseball. Spalding W.Giles Official National League baseball has been signed by (24) incl. Clemente, Aaron, Alston, Rose, Gibson, Drysdale, Banks, Jenkins, Brock, Perez, Marichal, Seaver, Mazeroski, and others. Ink signatures rate 6 to 8 out of 10 and the ball displays an even cream coloration with bold stampings. Additional Willie Mays signature is clubhouse. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $545.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 256 1967 National League All-Star Team signed baseball. Spalding W.Giles Official National League baseball has been signed by (24) incl. Clemente, Aaron, Alston, Rose, Gibson, Drysdale, Banks, Jenkins, Brock, Perez, Marichal, Seaver, Mazeroski, and others. Ink signatures rate 7 to 8/9 out of 10. Ball displays an even cream coloration with bold stampings and has one very small imperfection effecting (2) signatures. Additional Willie Mays signature is clubhouse. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX/MT, Sigs. EX-NM ($750-$1,250) $650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 257 1967 National League All-Star Team signed baseball. Spalding W.Giles Official National League baseball has been signed by approx. (26) incl. Mays, Alston, Mazeroski, Brock, Drysdale, Seaver, Torre, Perez, Rose, and others. Majority of signatures rate 7 to 8 out of 10 with (3 or 4) having faded to lesser (a very faint Hank Aaron is clubhouse signed). Some signers were not rostered participants but likely present as they were with the Dodgers whose home Stadium was being used. Ball displays mild evening toning and surface wear. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 258 1964 Chris Short All-Star Game presentational service pieces. Ornate handled coffee pot (approx. 18") with spigot front is lettered, "All Star Game 1964 Chris Short." Includes serving tray (16.5" across), creamer, and lidded sugar bowl of matching design. Coffee pot is marked "F.B. Rogers" on underside and all pieces have mild tarnish with a touch of wear. Additional silverplate bowl is engraved on front, "1964 All Star Baseball Game Shea Stadium" with Chrysler Corporation logo below (this piece having more pronounced wear): EX and EX/MT ($1,000-$1,500) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 259 1962 Chris Short "Delaware's Outstanding Athlete" award. Wooden presentational plaque has bronze plate affixed, done in scroll style, which reads, "John J. Brady Memorial Award, Delaware's Outstanding Athlete 1962, Christopher J. Short, Wilmington Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association." In fine condition overall with a hint of light wear measuring 9.5"x 11": EX/MT ($400-$600) $100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 260 July 4, 1967 Chris Short Philadelphia Phillies Franchise record setting strike-out and game balls (2) . Pair of baseballs as used in career win #92 played in Philadelphia vs. the Houston Astros. Short struck out Rusty Staub in the top of the 7th to surpass Curt Simmons as the Phillies then all time leader in strikeouts for a left handed pitcher (he would later be passed by Steve Carlton). The strikeout out ball as retained by Short has notations which relate detail of the event however large portions have faded from view; additional game ball (presumably the final out) has series of bold readable marker notations relaying game details. Each displays expected usage wear: EX ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 261 1968 and 70 Chris Short Philadelphia Phillies Franchise record setting career win game balls (2). Includes career win #97 pitched April 10, 1968 (Opening Day) in Los Angeles to set then Phillies Franchise record for shutouts by a lefty; career win #116 pitched on April 7, 1970 (Opening Day) in Philadelphia to set then Phillies Franchise record for wins by a lefty. In both instances, Short was passing Curt Simmons on the Phillies All-Time Leaders list and would later be passed by Hall of Famer Steve Carlton. Both noted in his hand with game score on the sweetspot, game date and significance on either side, and career win number in small print over stampings. This has faded on the 1970 ball but can still be deciphered upon close examination. Appropriate usage wear evident throughout: EX ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 262 Asst. 1960s-70s era career related material from the Chris Short collection. Includes Short's personal selection of 1968-1972 baseball cards on which he was featured (6 Topps regular issue and 2 additional); (2) rare 2.25" stadium pins, each retaining original charm (one in form of small leather glove, the other a Phillies logo souvenir bat); standard size stadium pin with retaining ribbons/charms; 1964 Phillies Season's Greetings card (tape at corners from mounting) which has phantom World Series ticket through slit in front; period sepia toned 8"x10" Phillies team photo with "1962" year written at top (near a small tear); and program to 1967 Chris Short Testimonial Dinner. Varying degrees of wear/toning throughout: GD-EX ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 263 1965 "Chris Short Week" bracelet and asst. 1960s-70s passes/ID cards (8 pieces). Includes metal ID-style bracelet which is engraved on the front, "Chris Short, 8-28-65 To 9-4-65 Chris Short Week" (NM); 1968 and 69 Major League Baseball Players Association membership cards; 1968, 69, 70, and 73 Association of Professional Ball Players of America membership cards; and credit card sized metal "Chicago Cubs Left Field Bleacher Bums Club. Cards all show evidence of general handling and long term storage within a wallet with corner/edge wear and some creasing: VG-NM ($300-$500) $100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 264 Lot of (2) 1966-67 Chris Short presentational awards. Pair of shield shaped wooden plaques, each bearing affixed engraved metal frontspiece. First reads in part "The Schmidt's Sports Award+Christopher J. Short+May 10, 1966"; second "To Chris Short, In appreciation for his inspiration to Delaware Youth...1967." Approx. 12"x9.5" with a touch of light surface wear: EX/MT ($400-$600) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 265 Chris Short professional model baseball glove c.1960s-70s. Rawlings brand right handed glove being a top of the line XPG3 full anchored web Warren Spahn endorsed "Personal Model." Strong usage wear evident throughout with well defined stampings and leather remaining supple. Web anchoring has broken in one small area. Fine example as relates to a fan favorite standout pitcher and first hand provenance. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 266 1960 Chris Short career wins #1-6 game balls. Spalding W.Giles ONL baseballs as retained by Chris Short from his first (6) wins in the Major Leagues. Includes #1 April 24 at Philadelphia vs. Cubs, #2 May 31 in Philadelphia vs. Braves, #3 June 11 at Chicago vs. Cubs, #4 June 22 at Philadelphia vs. Cubs, #5 Aug. 12 at Philadelphia vs. Cubs, and #6 Sept. 30 at Philadelphia vs. Reds. Each noted in his hand with pertinent information incl. game score, date, and career win number (one or two may have errant minor inconsistency). Appropriate usage wear evident throughout: EX ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 267 September 18, 1963 Chris Short career win #31 game ball (last baseball game played at the Polo Grounds). Spalding W.Giles ONL baseball as retained by Chris Short who pitched a complete game win over the New York Mets in the last game at this historic venue. Noted in his hand with game score on the sweetspot, game date and significance on either side, and career win number in small print over stampings. Appropriate usage wear evident throughout: EX ($500-$1,000) $950.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 268 1966 Chris Short "Delaware's Athlete Of The Year" award. Appealing presentational piece being an 9"x12" wooden plaque with "WSBA" logo in relief at top and substantive bronze shield affixed below. Reads in part, "John J. Brady Memorial Award, Delaware's Athlete Of The Year 1966, J. Christopher Short..." Touch of light surface wear: EX/MT ($400-$600) $190.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 269 1968-69 Chris Short Philadelphia Phillies professional model home jersey. Pinstriped flannel jersey with "Phillies" team name across the front in scripted logo font has player number "41" on back. Embroidered strip tag in the collar reads "Short 68" denoting player and year. Wilson manufacturer's tag on front tail lists the size (44) and below is an additional "1968 Set 1" tag. An original "100th Anniversary" patch as worn the following season suggests that the jersey saw use over two seasons. All original with exceptional usage wear evident throughout inclusive of sweat staining to underarms. Highly desirable jersey with regard to player notoriety, unaltered condition, and the rare original sleeve patch. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($3,000-$4,000) $3,267.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 270 Philadelphia Phillies professional model hat attributed to Chris Short c.1969. Maroon cap with stylized "P" logo embroidered on front has vintage "41" written on the underside of the brim in period black marker. "Wilson Professional Cap" tag remains on interior cloth sweatband which is stamped with the size "7 1/4." Factory applied date code suggests manufacture c.1969. Strong usage wear evident throughout with a few small moth holes and hardening of brim. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($300-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 271 1961 John Buzhardt Philadelphia Phillies professional model home jersey. Pinstriped flannel jersey with "Phillies" across the front in scripted logo font has player number "23" on back. "Buzhardt" embroidered strip tag remains in collar. "Wilson" manufacturer's tag on front tail lists the size (42) and additional "1961" embroidered year tag is below. Strong usage and wash wear throughout with a period team repair to front chest and scattered pilling of material. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $587.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 272 Philadelphia Phillies professional model hat attributed to Chris Short c.1963. Maroon cap with classic "P" logo embroidered on front has vintage "41" written on the underside of the brim in period black marker. "Wilson Professional Cap" tag remains on interior cloth sweatband which is stamped with the size "7 1/8." Factory applied date code suggests manufacture c.1963. Strong usage wear evident throughout along with a few small moth holes, one slightly larger areas of material loss, and hardening of brim. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($300-$500) $404.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 273 1966 Philadelphia Phillies professional model road jersey. Gray flannel jersey with "Phillies" team name lettered across the front has player number "23" on back (worn by both Adolfo Phillips and Gary Sutherland). Wilson manufacturer's tag on front tail lists the size (38) and adjacent are "Set 2" and year "66" flag tags. Strip tag in collar (which would typically note player name) has been removed. Well preserved with evident usage and wash wear throughout including some scattered very small holes in fabric (mentioned largely for accuracy). Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($750-$1,000) $545.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 274 1969 Philadelphia Phillies professional model road jersey. Road gray jersey with "Phillies" team name lettered across the front in scripted logo font has player number "10" on back. "Wilson" manufacturer's tag on front tail lists the size "42" and embroidered below is "1969 Set 2." Embroidered strip tag in collar reads "White" indicating it was prepared for use by Bill White whom was traded to St. Louis and did not play with the Phillies in 1969. Desirable Anniversary patch on left sleeve is a period original though it was likely a later replacement. Fine example for display with strong usage and wash wear evident throughout. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$3,000) $594.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 275 1968 Dick Farrell Philadelphia Phillies professional model road jersey with 1969 pants. Road gray jersey with "Phillies" team name lettered across the front has player number "32" on back. Embroidered strip tag in the collar reads "Farrell" and the "Wilson" manufacturer's tag is present on front tail (size 46). Below is an "1968 Set 2" tag. Pants, also by "Wilson" (size 39), are embroidered "Farrell 69-28" Set 1-39W." Evident usage and wash wear throughout. Ideal pairing for display. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $770.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 276 1960 National League All-Star Game team signed baseball from the Bill Mazeroski collection. High grade example on Reach J.Cronin Official American League baseball bearing a total of (36) signatures incl. Clemente, Aaron, Banks, Musial, Alston, Cepeda, Mathews, Mazeroski, and Boyer. Those of Pinson and Nuxhall are clubhouse and Willie Mays is stamped. Signatures rate consistently strong 8-9/10 out of 10, ball displays an even just off white coloration with well defined stampings and has a few very minor blemishes which are the result of ink transfer at time of signing. Notably strong example if from the personal collection of Hall of Famer (and game participant) Bill Mazeroski. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance signed by Mazeroski: Ball: NM, Signatures: Range EX/MT-NM ($1,500-$2,000) $950.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 277 Lot of (2) 1959 MLB All-Star Game passes. Pair of original passes as issued for the game played at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh. Includes scarce die-cut heavy paper stock "Working Press, Radio and Television" pass which retains all lower portions (stubs typically removed when used) and has "none" written in ink over center portion. Hint of wear visible with blue printed borders; additional rectangular pass, similarly unused, with little mentionable wear, that has period stamping at lower front: EX/MT and EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $138.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 278 1965 MLB All-Star Game passes. Pair of die-cut heavy stock passes as issued for the game played at Metropolitan Stadium allowing Field and Club House access. Unused with light/mild scattered wear: EX-EX/MT ($200-$400) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 279 1965 World Series passes. Trio of original die-cut heavy stock passes which allowed access to games played at Metropolitan Stadium. Unused with touch of extremely minor wear effecting one or two. Also includes invitation to the World Series Luncheon as hosted by team President Calvin Griffith: EX to EX/MT-NM ($200-$400) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 280 1973 New York Mets Old-Timers Day wristwatch and (3) 1970-71 "Welcome Home" services pieces. Longines brand Automatic Olympian wristwatch has "Mets" team logo engraved on the back along with "Old Timers Day 6-9-73" text. Light wear and remains in working order; mug with Mets "World Champions 1969" logo on front has text on opposite side to indicate that is was gifted at an 1970 Mets Boosters Welcome Home Dinner; pair of small plates with similar text from the following years' event. All (3) pieces marked "Delano Studios", one plate has several chips to edge: VG to EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 281 1970 Joe Pignatano All-Star Game presentational chafing dish. Silverplate chafing dish has three lidded sections, one of which is inscribed, "All Star Game 1970 Joe Pignatano." Stands around 7" tall with footprint of approx. 17.5"x10". Unused with a touch of scattered tarnish: EX/MT ($300-$500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 282 1968 New York Mets presentational wristwatch with similar period plate. Attractive timepiece featuring the Mets famed Skyline logo on front face has been engraved on the back, "J.Murray 1968." Marked "Girard Perregaux" and "10K gold filled bezel." evident usage wear to both mechanical portion and Speidel marked band; Plate measures 10.5" across with gold accents to central logo and edge with minimal wear. Marked "Syracuse China" on back: EX and EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 283 April 5, 1993 Colorado Rockies Inaugural game lineup cards and game ball. Rawlings W.White ONL baseball as used in the game which was played at Shea Stadium and marked the first in history for the expansion Colorado Rockies. Retained by Jeff Torborg, then Manager of the Mets, and signed on the sweetspot with numerous game related notations throughout. The Mets won 3-0 with Doc Gooden throwing a complete game shutout; carbon copy lineup cards (similarly retained by Torborg with originals submitted to Umpires) each have a pair of light fold lines and a touch of other wear. The Mets card has been gone over by Torborg whom has added game related notations/changes. He has also notated, to lesser degree, the Rockies card. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX, Sig. NM ($500-$750) $325.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 284 April 5, 1993 Colorado Rockies Inaugural game ball. Rawlings W.White ONL baseball as used in the game which was played at Shea Stadium and marked the first in history for the expansion Colorado Rockies. Retained by Jeff Torborg, then Manager of the Mets, and signed on the sweetspot with numerous game related notations throughout. The Mets won 3-0 with Doc Gooden throwing a complete game shutout. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sig. EX/MT ($300-$500) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 285 1990 Jeff Torborg Chicago White Sox professional model MLB All-Star Game jersey. Road gray jersey with "Chicago" across the front in scripted logo font has number "10" on back below the name "Torborg." Left sleeve retains the original "Chicago Cubs 1990 All-Star Game" patch as worn while working the bullpen for the American League in that season's Mid-Summer Classic. Rawlings manufacturer's tag on inside front tail notes the size 46 with adjacent "Set 1 1990" flag tag. Strong usage and wash wear evident throughout. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($400-$600) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 286 1990 Jeff Torborg Chicago White Sox professional model throwback uniform (first modern MLB throwback game). Desirable pairing done in 1917 style represents the first single game throwback uniform worn in the Major Leagues when the White Sox started what has become a tradition throughout baseball. Pinstriped cadet collar jersey with "Sox" lettered on front chest has number "10" on back. An American flag patch appears on left sleeve. Rawlings manufacturer's tag on front tail notes the size 48 and an embroidered strip tag below reads "1990 Special Edition - Torborg." Pants are tagged in similar fashion (size 36) and socks, as worn for the game, are included. Usage and wash wear evident throughout. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($500-$1,000) $633.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 287 Michael Jordan single signed baseball. Rawlings B.Brown Official American League baseball has been signed on the side panel, "Michael Jordan." Black marker signature rates 8-8/9 out of 10. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 288 Jeff Torborg Chicago White Sox professional model hats (3) with White Sox related lineup cards. Includes (3) varying styles of Chicago White Sox professional model hat, all by New Era with varying degrees of wear; lineup cards filled out with game related details for 9/30/90 last game at Old Comiskey Park and 4/18/91 first game at New Comiskey Park. Both are souvenirs filled out by Torborg based on the originals; lineup card filled out for game in which Carlton Fisk hit his 328th homerun setting the Major League record for a catcher. The card is signed by Fisk (and inscribed "HR #328") and has a light fold line (misdated by 1 day); lineup card filled out for Melido Perez No-Hitter with light wear and a crease. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX-NM ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 289 1990 Jeff Torborg Chicago White Sox "Manager of The Year" Award. Significant honor as bestowed by the New Jersey Sports Writers Association with metal placard affixed at base front which reads, "Jeff Torborg, Manager of The Year, Chicago White Sox, 1990." Base measures 8" square and stands approx. 4" tall with bowl atop bringing height to 8.5" overall. Touch of light surface wear: EX/MT ($500-$750) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 290 Lot of (3) New York Yankees and related pieces from the Torborg collection. Includes red, white, and blue enameled "Yankees Alumni" tie-tack; Seiko brand digital travel clock with metal placard on back that reads, "Jeff Torborg New York Yankees 34th Annual Old Timers Day June 21, 1980." Unknown if replacement battery will enable working condition, housed in original box; small desk clock/calendar set with pen holder that has Staten Island Yankees logo on affixed metal placard. Hint of light wear: EX/MT-NM ($250-$500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 291 1996 Jeff Torborg "Ellis Island Medal of Honor." Bronze medallion with Statue of Liberty relief on front has been engraved on the back, "Jeffrey A. Torborg 1996." Housed in original Medallic Art presentational box: NM ($250-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 292 Jeff Torborg's scoring sheet and related material from Sept. 6, 1995 Cal Ripken Jr. record setting game. Original heavy stock 8.5"x11" double sided scoring sheet on which Torborg, in his role as a Television commentator, recorded the events of Ripken's historic 2,131st consecutive game. Neatly filled out with noteworthy attention to detail on both sides with additional related notes. Also includes (2) photocopies of each team's lineup cards and a pair of pre-printed information/statistic sheets furnished as background information to aid in color commentary. Light wear throughout: EX/MT ($200-$400) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 293 Last Game at old Comiskey and First Game at new Comiskey autographed commemorative homeplates. Includes homeplate with affixed placard noting date and participants of the last game played at old Comiskey park along with a boxscore. Signed throughout by approx. (65) participants (members of both the White Sox and Mariners) incl. Ken Griffey Jr, Carlton Fisk, and Randy Johnson. Marker signatures rate 4-6/7 out of 10; homeplate with similar plaque noting date and participants in first game at new Comiskey which has been signed by members of both teams (Sox and Tigers) incl. Fisk and Sparky Anderson. Signatures rate 1/2-5 out of 10 with most having faded from view. Both pieces have light/moderate toning and some general wear. Placards note that each is one of (4) that were signed. Includes auction LOA from JSA: GD-VG and EX-EX/MT ($500-$1,000) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 294 Lot of (2) New York Yankees presentational pieces from the Torborg collection. Includes attractive watch done in stainless steel featuring "1923 2008 Yankee Stadium Old Timers Day 2008" logo on face. Remains in working order having been essentially unused and comes in "Pedre" brand original box; Lidded wooden box with detailed upper surface done in pewter with relief that is titled "Home of The New York Yankees Yankee Stadium." Likewise unused and housed in original packaging: NM ($500-$1,000) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 295 Jeff Torborg's 14k gold New York Yankees tie-tack with diamond accent. Classic "NY" logo done in gold (marked 14K on back) has small stone accent at top center. Displays light wear with what may be a replacement clasp: EX/MT ($500-$750) $363.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 296 New York Yankees diamond and sapphire pendant. Famed interlocking "NY" Yankees team logo is done in gold (partial 14K marking can be seen on back) and accented with (11) small diamonds and (20) sapphires. Little to no mentionable wear: NM ($750-$1,000) $495.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 297 1989 Jeff Torborg Chicago White Sox professional model home jersey. White knit jersey with "White Sox" lettered across the front in scripted logo has number "10" on back. Rawlings manufacturer's tag on inside front tail notes the size 46 and adjacent flag tag reads "Set 1 1989." Strong usage and wash wear evident throughout. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($300-$500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 298 1991 Jeff Torborg Chicago White Sox professional model road Manager's jersey. Road gray jersey has "Chicago" across the front in scripted logo font with number "10" below. Number also appears on back below the name, "Torborg." On the left sleeve is a team logo patch, right has original "1991 Comiskey Park Inaugural Year" patch. Rawlings manufacturer's tag on front tail notes the size 46. Strong usage and wash wear throughout. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($300-$500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 299 1991 Jeff Torborg Chicago White Sox professional model alternate Manager's jersey. Black jersey with "Sox" team logo on left front chest has number "10" on right. Number also appears on back below the name, "Torborg." Right sleeve retains the original "1991 Comiskey Park Inaugural Year" patch. Rawlings manufacturer's tag on front tail notes the size 46 with adjacent "Set 1 1991" flag tag. Strong usage and wash wear throughout. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($300-$500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 300 September 30, 1990 Last Game at Comiskey Park "First Pitch" baseball and lineup card. Rawlings B.Brown Official American League baseball as retained by Jeff Torborg, then Manager of the Chicago White Sox, has been lettered in calligraphic hand, "First Pitch, Last Game, Old Comiskey Park, 9-30-90." Ball shows expected light use/wear. Carbon copy lineup card as filled out by Torborg (original submitted to Umpiring crew as normal) has several game related notations added in his hand after the fact. Desirable pairing as relates to the final game at a fabled venue: Overall EX/MT ($1,000-$2,000) $850.00
 
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