The souvenirs in this assortment of signed and unsigned relics include displays, equipment items and publications, to name a few. With bold signatures averaging (“8-9”) quality, the signed items are highlighted by: Magic Johnson a gold-colored knit Los Angeles Lakers replica warm-up jacket signed on the left breast; Sandy Koufax a framed (23-3/4 x 29) limited edition (405/950) 1987 Christopher Paluso lithograph print signed (in pencil) on the white border by both Koufax and Paluso (full JSA); Pete Rose a green Cincinnati Reds cap signed on the front next to the embroidered “C” logo; Signed Flats includes 8x10 prints signed by Barlick, J. DiMaggio, J. Nicklaus and Winfield; and trading cards/postcards signed by (2) Aaron, Drysdale, Hubbell, Irvin and R. Roberts. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. More on our website.
Magic Johnson a Los Angeles Lakers replica warm-up jacket signed on the left breast in black Sharpie. The gold-colored knit button-down garment features a team logo patch sewn to the left breast (just above the autograph) and “JOHNSON” arched atop the back in purple-on-white double twill. Purple and white striped trim lines the shoulders, sleeve endings and waistline and the 3”-wide collar is home to a “Hardwood Classis” label.
Pete Rose a green wool Cincinnati Reds cap (likely marketed for a spring training St. Patrick’s Day exhibition) signed on the left front. This “New Era” pro model cap shows light wear and has a size “7-1/4” flap tag sewn to the interior sweatband.
Hank Aaron signed 1968 Topps #110 (signature shows “10” strength, card is trimmed)
Hank Aaron signed 1972 Topps #299 (signature shows “10” strength, card is VG-EX)
Al Barlick signed 8x10 black-and-white print
Joe DiMaggio signed 8x10 color print (post-career image of DiMaggio in sweater and tie issued by Bowery Savings Bank)
Don Drysdale signed Yellow Hall of Fame Plaque postcard (has creases)
Carl Hubbell signed 1987 Nestle “Golden Era” #10
Monte Irvin signed Yellow Hall of fame Plaque postcard
Jack Nicklaus signed 8x10 color print (photo has small tear away from the autograph)
Robin Roberts signed Yellow hall of Fame Plaque postcard
Dave Winfield signed 1980s 8x10 color print of Winfield in the Yankee Stadium dugout
Additionally, for the Sandy Koufax autographed lithograph print, the James Spence Authentications full photo LOA cert/hologram number is X16981
Additional Highlights items not listed in our catalog description include:
1993 Colorado Rockies Team-Signed Helmet from the club’s inaugural season, this professional model blue plastic shell features the club’s “CR” logo decal adhered to the front center and an “ABC” and MLB silhouette logo decal adhered to the base. With proper padding, two ear flaps and a size “7-3/8” decal adhered within the crown, the helmet shows no use and is autographed in silver Sharpie (all “9-10”) by (29) with highlights including Bichette, Blair, G. Clark, Cole, Fredrickson, Galarraga, Girardi, Hayes, Nied, Painter, Parrett, Sanford, Shepherd, B. Smith, E. Young, G. Young and Zimmer (coach).
1991 San Francisco Giants Team-Signed Ball a clean white ONL White sphere (grade “9-10”) signed in blue ballpoint (average “9”) by (28) with highlights including Black, Brantley, Clark, Craig (manager, sweet spot), McGee and M. Williams.
Multi-Signed bat a 33” Easton bat signed in black Sharpie (average “8”) by (18). With no theme whatsoever, the interesting assortment is highlighted by Blanchard, Dawson, Gamble, A. Jackson, Nye, Raines, B. Robinson and Tresh.
Additional Signed Flats
Dwight Gooden signed 8x10 color print
Stan Musial signed photo postcard
Brooks Robinson signed Baltimore Orioles team-issued photo postcard
Duke Snider signed Montreal Expos team-issued photo postcard
Publications (not signed)
June 25, 1956 Life (Mantle on cover)
August 18, 1961 Life (Mantle and Maris on cover)
July 30, 1965 Life (Mantle on cover)
1995 Cal Ripken, Jr. 2131 team-issued commemorative book (included with this NM book are a ticket stub from the September 6 record breaking game and a team-issued commemorative color photo spread)