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1986 Dwight Gooden New York Mets World Series Trophy
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $13,920.00
Catalog Description Addendum: The trophy is accompanied by a signed letter from Dwight Gooden, on Mets stationery, which memorializes his presentation of the trophy to a friend.
Dwight Gooden's personal 1986 World Series Trophy. Boston was just one out away from winning the championship in Game Six of the 1986 World Series when the Mets rallied for three runs and a victory to tie the series. The Mets went on to win Game 7, capturing the World Championship. The 1986 World Series will always be remembered as one of the most exciting ever. Following their victory, Dwight Gooden, along with his Champion teammates, were each awarded personal World Series trophies. This is the World Series trophy produced by Balfour and awarded to Gooden in honor of his being a member of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets. The trophy is designed with a seven-inch-diameter black base with a surrounding band of gold reading, "World Series Champions-New York Mets-1986-Dwight Gooden." Mounted along the perimeter of the the base is an angled array of stanchions with flags bearing the names of all the Major League teams, the highest one rising 9.5 inches tall. Standing in the center of the base is a gold crown mounted on an arc above a silver ball. Displayed in front of the crown are examples of the 1986 World Series pins for the Mets and Red Sox. The player trophies are actually smaller versions of the giant trophies presented to the team. Personal player World Series trophies are rarely offered in the marketplace as they are usually kept by the players. The ultimate symbol of victory from one of the key players of the 1986 Mets. Excellent to Mint condition. Height: 12 inches. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $13,920.00
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