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Significant Pitching Achievement Signed Baseball Collection (5)
Starting Bid - $500.00 , Sold For - $1,527.50
Each of the five multi-signed balls in this collection is devoted to the theme of one of baseball's most significant pitching achievements. 1) Cy Young Award Winners (28 signatures). Official Major League (Selig) ball signed in blue ink (“10”) by twenty-eight former Cy Young Award winners: Willie Hernandez, Brett Saberhagen, David Cone, Rollie Fingers, Mike Flanagan, Bob Gibson, Gaylord Perry (twice), Jim Palmer, Tom Seaver (sweet spot), Jack McDowell, Mike Cuellar, Sparky Lyle, Jim Lonborg, Steve Carlton, Frank Viola, Whitey Ford, Denny McLain, Bob Turley, Bruce Sutter, Mike McCormick (on ball label), Don Newcombe (on ball label), Vern Law, LaMarr Hoyt, Dwight Gooden, Greg Maddux, Dave Drabek, Fergie Jenkins (twice), and Dean Chance. Most of the pitchers have also added the year or years that they won the award below their name. Mt. 2) 300 Win Club (10 signatures). Official American League (Brown) ball signed in blue ink (“10”) by ten pitchers who have won 300 or more games: Nolan Ryan (sweet spot), Gaylord Perry, Tom Seaver, Greg Maddux, Early Wynn, Steve Carlton, Don Sutton, Roger Clemens, Phil Niekro, and Warren Spahn. Mt. 3) 3,000 Strikeout Club (11 signatures). Official Major League (Selig) ball signed in blue ink (“10”) by eleven pitchers who have amassed 3,000 or more strikeouts: Nolan Ryan (sweet spot), Bob Gibson, Steve Carlton, Randy Johnson, Fergie Jenkins, Roger Clemens, Tom Seaver, Gaylord Perry, Phil Niekro, Don Sutton, and Bert Blyleven. All of the retired pitchers have added their strikeout totals below their names. Mt. 4) No-Hit Pitchers (32 signatures). Official American League (Brown) ball signed in blue ink (“8” to “10”) by thirty-two pitchers who have thrown no-hit games, including Don Larsen (sweet spot), Phil Niekro, Vida Blue, Jim Maloney, Johnny Vander Meer, Brett Saberhagen, Bob Feller, Gaylord Perry, Nolan Ryan, Tom Seaver, Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette, Bob Lemon, Ewell Blackwell, John Montefusco, Bill Monboquette, Jim Bunning, Jim Palmer, Juan Marichal, Jack Morris, Sandy Koufax, Bob Gibson, Rick Wise, Dwight Gooden (on the ball label), Carl Erskine, Dock Ellis, Hoyt Wilhelm, Rex Barney, Virgil Trucks, and Catfish Hunter. Mt. 5) Hall of Fame No-Hit Pitchers (14 signatures). Official American League (Brown) ball signed in blue ink (“9/10”) by fourteen Hall of Fame pitchers who have thrown no-hit games: Nolan Ryan (sweet spot), Warren Spahn, Jim Bunning, Catfish Hunter, Bob Gibson, Bob Lemon, Hoyt Wilhelm, Jim Palmer, Sandy Koufax, Gaylord Perry, Tom Seaver, Phil Niekro, Juan Marichal, and Bob Feller. Nr-Mt, with light toning on one panel. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Total: 5 signed balls. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $1,527.50
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