(12) Signed Pitcher Cooperstown Bats – Each 6 Inscriptions 
Lot Number 350
 
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Description

Presented are a dozen Cooperstown Major League Team Series baseball bats, each six-times inscribed and signed as a full name or with nickname variation from a Hall of Fame or All-Star pitcher. The boldly signed bats are in either blue or black sharpie. The signatures average (“9”) on mint bats. Included in the lot are (2) Carlton (1 Cardinals, 1 Phillies), Flanagan, Jenkins, Lolich, Lyle, McGraw, Newcombe, Roberts, Saberhagen, Shantz and Trucks. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. Please visit our website for a complete list of the inscriptions and signatures.

This lot includes:

Carlton: Cardinals bat signed 1965-88, Wins 329, ERA 3.22, Steve “Lefty” Carlton, SO 4136, C. Young 4, HOF 1994; Phillies bat features same signature and inscriptions.

Flanagan: Orioles bat signed 1975-92, W167, ERA 3.90, Michael K. Flanagan, SO 1491, SHO 19, Cy 1979

Jenkins: Cubs bat signed 1965-83, W284, ERA 3.34, Ferguson Arthur Jenkins, SO 3192, CY 1971, HOF 91

Lolich: Tiger bat signed 1963-79, W2-7/L-191, ERA 3.44, Michael “Mickey” Lolich, SO 2832, SHO 41, WS MVP 68

Lyle: Yankees bat signed 1967-82, Wins 99, ERA 2.88, Albert Walter “Sparky” Lyle, SO 873, SU 238, WS 2

McGraw: Phillies bat signed 1965-84, W 96/L 92, Saves 180, Frank E. “Tug” McGraw (with smiley face), ERA 3.13, SO 1109, W. Series 2

Newcombe: Brooklyn Dodgers bat signed W149, ERA 3.56, SO 1129, Donald “Newk” Newcombe, ROY 1949, CY/MVP 1956, W/S 3

Roberts: Orioles bat signed 1948-66, W286, ERA 3.41, Robin Evan Roberts, SO 2357, FP .967, HOF 1976

Saberhagen: Royals bat signed 1984-2001, G399, W167, Bret Saberhagn (no middle name or nickname), ERA 3.34, SO 1715, SHO 16

Shantz: Philadelphia Athletics bat signed 1949-1964, Wins 119, ERA 3.38, Robert C. “Bobby” Shantz, IP 1935.2, SO 1072, WS NY 3

Trucks: Tigers bat signed 1941-1952, G 577, W 177, Virgil “Fire” Trucks, ERA 3.39, SO 1534, WS 1945
 
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