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Jim Bunning Signed Perfect Game and No-Hitter Programs
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $840
Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning pitched both a no-hitter and a perfect game in his career. Offered here are extremely rare signed scored programs from each of those historic pitching gems, plus a ticket stub from the perfect game. 1) 1958 Boston Red Sox program (vs. Detorit), scored in pencil for Jim Bunning's no-hitter on July 20th. Bunning's no-hitter took place in the first game of a doubleheader, as he shutout the Red Sox 3-0. Bunning has signed and dated ("Jim Bunning 7/20/58") the interior scorecard section of the program in blue Sharpie (grading "10"). The twenty-page program displays a heavy vertical fold and a large tear (paper loss) to one of the interior pages. In Very Good condition. 2) 1964 New York Mets program (vs. Philadelphia) scored in ink for Jim Bunning's perfect game on June 21st. Like his no hitter, Bunning's perfect game took place in the first game of a doubleheader, where he blanked the Mets 6-0. Bunning has signed and dated the cover ("Jim Bunning 6/21/64") in blue Sharpie (grading "10"). The twenty-page program (8.25 x 11 inches) is accompanied by a ticket stub from the game, which is affixed to the front cover by a number of pieces of tape along the top and bottom. A number of vintage ink notations pertaining to Bunning's perfect game are written on the front cover, while minor adhesive residue affects the back cover. In Very Good to Excellent condition. Aside from tape, the ticket stub (1.5 x 3.25 inches) remains in Excellent to Mint condition. Both programs are accompanied by individual COAs from JSA (numbered, respectively, "E3022" and "E30223"). Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $840
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