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3,000 Hit Club Autograph Collection - Balls and Bat (12)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $840
This 3,000 Hit Club autograph collection is comprised of a multisigned bat, multisigned ball, and ten single-signed balls. 1) Multisigned Bat. Rawlings "Big Stick" model bat signed in blue or black marker by the following sixteen 3,000 Hit Club members: Hank Aaron, Lou Brock, Eddie Murray, Rod Carew, Stan Musial, Dave Winfield, Wade Boggs, Al Kaline, Carl Yastrzemski, Paul Molitor, Robin Yount, George Brett, Tony Gwynn, Pete Rose, Willie Mays, and Cal Ripken Jr. Signatures range from "6" to "10," averaging "8/9." The bat (34 inches long) displays loss of finish along the barrel head and to areas of the barrel in general. In Very Good condition overall. 2) Multisigned Ball. Official National League (White) ball signed in blue ink (grading "9" or "10") by the following sixteen members of the 3,000 Hit Club: Pete Rose (sweet spot), Rickey Henderson (sweet spot), George Brett, Eddie Murray, Rod Carew, Lou Brock (purple ink), Wade Boggs, Carl Yastrzemski, Hank Aaron, Al Kaline (purple ink), Robin Yount, Tony Gwynn, Dave Winfield, Stan Musial, Paul Molitor, and Willie Mays. The ball displays moderate age spotting and is otherwise in Near Mint condition. 3-12) Ten Single-Signed Balls. Unless otherwise noted, all of the balls are official American or National League balls (dating from the 1980s or 1990s) and have been signed (in a variety of inks) on the sweet spot, with the signatures grading "9" or "10." The players represented here are Lou Brock, Carl Yastrzemski, Al Kaline, Stan Musial, Cal Ripken Jr. (side panel of a Cal Ripken Jr. OAL commemorative ball), Rod Carew, Robin Yount, Tony Gwynn, Dave Winfield (grading "8"), and Paul Molitor. All of the balls display varying degrees of age toning and soiling. In Good condition overall. Total: 12 items (multisigned bat, multisigned ball, and 10 single-signed balls). LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $840
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