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Don Wert Personal Awards Lot of (9) With 1965 BBWAA "Tiger of the Year" Plaque

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Accumulated for his efforts during an eight-year tenure in the Motor City, these (9) trophies hail from the personal collection of former Detroit Tigers star Don Wert. Ranging in size from 6” to 13” in height, the awards are highlighted by Wert’s “King Tiger of 1965” trophy, bestowed upon the third baseman as the team MVP. Also included is a 9-1/2 x 12” wooden plaque from the Detroit chapter of the BBWAA honoring Wert as “Tiger of the Year.” The prizes present nicely. More on our website.

Also included are:

1966 “King Tiger” 3rd Place trophy

1968 “Mr. Personality”

1969 “8-BALL’ERS FAN CLUB” trophy (from Wert’s billiards efforts at a Detroit saloon)

1978 12-1/4”-diameter plate with engravings to honor Wert on the 20th anniversary of the Tigers’ 1968 world championship

1992 Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame pewter mug

1995 Tiger Fantasy Camp XII “Distinguished Alumni Award”

Boys Club of Lancaster figural lighter

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