This lot of souvenirs hails from the 1968-1970 Detroit Tigers. Highlights include: 1968 Team-Signed Photo a 20x16 color print signed in blue marker (all “10” strength) by (28) with Kaline, Lolich and Mathews; (2) Team-signed Baseballs (1969 & 1970) and a 1968 World Series Black Bat. More on our website.
1968 Team-Signed Photograph: signed by (28) including Behm (trainer), G. Brown, Cain, Campbell, Comer, Face, Freehan, Green, Hiller, Horton, Kaline, Lasher, Lolich, Matchick, Mathews, McAuliffe, Naragon (coach), Northrup, Patterson, Price, Ribant, Rooker, Sain (coach), Stanley, Tracewski, Warden, Wert and Wilson.
Additional highlights include:
1969 Detroit Tigers Team-Signed Ball: (24 signatures, average "7-8", mildly toned OAL Cronin ball grades “6”, full phoot LOA from JSA) with Sweet Spot: Kaline; West Panel: Resinger, Tresh, Tracewski, Kazanski; East Panel: Horton, Kilhenny, Sparma, Wert, unidentified, Scherman; North Panel: I. Brown, Matchick, Price, Moses, McLain (clubhouse), Freehan (clubhouse); South Panel: Cash, Stanley, Timmerman, G. Brown, Naragon, Reed; Reverse Sweet Spot: M. Smith; Full photo LOA from JSA
1970 Detroit Tigers Team-Signed Ball: (26 signatures, average "8" with south panel lesser, souvenir ball grades "6-7", full photo LOA from JSA) with Sweet Spot: McLain, Kaline; West Panel: Roarke, Price, Okrie, Szotkiewicz, J. Niekro, I. Brown; East Panel: Horton, Kilhenny, Maddox, Scherman, Patterson, Timmerman, Cash; North Panel: D. Jones, Wert, Stanley, Northrup, Wilson, Freehan; South Panel: Lolich, Cain, G. Brown, McAuliffe, Hiller; Full photo LOA from JSA
1968 World Series Black Bat: distributed in limited quantity by Hillerich & Bradsby, this 35” example features a black finish decorated by gold-colored stampings and facsimile signatures of those who wielded H&B weapons (and block-letter stampings of those who did not). In all, there are (33) names, including Kaline, Mathews, McLain and Oyler. The item presents nicely with minimal fading.