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Cal Ripken Collection of (20) with Autographs & Milestone Tickets

Lot Number 858

Quantity: Bid Starts: 01/26/2018 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 150.00  Bid Ends: 02/09/2018 00:14:43 
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Baseball’s great “Iron Man” stands firm with this collection of autographs, tickets and commemoratives. Fan favorite Cal Ripken combined power at the plate, grace in the field and unparalleled durability into a career for the ages during his 21 years with the Baltimore Orioles. Ripkenites rejoice with this lot of (20) items in generally better to excellent condition, with:

 

1990 “The Only Way I Know” hardcover book with dust jacket (NM-MT) signed on a title page at front (“10”) with auction LOA from JSA

 

9/14/87 Postmarked “Record Innings” cachet (NM-MT) signed by Ripken (“9”) and Cal Sr. (“9”) with auction LOA from JSA

 

(10) Milestone full tickets with: (5) 8/1/94 full tickets from 2,000th consecutive game played (average NM to NM-MT); 9/5/95 tied Gehrig for most consecutive games played at 2,130 (EX-MT+); 9/6/95 Upper Reserved ticket, surpasses Gehrig to set new record at 2,131 games (VG-EX) with embossed logo; 9/6/95 Field Box ticket, sets record (GD-VG) with embossed logo; 6/14/96 surpasses Japanese record holder to set a new world record of 2,216 consecutive games played (NM-MT) with “I Was There” COA; 9/16/01 scheduled Sunday game that would have been Ripken’s last ever home game, postponed due to “9/11 Attacks” and made up on Saturday 10/6/01, presents EX detail with deference to staple holes, comes with Ripken career logo lanyard

 

9/6/95 Postmarked “Immortal Cal” 13x23 metal replica of the Baltimore Sun front page with “2131” record commemorative USPS cancellation stamp (EX-MT) due to corner wear, otherwise presents close to like-new

 

(2) Commemorative photo folders, both measuring 12-1/2 x 16”: 9/6/95 consecutive games played (NM); and 4/15/00 3,000 career hits (NM-MT)

 

(3) RPPCs all postmarked 8/1/94 for 2,000th consecutive game played (average NM-MT)

 

(2) Wild Horse art cachets: 9/5/95 postmarked LE #129/170 (NM); and 9/6/95 postmarked LE #129/180 (NM)

 



 
 
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