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(12) 1979 American League Team-Signed Baseballs

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From a season that brought us “Disco Demolition Night” and 10 of 14 teams with winning records. These (12) OAL MacPhail balls are signed by American League team members from 1979. The ballpoint pennings average (“9”) potency with zero clubhouse signatures!. Keys include: Red Sox: (22 sigs) with: Fisk and Rice; Angles: (22 sigs) with: Carew and Downing; White Sox: (27 sigs) with: Farmer and Kessinger; Indians: (25 sigs) with: Barker and Clyde; Tigers: (27 sigs) with: Royals: (28 sigs) with: Brett and Herzog; Brewers: (26 sigs) with: Molitor and Yount; Yankees: (22 sigs) with: Hunter and Lemon; A’s: (26 sigs) with: Gross and Picciolo; Mariners: (23 sigs) with: Cox and Pinson; Rangers: (27 sigs) with: Lyle and Sundberg; Blue Jays: (25 sigs) with: Bailor and Stieb. Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.

1979 Boston Red Sox Team-Signed Baseball: a clean white OAL MacPhail ball (grade “8-9”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“9”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Zimmer (manager); North Panel: Papi, Hassler, Allenson, Rice, Campbell and Tudor; South Panel Rainey, Wright, Dwyer, Burgmeier and Brohamer; West Panel: Yost (coach), Montgomery, Jackson (coach), Fisk and Stanley; East Panel: Pesky (coach), Renko, O’Berry, Burleson, Watson, Remy and Ripley

1979 California Angles Team-Signed Baseball: a clean white OAL MacPhail orb (grade “8-9”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“9”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Fregosi (manager); North Panel: R. Miller, Ramírez, Rudi, Aikens and Barr; South Panel Frost, Lansford, Aikens (repeat signature), L. Sherry (coach), Knoop (coach) and Aase; West Panel: B. Clear (coach), D. Miller, Downing, Carew and M. Clear; East Panel: Baylor, Grich, Donohue, Rettenmund and Eddy

1979 Chicago White Sox Team-Signed Baseball: a mildly toned OAL MacPhail sphere (grade “7-8”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“8”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Kessinger (manager); North Panel: Winkles (coach), Trout, Nahorodny, Babe (coach), Bell and Kravec; South Panel Sparks (coach), Proly, Torres, Burns, Scarbery and Morrison; West Panel: Farmer, Wortham, Bannister, Baumgarten, Colbern and Dotson; East Panel: Schueler, Washington, Squires, Garr, Pryor, Rondon and Moore; Reverse Sweet Spot: Nordhagen

1979 Cleveland Indians Team-Signed Baseball: a mildly toned OAL MacPhail ball (grade “6-7”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“8-9”) strength and clarity. Includes: North Panel: Wise, Dade, Speed, Duncan (coach), Norris and Hartenstein (coach); South Panel Spillner, Cage, Pruitt, Clyde, Monge and T. Cox; West Panel: Hood, D. Alston, Manning, Waits, P. Reuschel, Veryzer and Hassey; East Panel: Garland, Garcia (coach), Barker, Wilkins, Nossek (coach) and Thornton

1979 Detroit Tigers Team-Signed Baseball: a lightly toned OAL MacPhail orb (grade “6”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“9”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Moss (manager); North Panel: Trammell, Morales, Mankowski, Baker, Rozema and Billingham; South Panel López, Whitaker, Taylor, LeFlore, Wilcox, Day (scout) and Staub; West Panel: Summers, Underwood, E. Brinkman (coach), Fidrych, Burnside and Wagner; East Panel: Wockenfuss, Young, Parish, G. Brown (coach), Jones, Hiller and Tobik

1979 Kansas City Royals Team-Signed Baseball: a mildly toned OAL MacPhail sphere (grade “7-8”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“9”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Herzog (manager); North Panel: Cisco (coach), Otis, Barranca, Braun, Chamberlain, Splittorff, Hrabosky and Busby; South Panel Gura, Poquette, White, Quisenberry, Cowens and Terrell; West Panel: Mingori, Wathan, Pattin, R. Martin, Sullivan (coach) and Quirk; East Panel: Eaton, Leonard, Gale, Boros (coach), J. Nettles, Rodríguez and Brett

1979 Milwaukee Brewers Team-Signed Baseball: a mildly toned OAL MacPhail ball (grade “7-8”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“9”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Bamberger (manager, d.2004); North Panel: Slaton, Augustine, Lezcano, Molitor, Castro, Yount and McLish (coach); South Panel B. Martinez, Cooper, Davis, McClure, Money and Fosse; West Panel: Galasso, Haney (coach), Rodgers (coach), Kuenn (coach, d.1988), Gantner and Mitchell; East Panel: Replogle, Howard (coach), Sorensen, Caldwell and Wohlford; Reverse Sweet Spot: Thomas

1979 New York Yankees Team-Signed Baseball: a very mildly toned OAL MacPhail orb (grade “8”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“9-10”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Lemon (manager); North Panel: John, Clay, Hunter and Hood; South Panel Berra (coach), Spencer, Chambliss, Beattie, Hegan (coach) and White; West Panel: Burris, Ferraro (coach), Davis and Johnstone; East Panel: Kaat, Narron, Lau (coach), Nettles, Morgan (coach) and Fowler (coach); Reverse Sweet Spot: R. Jackson

1979 Oakland A’s Team-Signed Baseball: a mildly toned OAL MacPhail sphere (grade “7”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“9”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Marshall (manager); North Panel: Lacey, Ramírez, L. Murray, Keough, Hamilton, Saul (coach) and Stange (coach); South Panel Walls (coach), Todd, Bryant, Newman, Gross and Armas; West Panel: Heath, Minetto, Edwards, J.H. Johnson and Walls (repeat signature); East Panel: Mitterwald, Heaverlo, McCatty, Langford, Picciolo, Morgan and Chalk

1979 Seattle Mariners Team-Signed Baseball: a mildly toned OAL MacPhail ball (grade “7”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“8-9”) strength and clarity (with very minor ink migration). Includes: Sweet Spot D. Johnson (manager); North Panel: Stinson, Dressler, Mendoza, Stock (coach) and Abbott; South Panel Mitchell, Horton, Vásquez, O. Jones and Meyer; West Panel: L. Cox (d.1990), Mazeroski (coach), Bryant (coach), Montague, Roberts, Simpson, Parrott and Valentine; East Panel: Pinson (coach), B. Stein, Honeycutt, R. Stein and Bochte

1979 Texas Rangers Team-Signed Baseball: a mildly toned OAL MacPhail orb (grade “7”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“8-9”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Corrales (manager); North Panel: Kern, F. Koenig (coach), Bell, Sundberg, Blanks, Wills and Zisk; South Panel Comer, Allard, Roberts, Chalk, Putnam, Rajsich and Ryan (coach); West Panel: Comer (repeat signature), L. Washington, Ryan (repeat signature), Putnam (repeat signature), Alexander and Lyle; East Panel: Farmer, Brown (coach), Matlack, Darwin, Lucchesi (coach) and Gleaton

1979 Toronto Blue Jays Team-Signed Baseball: a mildly toned OAL MacPhail sphere (grade “7-8”) with ballpoint signatures averaging (“9”) strength and clarity. Includes: Sweet Spot Hartsfield (manager); North Panel: J. Moore (coach), Leppert (coach), Gómez, Woods, Freisleben and Bosetti; South Panel Warner (coach), Huffman, Bailor, Jefferson, Clancy, Willis and R. Howell; West Panel: D. Miller, Robertson, Griffin, McKay and Stieb; East Panel: Buskey, Leppert (repeat signature), Underwood, Lemanczyk, B. Moore and Davis

 
 
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