Many an aging star fizzled out during a string of lackluster 1990s campaigns at Veterans Stadium. Offered are (177) 1990-1999 Philadelphia Phillies single-signed items (average 7-9) unless noted with (95) baseballs and (82) photos. Highlights are players who starred elsewhere with: balls: Fernandez, Gant, Hudler (6), Jeffries, Murphy, Santiago, Valenzuela (5), Van Slyke, Whiten, Zeile; photos: Charlton, Fernandez, Gant, Hudler, (2) Jeffries, Murphy, Santiago, Valenzuela, Van Slyke, Whiten, Zeile. Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.
The baseballs in this collection range in grades of (EX to NM-MT) and the photos rate as (EX-MT to NM-MT). A small numbers of signatures are minimally affected by ink migration. Highlights listed as less than (7) are due to fading.
Additional highlights are star players who made a name for themselves with the Phillies with: balls: Abreu, Bottalico, Lieberthal, Rolen, Wolf; photos: Abreu, Amaro Jr, Bottalico, Daulton, Lieberthal, (2) Rolen, (2) Wolf.
Also present are: a second Murphy ball grading (6) due to fading; a multi-signed International League ball with (4) signatures; a Dr. Dirt and Mr. Clean photo dual signed by Dykstra and Murphy; and a balance of (78) baseballs and (59) photos with a handful of duplicates.