Lot 226. 2 Florida Marlins Inaugural Season Baseballs Signed by 31 Different Players and Officials. Both are nm-m ONL William White baseballs. Manager Rene Lacheman signed the sweet spot of one ball, which has 17 other signatures, including team owner Wayne Huizinga. The other signatures are by Cris Carpenter, Scott Chiamparino, Bryan Harvey, Charlie Hough, Bob Natal, Orestes Destrade, Dave Magadan, Walt Weiss, Chuck Carr, Jeff Conine, Charles Jackson, Matt Turner, Doug Radar, Don Smiley, Gary Hughes and John Panagakis. The Lachemann autograph and one other are nm 7s. The rest are 9s and 10s. Gary Sheffield occupies the sweet spot of the second ball. It is signed also by Richie Lewis, Steve Decker, Benito Santiago, Alex Arias, Bret Barberie, Junior Felix, Scott Pose, Chris Hammond, Rich Renteria, Rob Nen, Rich Rodriguez and Marcel Lachemann. Almost every signature, including Sheffield’s, is a 9 or a 10. These pair of baseball are a “must” for serious Marlins collectors! Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $35.
Lot 227. Florida Marlins 2006 Fotoball Signed by 10 – Girardi, Ramirez, Cabrera, Etc. Joe Girardi signed the sweet spot. Side panels have the autographs of Hanley Ramirez, Miguel Cabrera, Anibal Sanchez, Wes Helms, Bobby Meacham, Alfredo Amezaga, Adam Bostwick, Mike Harkey and Miguel Oliva. The ball was signed during spring training. Bleeding makes the signatures ex-m 6 to nm 7. The ball, a “Palm Beach Post” premium, is nm-m. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Minimum Bid $7.
Lot 228. 10 Multi-Signed Baseballs: 80+ Signatures - Berra, Brett, Lasorda, Cabrera, Niekro, Etc. Eclectic assortment including Hall of Famers, vintage players and members of the 2003 and 2007 Florida Marlins. 1. (11 autographs) Tom Lasorda (sweet spot –SS), Yogi Berra, Mike Marshall, Sid Bream and Steve Sax on an ONL Feeney ball that appears to be game used. Nm 7 to nm-m 8 signatures. 2. (10) Includes Bill Madlock (SS), George Foster, Jeff Conine and John Blanchard, mint 9 to gem mint 10 autographs, nm-m ONL White ball. 3. (10) George Brett (SS), Ozzie Smith, Joe Niekro, Vince Coleman, John Warden, Phil Niekro, Robin Roberts and Enos Cabell, 10s, mint OML Selig ball. 4. (8) Eldon Aucker (SS), Al Corwin, J W Porter, John McHale, Denny Litwhiler, Jim Kaat, Joe Jay and Hal White, ex 6 to gem mint 10 signatures, ex-m (toning) OML Selig ball. Kaat is a 10. 5. (8) Same as #4, signatures range from vg-ex 4 to 10. 6. (2) T J Bream and Andy Phillips, nm-m 8 to mint 9 on side panels, vg-ex (scuffs) OML Selig ball. 7. (3) Scott Proctor, Kyle Farnsworth and Andrew Miller, 9-10, nm-m Selig ball. 8. (6) Derek Lee, Luis Castillo, Charles Johnson and Alex Gonzalez, 8s, vg-ex (scuffs) Selig ball. 9. (15) 2003 Florida Marlins: Jack MeKeon (SS), Jeff Cox, Matt Treanor, Matt Perisho, Ben Howard, Damian Easley, ex-m signatures, nm-m Marlins Fotoball. 10. (15) 2007 Marlins: Alfredo Amezaga, Byung-Hyun Kim, Miguel Cabrera, Fredi Gonzalez, Bo Porter and Carlos Tosca. Mint signatures, mint Selig ball. The Marlins signatures were obtained at spring training. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $83.