Tommy John Signed Home Plate, Bat, Ball and Seven Other Autographed Items.
Lot 278. Tommy John Signed Home Plate, Bat, Ball and Seven Other Autographed Items. Among the items is a 1978 Bowie Kuhn Official World Series ball that John autographed on the sweet spot. The signature is mint 9, and the ball, nm+. John pitched the Dodgers to victory in one of the two games they won against the Yankees. John’s autograph is a beauty, gem mint 10, on a Worth 34” Tommy John Model bat. From a Don Mattingly game, home plate is slightly smaller than the real thing and has a hole in the center as made and a Mattingly facsimile signature. The John autograph is the real thing – nm-m 8. Five of John’s signatures are on his book “T.J.: My 26 Years in Baseball,” 1991. He signed the title page of the hardback edition (mint book and ex-m dust jacket) and numbered it 39 of 59 signed. Four copies of the title page are also signed in the paperback version; they are numbered 28, 56, 61 and 65 of 87. The softcovers average ex. Also, a signed Yankees 1989 bumper sticker and an autographed 1988 Fleer card #211. All of the autographs are nm-m 8 or better and have been authenticated by Kevin Keating. Minimum Bid $95.