19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
WILLIE STARGELL SIGNED CONTRACT
A uniform player contract dated 1963, between Hall of Famer Willie “Pops” Stargell (1940-2001) and the Pittsburgh Pirates for $6,000 for the season. The 1963 season was Stargell’s first full season in the Big Leagues. Signed Wilver Dornel Stargell in blue ink, and countersigned by Hall of Famer Warren Giles (1896-1979) as President of the National League and Joe L. Brown, General Manager of the Pirates.
8 1/2 x 11 in.
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