THE CHICAGO CUBS - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED BASEBALL CIRCA 1968 CO-SIGNED BY: BILLY WILLIAMS, BILL HANDS, LEE ELIA, RON SANTO, KENNY HOLTZMAN, ADOLFO PHILLIPS, DON KESSINGER, JOSE RAIMUNDO "FLACO" ARCIA, RANDY HUNDLEY, CHUCK "TWIGGY" HARTENSTEIN, BILL "STONEY" STONEMAN, PETE MIKKELSEN, ERNIE "MR. CUB" BANKS, GLENN BECKERT, RICHARD "RICH" NYE, AL SPANGLER, LEO DUROCHER, FERGUSON JENKINS - HFSID 101216
1968 CHICAGO CUBS The manager and 17 players from the 1968 Chicago Cubs signs a Spalding Official National League baseball (Giles), including Hall of Famers Durocher, Williams, Jenkins, Banks and Santo.
Sale Price $701.25
1968 CHICAGO CUBS
The manager and 17 players from the 1968 Chicago Cubs signs a Spalding Official National League baseball (Giles), including Hall of Famers Durocher, Williams, Jenkins, Banks and Santo.
Baseball signed: "Leo Durocher", "Bill Hands", "Bill Stoneman", "Chuck Hartenstein", "Billy Williams", "Randy Hundley", "Adolfo Phillips", "Don Kessinger", "Kenny Holtzman", "Al Spangler", "Fergie Jenkins", "Lee Elia", "Jose Arcia", "Ernie Banks", "Pete Mikkelson", "Ron Santo", "Glenn Beckert", "Rich Nye" and two unidentified signatures. Spalding Official National League baseball, Warren Giles, President. The 1968 Chicago Cubs, with Leo Durocher as manager, had a record of 84-78, finishing in third place in the National league. Hall of Famer LEO DUROCHER (1905-1991) retired among the all-time leaders in games managed (3740) and wins (2,010). ERNIE BANKS (b. 1931, HOF 1977) will always be "Mr. Cub," the most popular player the Cubs ever had. He played for the Cubs his entire career (1953-1971), retiring with 512 lifetime home runs. Sweet-swinging BILLY WILLIAMS (b. 1938, HOF 1987) quietly carved out a Hall of Fame career. He was a dependable star for 14 full seasons as a Cub. He tied major league records with five homers in two consecutive games, and four consecutive doubles in a game. In 19 Major League seasons (1965-1983), right-handed starting pitcher FERGUSON JENKINS (b. 1942, HOF 1991) won 284 games, including 6 consecutive seasons with the Chicago Cubs in which he won 20 or more games while striking out 200 or more. RON SANTO (1940-2010) played all fifteen of his Major League seasons (1960-1974) in Chicago, all but the last one with the Cubs. A 5-time Gold Glove third baseman and 9-time All-Star. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012. Slightly soiled. Ink note (unknown hand) above Spalding logo (not affecting signatures). Otherwise, fine condition.
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