VSA Auction Ending August 31st 2023
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This lot features a Bert Blyleven 1989 California Angels game used glove sourced directly from Bert Blyleven himself. Rawlings professional model 'Gold Glove Series' Pro-2X BF fielder's glove, displays evidence of outstanding game wear. Substantial use can be seen in the pocket, face of the web, and throughout the body of the glove. The index finger sleeve above the "Holdster" finger hole is somewhat depressed from Blyleven's extended index finger. 'BLY 28' is on the back of the thumb sleeve in black and red marker. The glove is constructed of Rawlings top grade "Heart of the Hide" tanned steer hide, bound with tanned rawhide laces and nylon stitching. Features include a pro-style 'Basket Web' and a closed "Fastback" with finger "Holdster" and an adjustable wrist strap. The fingers are highlighted with neutral welting. Manufacturer's labeling includes a white on red Rawlings wrist label and an embroidered logo at the base of the web. 'Rawlings' is lightly branded on the face of the heel. Bert enjoyed one of the best seasons of his career in 1989 going 17-5 with an impressive 2.73 ERA while finishing 4th in the AL Cy Young voting. Accompanied by a detailed Letter of Authenticity from PSA/DNA (John Taube & Dennis Esken) as well as a signed Letter of Provenance from Bert Blyleven.

** This lot originates from the personal collection of Bert Blyleven and will be accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Bert Blyleven. Please know that a portion of your bid will go towards charities supported by Bert and his wife Gayle **

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Minimum Bid: $2,500
Final prices include buyers premium.: $3,000
Number Bids:1
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