VSA Auction Ending December 28th, 2023
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/29/2023
This lot features Bert Blyleven’s hand written game used stat baseball from July 12, 1979 when Blyleven pitching for the Pirates collected his 2,000th career strikeout. Facing Houston Astros batter Terry Puhl the first batter of the game Blyleven threw his signature curveball on a 1-2 count to strikeout Puhl collecting his 2,000th of his Hall of Fame Career. Blyleven went onto win the game 5-3. This is the actual baseball used to collect his 2,000th strikeout.

Blyleven collected these baseballs after the game and personally hand wrote everything pictured on the baseball at that specific time. If he pitched a complete game, these are the actual final out baseballs. All other baseballs are game used from the stated game.

** 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: $200
Final prices include buyers premium.: $840
Number Bids:11
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