Skip to main content


    "Jungle" Jim Rivera Single Signed Baseball With Lengthy Inscription. "Jungle Jim" got his nickname due largely to his unorthodox playing style, and for his highly extroverted personality. In 1953, he led the American League in triples (16) and in 1955, with 25 stolen bases . He was a sparkplug for the 1950s Go-Go White Sox team which eventually won the American League pennant in 1959 . A smart and fast runner, Rivera ran the bases with abandon, sliding into bases on his belly before it was fashionable, and made many a game-saving catch playing right field. On this OML (Selig) ball he has signed and added a lengthy inscription reading, Jungle Jim Rivera Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Browns, K.C. Athletics, To be in the 1959 World Series (When asked what his biggest thrill was). Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Balls, Pucks, etc. - Encased, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Dec-Jan, 2014
    29th-26th Sunday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 199

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 July 19 - 20 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I want to again thank you for a job well done. Your professionalism prevailed through out the process for which I am so grateful.
    Jerry D.,
    New Ulm, MN
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 February 24 - 25 Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Sports - Dallas
    2018 February 24 - 25 Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Sports - Dallas
    REALIZED $9,307,227