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    1952 Detroit Tigers Team Signed Baseball from Elden Auker Collection. Detroit Tigers baseball is signed by 29 members of the 1952 Detroit Tigers. Regulars Joe Ginsberg (C), Jerry Priddy (2B), Neil Berry (SS), Vic Wertz (OF), Johnny Groth (OF), Pat Mullin (OF), Ted Gray (SP), Art Houtteman (SP), Virgil Trucks (SP), Hal Newhouser (SP), Hal White (CL), Marlin Stuart (RP) Dick Littlefield (RP) and Fred Hutchinson (RP) join Manager Red Rolfe, Ted Lyons, Rick Ferrell, Dick Bartell and teammates George Kell, Cliff Mapes, George Lerchen, Bob Swift, Johnny Lipon, Matt Batts, Hoot Evers, Steve Souchock, Don Kolloway, Ken Johnson, Diz Trout.

    Elden Auker was a major league pitcher from 1933 to 1942. After a football injury while playing at Kansas State University, he developed his signature sidearm pitching motion. He used the whip like motion as a rookie in 1933 to strike out Babe Ruth. Auker turned in a solid career for three clubs. He had double digits in wins in eight of his ten seasons. In 1935, he led the league in winning percentage. Auker also pitched in both the 1934 and 1935 World Series for the Detroit Tigers. JSA Auction LOA.




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    September, 2009
    6th Sunday
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