Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1960's Roberto Clemente Single Signed Baseball. He gave his Pittsburgh fans the privilege of witnessing his 3,000th career hit before giving his life in a tragic airplane accident during the subsequent off-season while on a humanitarian aid mission to Nicaragua. Joining the likes of Lou Gehrig and Jackie Robinson as the best and bravest in baseball history, Clemente should be considered an essential component of any quality autograph collection. Here we present an exceptional specimen, quite literally one of the finest autographs of the Puerto Rican superstar we've ever encountered on horsehide. His 9/10 blue ink signature appears on the side panel of an apparently game used ONL (Giles) ball, which resides in its original Spalding box, clearly the key to its fine state of preservation. A gorgeous representation for the uncompromising collector. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 654

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

    Sold on May 15, 2015 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 22 days left to consign to the 2021 December 18 Sports Showcase Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    From the outset and my initial contact with you at Heritage I have been treated courteously. You have taken extra care in assuring me that the experience would be a positive one.
    Samuel Finz,
    Philomont, VA
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search