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    1961-83 Detroit Tigers Run of Team Signed Baseballs Lot of 22. All on Official American League balls, most averaging 24 signatures. Expect an average of two clubhouse signatures per ball, though these are minor figures unless otherwise noted. 1961: 8/10 with Kaline, Colavito, Cash (CH), Bruton and Lary; 1962: 8/10 with light shellacking - Kaline, Colavito, Cash, Bunning, Bruton and Lary; 1963: 8/10, with Kaline, Whitey Herzog, Bunning, Colavito, Cash and Lolich; 1964: 7/10, with Kaline, Cash, Lolich and Bruton; 1965: 5/10, with Kaline, Lolich, Gates Brown and Willie Horton; 1966: 7/10, with Kaline, Cash, Lolich, Brown, Horton, Freehan, Stanley and McAuliffe; 1967: 8/10, with Mayo Smith, Kaline, Cash, McLain (CH), Lolich, Stanley, McAuliffe, Brown and Northrup; 1968 World Series Championship season 8/10, with Smith, Kaline, Cash,Stanley, Lolich, Northrup, Horton, McAuliffe, Johnny Sain, but no McLain; 1969: 8/10, with Kaline, Cash, Horton, Gates Brown, Mayo Smith, McAuliffe, but no McLain; 1970, ranges from 4/10 to 9/10 signatures, with Kaline, Lolich and Horton; 1971; 9/10, with 32 signatures, including Billy Martin, Kaline, Cash and Lolich; 1972: 8/10 with Martin, Kaline, Lolich and Horton; 1973: 5 or 6/10, with Kaline, Martin (CH) and Stanley; 1974; 5/10, with Kaline, Stanley and Northrup; 1975: 7/10, with Lolich and Stanley; 1976: 9/10, with Fidrych, Horton and LeFlore; 1977: 8/10, with Ralph Houk; 1978: 7/10, with Rodriguez and Stanley; 1979: 9/10, with Lance Parrish; 1980, 9/10, with Sparky Anderson and Trammell; 1981: 8/10, with Anderson, Lou Whitaker and Trammell; 1982: 7/10, with Anderson, Trammell and Howard Johnson; 1983: 8/10, with Anderson and Trammell. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    The Ray Crump Collection

    The memorabilia in this section originates from personal collection of Ray Crump, who got his start in baseball within the Washington Senators' clubhouse, serving as a batboy for the club beginning in 1948. When the Senators moved to Minnesota in 1961, he came North with them to become the Twins' first equipment manager, a position he held until retiring from the organization in 1984. This long tenure in the American League provided Mr. Crump with the ability to amass a vast collection of keepsakes, which are presented in the pages that follow.


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