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    Cardinals Stars Single Signed Inscription Baseballs Lot Of 2. Offered is a great duo of St. Louis Cardinal greats Mike Shannon, and Julian Javier. Each has signed a OML (Selig) baseball on the sweet spot and added the inscription " 64-67 W.S." to commemorate the mid to late 60 Cardinal World Series appearances. Shannon began his big-league career with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1962. In 1964 he became the team's regular right fielder , shifting to third base (in order to make room for the newly acquired Roger Maris in 1967. Shannon played in three World Series for the Cardinals. He hit a game-tying two-run homer off Whitey Ford in the Game 1 of the 1964 World Series against the New York Yankees which St. Louis won 9-5. In Game 3 of the 1967 World Series against the Boston Red Sox Shannon hit a key home run off Gary Bell. In Game 7 of the 1968 World Series against the Detroit Tigers Shannon's solo home run off Mickey Lolich was the Cardinals' only run off Lolich as the Tigers clinched. Shannon also hit the last home run in the original Busch Stadium (Sportsman's Park in 1966 and the first one in the second Busch Stadium. Javier was a 2 x All Star with a A ..333 avg. in nineteen World Series games, Javier belted a three-run home run in Game Seven of the 1967 World Series to help pitcher Bob Gibson win his third Series game against the Red Sox and bring the World Championship to the Cardinals.
    In his 13-season career, Javier hit .257 with 78 home runs, 506 RBI ,722 runs, 216 doubles , 55 triples , and 135 stolen bases in 1,622 games.



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    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    1st-29th Sunday-Sunday
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