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    "Beisbol been berry, berry good to me!"

    1979 Willie Mays Signed Saturday Night Live "Chico Escuela" Contract. Offered is a two-page folding contract signed by Willie Mays in blue ballpoint ink that called for the Hall of Fame outfielder to appear on a "CHICO ESCUELA film segment for WEEKEND UPDATE" during the 1979 season.

    The segment featured recurring character Chico Escuela (Garrett Morris), whose catch phrase "Beisbol been berry, berry good to me" has been oft-repeated, as he attempted a comeback during New York Mets spring training. Mild wear exhibited throughout the 8.5x11" piece. Pre-Certified


    Guide Value or Estimate: $400 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    August
    5th Monday
    Auction Dates
    September
    1st Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    50 Days
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