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    1943-45 Jack Salveson Game Worn Cleveland Indians Jersey. After seventy-six innings of work with the Giants and Pirates from 1933 through 1935, Salveson disappeared from the Major League mound for eight seasons before the call of Uncle Sam decimated pro baseball's ranks and gave him a second chance in the Bigs. This is the road grey flannel format the big right-hander wore as a member of the 1943 and 1945 Indians, a gorgeous exemplar exhibiting none of the staining or moth holes common to its contemporaries. "Cleveland" spans the chest in red and navy block, giving way to number "38" on verso. Left sleeve bears the rare and desirable second version of the "Health" patch worn by all Major Leaguers during WWII. Interior collar is tagged "Wilson [size] 46" with a local athletic goods supplier label and an embroidered "Salveson" swatch. LOA from Heritage Auctions.


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