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    1976 Phil Niekro Game Worn, Signed & Inscribed Atlanta Braves Jersey. The most successful knuckleball pitcher of all time, with 318 victories to his credit, Niekro rode that crazy, fluttering pitch all the way to Cooperstown. With the market for knits at an all-time high, we expect spirited bidding for this "Wilson size 44" road Niekro gamer.

    Excellent use is showcased on the two-color tackle twill identifiers, with red anchor stitching. "Atlanta 35" is expressed across the front while the back has the retired number repeated. Sleeve decor includes a feather patch on the left sleeve. The collar includes a period Wilson size tag and is joined by a "76 44" swatch just below. The front is signed and inscribed "Phil Niekro, 1976-Game Used, H.O.F.-97" in 9/10 black sharpie.

    Notes: The "35" on the front and back, and the feather logo on the left sleeve are all original. The original "Atlanta" script was removed from the front and replaced with a similar style "Braves." The N.L. centennial patch was removed from the right sleeve but the outline of it is still visible. LOA from Heritage Auctions. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    February, 2021
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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