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    1959-60 San Juan Senadores Multi-Signed & Inscribed Baseball with Roberto Clemente - Championship Season! Roberto Clemente had a lifelong affiliation with the Puerto Rican Baseball League, beginning as an eighteen-year-old with the Santurce Cangrejeros in 1952. While with Santurce, he would win two Puerto Rican league titles and two Caribbean World Series crowns. In 1956 he was traded to Caguas-Rio Piedras and won the batting title (.396) in 1956-57 and the league title in 1957-58. Traded to the San Juan Senadores in 1959, he batted .330 to lead them to the league title in 1959-60 and .345 to lead them to a league title in 1963-64.

    The "Ligo Professional de Base Ball De Puerto Rico" sphere displays Clemente's autograph, above the president's stamp on a side panel, in 8.5/10 vintage blue ballpoint. Also signed by manager Nino Escalera, the first black player in Cincinnati Reds history (Escalera, the dark-skinned Latino, preceded Chuck Harmon, an African-American), and one other unknown person, who also added "Enero 14/60" [January 14, 1960] and "San Juan Senadores 1959-60" in red ink. The ball remains in outstanding condition and Clemente's autograph is spectacular. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


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