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    1970 Clyde Wright No-Hitter Game Used Baseball. A rough one and eight season in 1969 left many thinking that "Skeeter" Wright was a lost cause, but a dose of Winter League ball and development of a screwball and changeup resulted in a career season in 1970, one marked by an American League Comeback Player of the Year award, his sole All-Star nod, and a no-hitter on July 3rd for the California Angels against the Oakland A's. Presented is a well-used OAL (Cronin) ball from that contest, boldly notated "No Hit 7/3/70" and signed with equal strength by the happy southpaw. Letter of provenance from Bruce Schworck. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.


    The Ernie Schworck Collection

    With a camera around his neck and a spirit of adventure in his heart, renowned photographer Ernie Schworck spent three decades in the employment of United Press International (UPI), aiming his lens at the most famous figures of twentieth century sport and politics. This lot derives from a collection that follows focuses primarily on the former, Schworck's Los Angeles residency making him a familiar face at Dodger Stadium and Anaheim Stadium. He's best remembered for his creation of some of the most famous photographs of legendary southpaw Sandy Koufax ever captured, images that he populated with hand-notated game used balls that served as living captions for no-hitters, World Series victories and other historic achievements. Schworck wisely retained many of these baseballs for his personal collection, and now you can add this one to your collection.



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