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    1982 Derek Jeter Signed Little League Baseball with Trophy & Team Photograph. He would win five World Championship rings as a member of the New York Yankees, but the eight-year old legend in the making got his very first taste of baseball glory with an undefeated season in the Oakwood LIttle League of his Kalamazoo, Michigan hometown. Presented here is a thrilling array of artifacts that stand as the earliest known from the superstar shortstop.

    Best is a team signed baseball bearing the charmingly youthful signatures of eleven members of the unvanquished squad, certainly one of the very first baseballs that Derek Jeter ever signed. Signatures average 8/10. It rests in a humble little stand bearing an engraved plaque that reads, "Don Brown, Manager, Undefeated, Oakwood Little League, 1982."

    Next we have a six-inch tall trophy announcing, "Oakwood Little League, 1982, Minor League 'Champs.'" NRMT.

    The ensemble concludes with an original 5x7" team photograph that finds the future Hall of Famer dwarfed by his teammates as he stands third from left. NRMT.

    In October 2014, another offering of a team signed baseball and photograph of this 1982 team commanded $14,400 at auction, a value that is likely to surge when Jeter's inevitable enshrinement occurs. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 20
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