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    1980's Don Denkinger Watch with Braille Gifted by Whitey Herzog from The Don Denkinger Collection. Most would hold a grudge forever when a blown call costs his team a World Series, but we give Whitey Herzog a salute for adding levity to the situation. This Seiko watch allows for the face to be opened so a blind person could tell what time it is. This was a tongue-in-cheek gift from Herzog and the Cardinals organization to Don Denkinger who infamously called Jorge Orta safe on an infield play which showed he was out by at least a half a step in Game Six of the 1985 World Series. The Royals rallied late to take control of the series. Game Seven was an 11-0 blowout. The watch is currently not in working order but we believe a battery would bring it back to life. A letter of provenance signed by Denkinger will attend and serve as provenance. The original storage box is included. Letter of provenance from Don Denkinger.

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