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    1986 Don Mattingly Batting Title & AL MVP Commemorative Ring. This is just the second of its kind we've encountered, but we'll trust a 2002 auction listing that states that The Hit Man had eighteen of these rings made in 1986 to mark his scorching two-season era of Junior Circuit domination. Face features a faux diamond-studded Yankees logo set against a blue stone and surrounded by raised text reporting Mattingly's name and jersey number. Small chip to blue stone at seven o'clock position. Left shank celebrates his 1984 batting title, while right does the same for his 1985 American League MVP Award. Band measures to a size ten (10). Total weight is forty-one grams (41 g.). No stamping inside, but gold tests at ten karats (10k). Light wear.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,000 - up.

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    16th Thursday
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    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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    16 Days
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