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    1987 Minnesota Twins World Series Championship Pendant Presented to Wife of Bert Blyleven. After being unhappy with the Cleveland Indians, Bert Blyleven was traded back to the Minnesota Twins in 1985, where he would pass the 3,000 strikeout mark and help his team win a world championship in 1987. This pendant was issued to Blyleven's wife following the thrilling seven-game World Series. The team's emblem is studded with real diamonds atop a blue stone on the front, surrounded by "Twins World Champions." Verso is engraved "Patty" and "1987." Later, after the pendant was incorporated into a bracelet, the Jostens maker's mark and "14K" stamp were no longer visible. The weight of the pendant bracelet is forty-two grams (42 g.).


    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,500 - up.

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    Bidding Begins Approx.
    April
    16th Thursday
    Auction Dates
    May
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    8 Days
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