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    1987 St. Louis Cardinals National Champions Ring Presented to Buddy Bates. Gold ring displays one large diamond at the top center with three red colored stones directly above and surrounded by "St. Louis Cardinals National League Champions 1987." The left side reports "Bates, StL Cardinals" with graphics of the World Series trophy and two redbirds atop a bat. The right side reads "3,072,122, 15th World Series, St. Louis Cardinals" plus a redbird with bat inside of Busch Stadium. The inner band is stamped "CTO 10K." The ring weighs forty-two grams (42 g.) and measures to a size of nine-and-one-quarter (9.25). This beauty was presented to longtime equipment manager Buddy Bates who spent 45 years with the organization.

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