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    Circa 1987 Dennis Eckersley Game Used Fielder's Glove. Dennis Eckersley realized his flaws, made amends and reinvented himself in time to transform into a Hall of Famer. When most players are in their twilight of their career, Eck became baseball's top closer. Baseball's best closer of the late 1980's and early '90's, Eckersley gifted this "Rawlings Pro 6HF" model glove to trainer Barry Weinberg when he was extinguishing rallies in the big leagues. The glove, with a manufacturer's date of October 1987, shows good overall use and is properly prepped for use. The tan offering is constructed from "Heart of the Hide" leather. "43" is markered on the thumb while "Eckersley" is written on the middle finger. Joe Phillips' letter of authenticity makes reference to an image of Eckersley from his days in the Windy City. Letter of provenance from Oakland A's/St. Louis Cardinals trainer Barry Weinberg. LOA from The Glove Collector, Joe Phillips.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,200 - up.

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    October
    25th Wednesday
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