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    1998 Tony Gwynn Game Worn San Diego Padres Helmet with Family Letter.
    Tony Gwynn had a quiet presence to him but his infectious cackle laugh is still missed in San Diego. It is hard to imagine Mr. Padre being gone forever. This "American Baseball Cap size 7 1/8" midnight navy helmet was worn when Gwynn slapped career hit 2.926 during the 1998 season. Gwynn marketed his game used items on his journey to 3,000 hits. Authentication is secured with a letter from Alicia Gwynn. "9/26/98 #2926 vs AZ" is neatly written on the inside as a way of authenticating the helmet. "SD" is interlocked on front, and the reverse features "19" and an ABC helmet decal. A size sticker adorns the inside. The date wheel reveals a manufacture date of Feb. 1998. Gwynn signed the front in silver paint pen. Light, but discernible, use shown. Letter of provenance from Gwynn Sports, Inc. COA from MEARS, Authentic. Auction LOA from SGC Authentic. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    May, 2018
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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