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    Cy Young Personally Owned Letter Opener. The most recognized name for pitching excellence. Cy Young holds the all-time records for wins (511), innings pitched (7355), games started (815), and complete games (749). In honor of his accomplishments, baseball created the Cy Young award. Letter opener dated 1908 that was owned and used by Cy Young. Derives from daughter of family Young lived with after his retirement and until his passing. Includes letter of provenance from the daughter and states letter opener remained in family's possession after Young died in 1955.

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    Aug-Sep, 2009
    30th-27th Sunday-Sunday
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