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    1977-78 Bob Lemon Game Worn & Signed Chicago White Sox Manager's Jersey You either love the style or you loathe it, but nobody can deny that this rare jersey evokes the disco-dancing decade better than any other in the full wardrobe of Major League history. It's virtual overkill that it just happened to have been sported by a resident of the Baseball Hall of Fame, a man who made his Big League debut just before Uncle Sam came calling for World War II service. Surely he couldn't have imagined he'd ever find himself in a get-up like this one.

    "Chicago" spans the chest in a particularly cool navy tackle twill font that spells "Lemon" above a number "21" on verso. Interior collar holds "Rawlings [size] 48" label and a blue sharpie signature rating 7/10. A few small, scattered stains appear to be chewing tobacco-related and cannot distract from the goofy glory of this long-lost design. MEARS sticker is affixed, but paperwork is missing.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $800 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    November
    19th Thursday
    Auction Dates
    December
    10th-13th Thursday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    21 Days
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