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    1979 Tom Herr Game Worn St. Louis Cardinals Rookie Jersey - Rare Two-Year Style. Tom Herr had a thirteen-year career in the Major Leagues, where he forged a reputation as a solid second baseman with a dependable glove, good speed, and a disciplined batting eye. He was a starter on the 1982 World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals and an All-Star in 1985. In the latter year, he finished fifth in the MVP balloting after hitting .302 with 110 RBI and thirty-one stolen bases.

    Here is his St. Louis gamer which he wore during his rookie Major League season. A real beauty, the powder blue pullover displays "Cardinals" embroidered across the chest with "Herr 28" sewn on the verso in red on blue tackle twill. What makes this exemplar even more special are the "28" identifiers on each sleeve, which were only used by the Redbirds during the 1979 and 1980 seasons, making this a coveted two-year style. [Note: in 1923, a year after the team first debuted their "bird-on-bat" design," the team experimented with numbers on their left sleeve. But the trial only last for that season]. Meanwhile, the collar and sleeve cuffs are trimmed in red/white/blue. Tail Tagging includes a "Rawlings 40" label and a "Set 1 1979" flap tag. Exhibits fine game wear. LOA from Heritage Auctions.

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    May, 2019
    16th-17th Thursday-Friday
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