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    1981 Dennis Eckersley Game Worn Signed Boston Red Sox Jersey. Dennis Eckersley defines the human spirit in the sporting world. All but given up on after battling alcoholism, Eckersley transformed himself into a Hall of Fame closer with the Oakland A's. Developing the game's best slider helped Eck stay in the game longer than anyone expected. A World Series title, Cy Young Award and AL MVP award were all realized in Oakland by the mustachioed closer. From his days as a starter is this button-up knit garment, donned during the 1981 season. "Boston" is correctly spaced across the front in single-color midnight navy tackle twill while "43" is found on back. Some fraying is present on the identifiers. Applied in the collar is a "Wilson [size] 42" tag while the tail sports an "81" year swatch. Eckersley gave his personal authentication with a black felt tip signature across the front and "Hof 2004" inscription. LOA from Heritage Auctions.

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