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    Early 1980's Larry Bird Game Worn Boston Celtics Jersey. In order to be the best at your craft, you have to eat, drink and sleep your passion. Nobody did this better than Larry Bird. In the early hours of game day, when the Boston Garden lights were as dim as could be, Bird could be found running the arena steps. Four hours before the game started, the faint sounds of one basketball hitting the classic parquet hardwood could be heard, as Bird would be shooting literally thousands of warm-up shots. Perfection and hard work defined "Larry Legend," but it was his sheer determination that separated the great Hall of Famer from the rest of the field. Offered here is a gorgeous kelly green Celtics cheesecloth knit jersey worn in the early 1980's by Larry Bird. Presenting the appropriate "Celtics Exclusivity" tag and "Medalist Sand Knit [size] 44" tag, which dates this to 1981-83, this classic shirt is amazing in its simplicity. Sewn on numerals and font in white tackle twill use the memorable shamrock-colored fabric as its masterful canvas. Photos of this beauty don't do it justice. This is one of those special pieces in our sale that will make your hair stand up on end. LOA from Heritage Auctions.

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    November, 2010
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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