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    1980 Jack Ham Game Worn, Signed Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey. Unquestionably, when any die-hard football fan thinks about the Pittsburgh Steelers' dynasty of the 1970's, players such as Terry Bradshaw, Lynn Swann and Franco Harris immediately come to mind. In addition, it would be impossible not to recollect the gritty, tough and intimidating legendary defensive line nicknamed the "Steel Curtain." But, not to be forgotten was an impeccable left linebacker, who was as durable and intelligent as he was speedy and tenacious - Hall of Famer Jack Ham. Heritage Auctions is proud to present the Penn State alum's white Durene jersey from the Steelers' 1980 Super Bowl season. A piece that is probably more suitable for Canton than a sports memorabilia collection, this cornerstone quality shirt exhibits solid wear, with multiple team repairs and small tears throughout. The team's classic single-color tackle twill numerals are displayed on the front and verso, while Ham signed each number on the back in Mint gold sharpie, and added a "HOF 1988" and Game Worn" inscription. It should be noted that the back and right numbers have been changed by the team, presumably due to too much wear to the originals. The proper "Steelers Exclusivity", "Medalist Sand Knit" (glue back, but stitched on this jersey), "80" and "50" tags are in the tail, while "HAM" is presented on the rear nameplate in two-color tackle twill. One of only two Ham gamers that have hit the auction block in recent memory, with the past example realizing nearly $15,000. LOA from Heritage Auctions. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication (autographs). Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA (autographs).

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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