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    The finest college football jersey in the world!

    1986-88 Barry Sanders Game Worn Oklahoma State Cowboys Jersey, MEARS A10 - Photo Matched. After backing up fellow Pro Football and College Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas during his first two years at Oklahoma State, Barry Sanders got his turn as the Cowboys' starting running back during his junior year. Nobody could have predicted what was to come from the quiet Wichita native, but during that 1988 collegiate season, Sanders put together what is widely considered the finest season in the history of NCAA football. If there wasn't game tape still available, few would believe it, but in 1988 Sanders set college football season records with 2,628 yards rushing, 3,248 total yards, 234 points, thirty-nine touchdowns, five consecutive 200 yard games, and eleven consecutive two-touchdown games, inclusive of nine three-touchdown games.

    Heritage Auctions is proud to present a garment that MEARS lead authenticator Troy Kinunen billed as the "Finest College Jersey in the World!" It boasts a perfect A10 rating, as one would expect from such a glowing assessment, featuring heavy wear with a team repair and a superb scattering of hit marks and scuffs throughout. Number "21" is screened to front, back and shoulders, with "Oklahoma State" and "Sanders" occupying chest and rear nameplate respectively. Proper "Russell [size] 42" tag appears in the tail. The historic garment originally entered the hobby as part of "The John Kindler Collection," perhaps the finest assembly of period-acquired gamers ever known. LOA from Resolution Photomatching. LOA from MEARS, A10. LOA from Heritage Auctions.



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    August, 2017
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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