(3) 1980s St. Louis Cardinals Team-Signed Baseballs 
Lot Number 1043
 
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Description

The “Red Birds” of St. Louis are the focus of this team-signed trio of Cardinals baseballs from the 1980s. Each baseball is penned in blue or black on a period ONL baseball. Included teams are 1984 (30 signatures, median “8”, ball “7”) West Panel: Porter (d.2002, “7”, Proverbs 3:5,6 inscription); East Panel: Sutter (“8”); North Panel: O. Smith (“7”); South Panel: Schoendienst (“8”); 1988 (26 signatures, average “8”, ball “10”) South Panel: O. Smith (“8”), Schoendienst (“8”) and 1989 (30 signatures, mostly “9”, ball “10”) South Panel: O. Smith (“9”). Manager Whitey Herzog signed each baseball on the sweet spot with his autographs grading in the (“9-10”) range. These balls come with an auction COA from James Spence Authentications.  
 
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