Note: the image in the catalog shows three multi-signed bats that are not part of this lot. The images below are accurate for this lot.
Birds of a feather flock together with this incredible collection of (12) signed Baltimore Orioles items. Highlighted by a Cal Ripken Jr. autographed bat, these signatures are penned in blue or black ink and grade primarily in the ("8-9") range. Included are 1984 Baltimore Orioles Tour of Japan Multi-Signed Ball: (23 signatures, mostly 7, rare OAL Japan Tour stamp) with West Panel: Murray; East Panel: Ripken Sr.; Signed Bats: Louisville Slugger: Murray (9, #/3000), Ripken (signed twice), Weaver; Rawlings Adirondack: Palmer (silver) Framed Pieces: Final Game Display: (3 signatures) with B. Ripken, Ripken Sr., Ripken Jr.; Orioles Hall of Famers $2 Bill display: (8 signatures) with Aparicio, Palmer, Ripken Jr., Roberts, B. Robinson, F. Robinson and Weaver (15 x 11-1/2). Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of signatories, please visit our website.
1984 Baltimore Orioles Tour of Japan Multi-Signed Ball: (23 signatures, mostly 7, rare OAL Japan Tour stamp, ball 6) Sweet Spot: Altobelli; West Panel: Roenicke, J. Williams, Murray (8), S. Davis, M. Brown; East Panel: Ripken Sr. (d.1999, 8), Sheets, Snell, Bumbry, Cruz; North Panel: Underwood, D. Martinez, Boddicker, Rowe, Ramirez, Dauer; South Panel: M. Young, unidentified, Traber, Swaggerty, Rayford; Reverse Sweet Spot: Hendricks (d.2005, 7); Signed Bats: Louisville Slugger: Murray (9, #/3000), Ripken (signed twice, both 8), Weaver (10, 40th anniversary barrel); Rawlings Adirondack: Palmer (9, silver) Framed Pieces: Final Game Display: (3 signatures, all 9-10, 11 x 13-1/4) B. Ripken (9), Ripken Sr. (d.1999, 9), Ripken Jr. (10); Orioles Hall of Famers $2 Bill display: (8 signatures, mostly 9); Aparicio, Mussina, Palmer, Ripken Jr., Roberts, B. Robinson, F. Robinson, Weaver (15 x 11-1/2); The Ripkens Orioles Postcards: (2 signatures, both 8) Ripken Jr., B. Ripken (9x12, postcards both PR); Photographs/Ephemera: 1980s Eddie Murray photograph (5x7, 10), 1991 Jim Palmer signed letter regarding his comeback (2 pages, 9); Plate: 1950s Orioles Homer Laughlin Best China plate: (3 signatures, 9-1/2 diameter, plate EX) F. Robinson (9, B. Robinson (9) and Weaver (7). Also included are (13) unsigned items including a compilation of Baltimore Sun newspapers covering various Orioles events, 1983 World Champs pin with ribbon (VG), a mini-pennant and other trinkets.