Runners-up to the three-time champion Orioles, the 1971 Detroit Tigers paced the big leagues with 179 home runs en route to 91 wins. This lightly toned OAL Cronin ball (grade "6") is decorated with (29) ballpoint signatures (average "6-7" strength) from that Motown installment. Highlights include: Cash (sweet spot), Horton, Kaline (sweet spot), Lolich and Stanley. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. Additional signature are listed on our website.
Sweet Spot: Cash (d.1985), Kaline; West Panel: Chance, Gutierrez (d.2005), Silvera, G. Brown, Price, I. Brown (d.2001), Zepp; East Panel: Skaff (d.1988), Northup, Timmerman, Fowler, Coleman, McAuliffe; North Panel: Denehy, Kilhenny, Brinkman, D. Jones, Horton, J. Niekro (d.2005); South Panel: A. Rodriguez (d.2000), Cain, Stanley, Schultz (d.1996), Scherman, K. Collins, one unidentified; Reverse Sweet Spot: Lolich