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Lot Number: 357

Description: 1976 Jim Palmer Cy Young Award. Important original award as presented to Jim Palmer following the 1976 season in which he won a League leading (22) games with a 2.51 ERA and struck out (159). The last of (3) total earned during his career. Black painted wooden plaque with affixed silver plated figural pitching arm positioned above placard which reads in relief, "Presented to Jim Palmer Most Valuable Pitcher American League 1976". Measures 16.5" tall and retains "Balfour" manufacturers tacked on metal plate on back. Incidental scattered wear and expected tarnish. Highly desirable piece representing one of the most recognizable high honors a pitcher can achieve and one of the more significant to have entered the marketplace with regard to level of player notoriety. Includes letter of provenance from Jim Palmer: EX/MT

Estimated Price Range: ($60,000-$80,000)

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