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Auction Ends: Dec 5, 2021 08:00 PM EST

Memorabilia

Autographed Tim Raines, Sr. Baseball

Item Number
128
Estimated Value
Priceless
Opening Bid
$60 USD

Item Description

In 1991, after 13 years in Montreal, Raines was traded to the Chicago White Sox. After five years on the South Side, Raines went to the Yankees and got a taste of postseason success. Raines helped the Bronx Bombers to World Series Championships in 1996 and 1998.

During his 23-year career, Raines recorded 2,605 hits, 980 RBI and a .294 batting average. He hit better than .320 for three in a row (1985-87) and his 808 stolen bases rank fifth all-time. He is the only player in big league history with at least 100 triples, 150 home runs and 600 stolen bases and is the only player to record four different seasons with at least 50 extra-base hits and 70 steals

Raines finished his big league career with the best stolen base percentage (84.7) of any player with 400-plus steals.

He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2017.

Item Special Note

Please note that while there is no certificate of authenticity available, we have it on good authority that the autograph is genuine. Bidder has the right to return the baseball for a full refund if this turns out not to be the case.

High bidder pays shipping, handling and insurance if item is not picked up.

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