2023 Summer Sports Legends Auction
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The memory of the tragic airplane crash that claimed the life of Yankees' star catcher Thurman Munson on August 2, 1979, continues to leave an indelible mark on his illustrious career. Munson's remarkable achievements, including a 1970 Rookie of the Year Award, two world championships (1977-1978), three Gold Glove Awards (1973-1975), and an American League MVP title in 1976, have immortalized him alongside legendary players like Lou Gehrig and Roberto Clemente. However, it is the profound legacy of his untimely passing that makes his autographed memorabilia highly sought-after and seldom available in the collecting community.

Offered in this auction is an exceptionally rare and remarkable piece of Thurman Munson's legacy - a unique 1970 Topps vault signature sheet featuring not one, but FIVE "Thurman Munson" bold blue ink signatures, each conservatively graded 9 Mint! These signature sheets were sent by the legendary Topps owner/founder, Cy Berger, to players for facsimile autographs on their Topps baseball cards. Since Munson's 1970 Topps rookie card lacked a facsimile autograph, some of these five signatures were likely intended for use on his future 1970s Topps cards.

Each signature is neatly scripted within its designated text box, showcasing Thurman's dedication to providing his finest penmanship. Accompanied by a significant Topps Vault COA, attesting to its direct purchase from the Topps Vault for ironclad authenticity, and encapsulated 9 MINT for the autographs by PSA, this signature sheet stands as one of the most exceptional Thurman Munson autographed mementos in existence.

The combination of its five breathtaking signatures, Topps Vault pedigree, and one-of-a-kind stature makes this piece worthy of serious attention from esteemed autograph collectors. Don't miss the chance to own this extraordinary piece of Thurman Munson's legacy. Place your bids now and secure a true treasure from one of baseball's beloved icons!
1970 Topps Vault Thurman Munson Signature/Auto Sheet – PSA Encapsulated 9 MINT 5 Autographs! Topps Vault COA - Rare Find
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Minimum Bid: $2,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $12,000.00
Number Bids:14
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