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Cal Ripken, Jr Signed Baseball Iron Man w/ Sachio Kinugasa – COA JSA
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Presented is an official American League (Brown) baseball signed by the leaders in consecutive games streaks, Cal Ripken, Jr., and Sachio Kinugasa; Ripken signed on the sweet spot in blue ballpoint (“9”). The bottom panel of the baseball features the autograph of Sachio Kinugasa in blue ballpoint pen (“8-9”). He was the Japanese version of the “Iron Man” in baseball. He played third base for the Hiroshima Carp, of the Nippon Professional Baseball league from 1965 to 1987. He was nicknamed Tetsujin, meaning “Iron Man”. He played in a record-breaking 2,215 consecutive games, having surpassed Lou Gehrig’s record by 1987.
Authentication: JSA Basic Cert & Sticker