Duke Sims Signed Baseball Indians – COA JSAGo Back
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Duke Sims is an American former professional baseball catcher. He played eleven seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1964 to 1974 for the Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, and Texas Rangers. Duke holds the distinction of finishing his career with exactly 100 home runs, the current record for a player hailing from the state of Utah. Sims is also credited as the last person to hit a home run in the original Yankee Stadium in 1973. He did it as a member of the Yankees in an 8–5 loss to the Detroit Tigers on September 30.
Presented is an OAL (Budig) baseball autographed by Duke Sims. He signed it on the sweet spot in a blue ballpoint pen (“9”). and the date (- 1998 -) The ball itself shows toning from age.
Authentication: JSA Basic Cert & Sticker