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Slade Gorton Signed Baseball Politician – COA JSAGo Back
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Slade Gorton was an American politician and attorney. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a United States Senator from Washington from 1981 to 1987 and again from 1989 until 2001. He held both of the state’s U.S. Senate seats in his career and was narrowly defeated for reelection twice, first in 1986 by Brock Adams and again in 2000 by Maria Cantwell following a recount. As of 2021, he was the last Republican U.S. Senator from Washington from both Senate seats.
Presented is an OML (Selig) baseball autographed by Slade Gorton. He signed it on the sweet spot in blue ballpoint pen (“6-7” first part of signature light).
Authentication: JSA Basic Cert & Sticker
This ball is from one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of autographed baseballs in the world. Altogether they were easily displayable in custom shelf form and alphabetically displayed nonetheless. The choice of medium was visually easy for the encyclopedic collector who put these together. It took several decades to amass these rare autographs of the most prominent entertainers, historical figures, and sports players. It proved quite difficult to acquire autographs of non-ballplayers on such an odd object (a baseball) but diligence proved otherwise and that it’s possible. So, now with the collection complete and his shelves empty there’s only one thing left to do….bid on this item and start the challenge to see how far you can take it.
Slade Gorton Signed Baseball Politician