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Multi-Sport Official Media Packet and Press Release Collection with Ripken “Streak”, Heisman Trophy & World Series

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Get an exciting insider’s look at major events with this multi-sport collection of official media packets and press releases. Featuring an incredible array of promotional materials from leagues such as MLB, Minors, NFL, USFL, WFL and NCAA, this nicely-kept accumulation includes folder packets, programs, background notes, news stories and related ephemera intended for press/media members. Highlights are: (3) Heisman Trophy packets: 1991, (2) 1995; (4) World Series bundles: 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989. More on our website.

Generally this collection presents in excellent condition with minimal to minor signs of wear. The materials are either printed, copied or mimeographed. Several documents have reporter’s handwritten notes in the margins and/or on the reverse. The complete list of included items is as follows:

(30) Ripken “Streak”: single and mutli-page documents (all photo copies) with: (8) 9/5/95 game synopsis reports with complete inning by inning at-bat details, game box scores and team season stat sheets for both the Baltimore Orioles and the California Angels; (5) 9/6/95 single-page scorecard sheets; (6) single-page line-up sheets; (3) 9/6/95 multi-page post-game notes; (6) undated multi-page Cal Ripken Jr. speech regarding the breaking on Lou Gehirg’s consecutive games played record

(3) Heisman Trophy packets: 1991, (2) 1995 with Heisman background, lists of previous winners, Heisman records, balloting information, candidate reports and more

(4) World Series bundles: with extensive coverage of 1986 New York Mets vs. Boston Red Sox; 1987 Minnesota Twins vs. St. Louis Cardinals; 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Oakland Athletics; 1989 Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants

1999 MLB “All-Century Team” announcement packet with an official ballot card, a multi-page document with bios and stats for those on the ballot, various background information, (7) 5x7 photos of the “Top 100 Players of the Century” award with Babe Ruth image and (2) Boston Globe 13x22 supplement poster titled “Midsummer Moments in History, Jackie Robinson, Other Break Color Barrier” featuring Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Don Newcombe and Larry Doby (both posters have compacting folds, otherwise they are very crisp)

Sports Illustrated “20th Century Sports Awards” special edition magazine and folder

2006 MLB All-Star Game packet with box score report, Home Run Derby results, scoring pages (unscore) and assorted PNC Park information

1998 Pacific Bell Park unveiling packet with Facts & Figures multi-page document, background information, an 8x10 photo of the Willie Mays statue and an 8-1/2 x 11” art-type poster of the stadium

(2) 1995 NFL “75 Seasons” packets with league history outlines, 5x7 black & white mini-poster and a 1994 season schedule bookmarker

(4) Annual “Baseball Dinner” programs with: (2) 1984 “Yaz” cover art and (2) “Ted Williams” cover art, (all (4) with one vertical compacting fold, other wise very appealing)

2002 San Francisco Giants “Staff and Players Feature Clips”, an extensive report with info and articles on team members and staff

(2) 1984 Edmonton Trappers packets one with news releases, scoring sheets and a 5x7 player photo, one with a program, scoring sheets and news releases

2005 Jordan Classic basketball program from Madison Square Garden

1982 USFL file folder with extensive news releases from the office of the fledgling league and various individual teams

1974 WFL file folder with extensive rosters, stats and news releases from a variety of teams

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