Lot 144. 10 Autographs by HoF Manager Sparky Anderson. In 1995, Anderson’s Detroit Tigers closed out the season in Baltimore with a three-game series that concluded on Oct. 1. Anderson’s autograph is boldly applied to the covers of five copies of “Orioles Magazine,” the program for the series, and a four-page insert that includes the teams’ roster. Cal Ripken and Brady Anderson are on the magazine cover. The autographs on the magazines are mint 9 or better, and on the inserts, at least nm-m 8. Anderson played one year in the Majors for Philadelphia and then found success as a manager. It was Jack Kent Cooke, then owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs minor league team, who recognized Anderson’s coaching potential and gave him his first job. Subsequently, Anderson was named A.L. Manager of the Year twice, and he led the Cincinnati Reds to two World Championships and the Detroit Tigers to another. Anderson entered the Hall of Fame in 2000. He died in 2010. Winning Bid $40.