Ted Giannoulas – the Famous San Diego Chicken - Autographs, Photos and Cards.
Lot 16. Ted Giannoulas – the Famous San Diego Chicken - Autographs, Photos and Cards. This collection includes seven Giannoulas autographs - with his name or as “The Chicken” or “Famous Chicken.” For more than 40 years, Giannoulas has entertained baseball and other sports fans as the (San Diego) Chicken or Famous Chicken. This collection includes a 2.75” x 4” section of white cardboard signed by "Ted Giannoulas" with a note to David encouraging him to “Get me a date with the NBC Peacock!” He also signed a business card “Ted.” An 8” x 10” color photo of The Chicken has a personalized signature of Giannoulas and “The Chicken.” Another color photo is signed as “Famous Chicken.” He signed 1982 and 1983 Donruss cards as “The Chicken” and a 1984 Donruss card as “The Famous Chicken” (personalized). In summary, one item is signed “Ted Giannoulas,” one is signed “Ted,” two are signed “Famous Chicken,” two are signed “The Chicken,” and one is signed “The Chicken” and “Ted Giannoulas.” Signatures on four of the seven items are personalized to “David.” Several other items are included, among them a 1980 original UPI wire photo of The Chicken kissing a Chicago Bulls cheerleader. Nm photos. The signatures are 9s and 10s. Authenticated by Kevin Keating. Minimum Bid $25.