Ferguson Jenkins Fabulous Typed Signed Letter Discussing His Greatest Baseball Thrill.
Lot 202. Ferguson Jenkins Fabulous Typed Signed Letter Discussing His Greatest Baseball Thrill. In this thoughtful letter, Jenkins offers with humility his perspective on his career and his impending induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He signed the letter “Ferguson Jenkins,” rather than “Fergie,” and the signature is a beautiful mint 9 to gem mint 10. Jenkins was the first Chicago Cubs pitcher and Canadian to win the Cy Young Award (1971), and no other Canadian preceded him into the Hall of Fame. He was a three-time All-Star who led the N.L. in wins in 1971, and the A.L. in 1974. In seven seasons, including six consecutive, he won at least 20 games. He led the N.L. in strikeouts in 1969 and in complete games three times. Also of interest, from 1967-69, he played basketball in the off-season for the Harlem Globetrotters. From Jenkins, here is a special collectible created by one of baseball’s best. Winning Bid $102.