Pittsburgh Pirates Autographs – Bill Mazeroski, ElRoy Face and Nellie King.
Lot 61. Pittsburgh Pirates Autographs – Bill Mazeroski, ElRoy Face and Nellie King. Mazeroski, the Pirates Hall of Fame second baseman and 1960 World Series hero, placed a mint 9 signature on an 8.5” x 11” promotion for the 1994 Upper Deck Heroes of Baseball All-Star Game. The game was played in Pittsburgh the day before the annual MLB All-Star Game. The promo has several relatively heavy creases away for Maz and his autograph. In addition to Maz, it pictures Reggie Jackson, Chuck Tanner, Steve Garvey and Willie Stargell. Face’s mint 9 to gem mint 10 signature is on an 8” x 10” color photo, and King’s mint 9 autograph, on an 8” x 10” b&w photo that has him talking with Roberto Clemente. Face is one of the better relief pitcher omitted from the HoF. His photo has light wrinkles toward the bottom. King pitched for the Pirates 1954-57 and then was part of a team that broadcast Pirates games from 1969-75. He died in 2010. Also included is a 3.5” x 6” Pirates card signed by Greg Brown, a Pirates broadcaster since 1994. His autograph is nm 7, and the card has creases at the bottom. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified. Winning Bid $30.