Cal Ripken Jr. Superb, Large Blue Sharpie Signature on a “Sporting News” Cover.
Lot 66. Cal Ripken Jr. Superb, Large Blue Sharpie Signature on a “Sporting News” Cover. Gem mint 10 autograph on the cover of the March 5, 1984 full edition showing him during his first MVP season! Cal’s signature is silhouetted against off-white paper for excellent eye appeal! The nm+ publication shows very light wear and very minor edge foxing. This outstanding display item is offered here for far less than Ripken’s show autograph price! Ripken receives full-page coverage inside. During his Hall of Fame career (2007 first-ballot induction), the Baltimore Orioles’ third baseman was the AL MVP again 1991. He also was the 1982 AL Rookie of the Year, a 19-time All-Star, eight-time Silver Slugger and received two Gold Glove Awards, collected 3,184 hits including 431 home runs, batted in 1,695 runs and set the record for consecutive games played (2,632). PSA/DNA Pre-Certified. Minimum Bid $50.