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Karl Drews Early 1950s Philadelphia Phillies Game Worn Home Jersey

Item Number 18004

Quantity: Bid Starts: 07/24/2017 12:00:00 
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A fractured-skull injury nearly derailed Karl Drews' career in 1950, but instead the former Yankee found new life with the Phillies. “When I came back to pitch, I found that I couldn’t hurry myself,” Drews recalled later. “I used to be the type of pitcher who threw to the plate as soon as the catcher got the ball back to me. Because of the operation I couldn’t do it; I had to save my strength. Everything I did I had to do slower...When I pitched before and was wild, I’d just keep throwing faster and faster and getting wilder and wilder. Now I took my time. The ball started going where I wanted it to go." This attractive home pinstripe carries Drews' #22 on its reverse and has Wilson size-42 tagging on the front left tail. Light to moderate wear.

 

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