The 402nd overall pick of the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft, Dominican slugger Albert Pujols has since paid huge dividends and, on a likely path to Cooperstown, is one of just four players to eclipse both 3,000 career hits and 600 home runs. These (3) items were autographed by Pujols as he toiled in the minor leagues awaiting to be summoned to “The Show.” Includes:
Signed 2000 Photo: framed to 13x16”, a published color newspaper photograph of the 2000 Memphis Redbirds celebrating a walk-off win is signed “Jose Albert Pujols” in blue marker (this piece is signed by two others, as well). JSA cert
2000 Midwest League All-Star Game Multi-Signed Display: framed to 29-1/8 x 27-1/8”, a “West vs. East” poster showcases (56) symmetrically arranged player photos, many of which are signed by their subjects in ballpoint pen (average (“8-9” strength). Highlights include: Jose Acevedo, Sean Brummett, Adam Dunn, Kevin Frederick, Bill Hall, Kevin Hooper, Austin Kearns, Todd Moser, Matt Padgett, Albert Pujols (signed “Jose A Pujols”), Corey Richardson, Jeff Robinson, Ramon Santiago, Steve Scarborough, Jose Valdez, Andy Van Hekken, Brian Ward, John Webb and Pete Zoccolillo. (JSA Auction LOA)
2000 Midwest League All-Stars Multi-Signed Bat: a 33” Louisville Slugger “R161” pro stock model signed in blue marker by (20-plus) participants. Blue marker pennings average (“8”) strength and clarity with keys including: Adam Dunn, Austin Kearns, Don Money (Beloit Snappers manager) and Albert Pujols. (no third-party authentication)
Frames included with lots: while we make every effort to protect the frames included in these lots during pre-auction storage and post-auction shipping, we are not responsible for any damage to the frames themselves, and no refunds will be given due to frame damage.