Fans who witnessed the Los Angeles Dodgers miraculous 1988 campaign will never forget Kirk Gibson's season long heroics, which won him the NL MVP award, nor could they ever forget his limping shamble around the bases, after his improbable pinch-hit, walk-off homer in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series. Gibson, many of his teammates, and Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda are collected, with this 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers World Series champions team-signed baseball. Factory stamped in red with the 1988 World Series logo, this Rawlings Official World Series ball (NM) hosts a grand total (25) average ("8-9") strength autographs. Auction LOA from JSA.
Featured signers are:
Sweet spot: Tommy Lasorda;
North panel: Mike Sharperson, Tim Belcher, Alejandro Pena, Jeff Hamilton, Tim Crews, Kirk Gibson, John Shelby;
South panel: Mark Cresse, Fernando Valenzuela, Rick Dempsey, Brian Holton, Joe Ferguson, Mike Scioscia, Jay Howell, John Tudor;
East panel: Joey Amalfitano, Dave Anderson, Jose Gonzales, Brian Holton, Ricky Horton;
West panel: Franklin Stubbs, Bill Russell, Alfredo Griffin, Ron Perranoski.