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See separate lists below Gateway for Signed - HOF - Perez-Steele - TCMA & Z-Silk First Day Covers

Note
- Gateway had many of the individual player issues signed in stages over a period of time - In the event of a death the entire issue "may or may not" have been completely signed in it's entirety - Some issues were offered both Signed & Un-Signed

See Below List For - Complete Ordering Information, e-mail Address etc

All Autographs are Authentic & Unconditionally Guaranteed to Pass Jim Spence JSA or PSA

Neat, clean quality signatures throughout - No Smudges or Skips

All are in NM M Condition - Like New

Unless Noted - Each is Cancelled on the Day & in the City of the event & signed by the players listed

If known that Gateway Sold Out an issue it will be noted below

Sample Scan from this page, Click on Camera >
Signed By & Event

Cancellation - City / Date &

Issue Size if Known

Price

Mario Lemieux - Penguins - 4 Goals in All-Star Game

1990 NHL All-Star Game - Scores 3 Goals in 1st period & 4 in game - Ties Wayne Gretzky's All-Star Game Record - His 2nd All-Star Game Hat Trick is also a record

Pittsburgh - Jan 21, 1990

Issue Size - 500 - Gateway Sold Out

75.00

Mickey Mantle / Roger Maris - Yankees - HR Record

25th anniversary of All-Time HR Record by Team-Mates hitting 115 HR - On this day Maris hit his 61st

Signed by Mantle - Died 1995, age 64

New York - Oct 1, 1986

Issue Size - 1000 - Gateway Sold Out

Total Signed - Unknown

300.00

Juan Marichal - Giants - HOF Induction Day Issue

Cooperstown - July 31, 1983 30.00

Don Mattingly - Yankees - Hitting Record

Only 6th player in ML History to combine 200 Hits, 30 HR & 100 RBI's in a season - His 53 Doubles & 238 Hits broke team records held by Lou Gehrig & Earle Coombs

Boston - Oct 5, 1986 50.00

Don Mattingly - Yankees - HR's in 8 Straight Games

HR off Texas pitcher Jose Guzman ties Dale Long's ML record

Arlington - July 18, 1987 50.00

Willie McCovey - Giants - HOF Induction Day Issue

Cooperstown - Aug 3, 1986 35.00

Willie McGee - Cardinals - NL Batting Average Record for Switch Hitter

Hit .353 - Passes previous high of .348 held by Pete Rose & Frankie Frisch

St Louis - Oct 6, 1985 20.00

Mark McGwire - Oakland A's - All-Time ML Rookie HR Record

Hit 39th HR of year off Angels Don Sutton - Previous record held by Wally Berger 1930 & Frank Robinson 1956 - Al Rosen held AL mark of 37 hit in 1950

Anaheim - Aug 14, 1987

Issue Size - 1500 - Gateway Sold Out

75.00

Johnny Mize - Cardinals - HOF Induction Day Issue

Died 1993

Cooperstown - Aug 2, 1981

Issue Size - 2000

Total Signed - Unknown

30.00

Joe Morgan - Reds - HOF Induction Day Issue

Cooperstown - Aug 6, 1990 30.00

Jack Morris - Tigers - No-Hitter

Defeats White Sox 4-0

Chicago - Apr 7, 1984 25.00

Phil Niekro - Yankees - 3,000 Strikeouts

2 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

Fans Larry Parrish for 3000th SO - Shuts out Rangers 5-0

Arlington - July 4, 1984 35.00

Phil Niekro - Yankees - 300 Wins

On the last day of the season he pitches a CG, 4 hitter beating the Blue Jays 6-0 - Oldest to pitch a shutout - Previous day, Jays clinched AL East, their 1st post season appearance

Toronto - Oct 6, 1985 35.00

Phil Niekro & Joe Niekro - Brothers Combine for 530 Wins

On this day Phil won his 314th - Together with brother Joe 216 wins they pass Gaylord & Jim Perry as brothers with most wins

Signed by both Phil & Joe Niekro

Joe Died in 2006, at age 61

Cleveland - June 1, 1987

Issue Size - 1000

45.00

1984 U.S.A. Olympic Baseball Team

# 10 Envelope - Team re-united for the 1st time on this day - Photo shows Will Clark & Cory Snyder congratulating Mark McGwire crossing home plate

Signed by entire team, 20 players + Mgr - 17 went on to the Major Leagues incl. McGwire - Barry Larkin - Will Clark - BJ Surhoff - Bobby Witt - Cory Snyder - Mike Dunne - Don August - Scott Bankhead - Gary Green - Chris Gwynn - John Hoover, Died 2014, age 51  - Shane Mack - John Marzano - Oddibe McDowell - Pat Pacillo - Bob Swift + Sid Akins - Bob Caffrey - Flavio Alfaro

Mgr Rod Dedeaux - 1935 Brooklyn Dodger, played SS, 2 games, 4 AB, 1 Hit, 1 RBI - Died 2006

Note - Issued in 1989 Gateway's original price was $225 & it sold out quickly - Only 500 were produced & signed

Pasadena - Jan 7, 1989

w/ Baseball Centennial & Jim Thorpe Stamps

Issue Size - 500 - Gateway Sold Out

250.00

Gaylord Perry - Mariners - 300 Wins

2 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

Pitches CG, beating NYY 7-3

Seattle - May 6, 1982 25.00

Richard Petty - 200th NASCAR Victory

Wins Daytona Firecracker 400

Daytona Beach - July 4, 1984

Issue Size - 1500 - Gateway Sold Out

45.00

Kirby Puckett - Twins - 10 Straight Hits

Breaks AL mark & ties Rennie Stennett's ML Record - On this day he went 6 for 6 adding to a 4 for 4 the previous day - Of the 10 hits 4 were HR's

Died 2006, age 45

Milwaukee - Aug 30, 1987 75.00

Jeff Reardon - Twins - AL & NL Saves Record

vs Angels, in support of Frank Viola's 24th win - Sets All-Time record with 41 Saves for both leagues - In 1985 he Saved 41 for the Expos

Minneapolis - Sept 30, 1988 20.00

Dave Righetti - Yankees - Pitches No-Hitter

Defeats Boston 4-0 with 9 K's

New York - July 4, 1983 25.00

Robin Roberts - Phillies - HOF 50th Anniversary

Died 2010

Cooperstown - June 12, 1989

w/ 50th Anniversary Cancellation

25.00
Brooks Robinson - Orioles - HOF Induction Day Issue

Cooperstown - July 31, 1983

w/ Babe Ruth Stamp

20.00

Frank Robinson - Orioles - HOF Induction Day Issue

Cooperstown - Aug 1, 1982 35.00

Frank Robinson - Orioles Mgr - Major League Loss Record

Orioles lose a Record 21 Straight Games to Begin a Season - They defeat the White Sox 9-0 on this day for their 1st win of the year - Mark Williamson is the winning pitcher

Chicago - Apr 29, 1988

Issue Size - Unknown

35.00

Pete Rose - Phillies - National League Hit Record

2 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

1st Envelope - vs Astros, 3,630th Hit off Nolan Ryan ties Musial

2nd Envelope, Signed - vs St Louis, Breaks NL Record w/ 3,631st Hit off Mark Littell

Note: The 1st 250 of these were ghost signed as advised by Gateway in their newsletter - This one is authentic

1 - Philadelphia - June 10, 1981

2 - Philadelphia - Aug 10, 1981

35.00

Pete Rose - Reds - Major League Hit Record

4 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

Envelopes 1 & 2 - Ty Cobb ML Record & Rose Ties Cobb w/ 4,191th Hit off Cubs Reggie Patterson

Envelope 3, Signed - Rose Breaks Cobb's ML Record w/ 4,192nd Hit off Padres Eric Show

Envelope 4 - 4,193rd Hit is a Triple off Eric Show

1 & 2 - Chicago - Sept 8, 1985

3 & 4 - Cincinnati - Sept 11, 1985

50.00

Pete Rose - Reds Mgr - Banished From Baseball

On this day as per ruling by Commissioner Bart Giamatti

New York - Aug 24, 1989 40.00

Nolan Ryan - Astros - 3,000 Strikeouts

2 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

vs Reds - K's Cesar Geronimo - Only 4th pitcher to reach 3,000

Cincinnati - July 4, 1980 45.00

Nolan Ryan - Astros - 3,509 Strikeouts

Sets Major League Record - K's Brad Mills passing Walter Johnson - Defeats Expos 4-2

Montreal - Apr 27, 1983 45.00

Nolan Ryan - Astros - 4,000 Strikeouts

vs Mets - Fans Danny Heep - Has 11 K's in game - 1st in ML history with 4,000

Houston - July 11, 1985 45.00

Nolan Ryan - Rangers - 5,000 Strikeouts

vs Oakland A's - K's Ricky Henderson, extending his own ML Record

Arlington - Aug 22, 1989

Issue Size - 2500 - Gateway Sold Out

50.00

Nolan Ryan - Rangers - Pitches 6th No-Hitter

Defeats Oakland A's 5-0 with 14 K's - His 59th career shutout - 201st time with 10 + K's in a game - Oldest to pitch No-Hitter & 1st to reach 6

Oakland - June 11, 1990

w/ Lou Gehrig Stamp

50.00

Benito Santiago - Padres - Rookie Hit Streak Record

2 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

1st Envelope - vs LA's Bob Welch - Breaks All-Time Rookie Hit Streak Record hitting safely in 28th Consecutive Game, held since 1899 by James Williams - The previous night he broke Guy Cartwright's 1943 modern day record

2nd Envelope, Signed - Hits double off Fernando Valenzuela extending Rookie Hit Record to 34 Games - Streak started & ended vs Orel Hershiser

Nice Early Vintage Signature

1 - Los Angeles - Sept 26, 1987

2 - San Diego - Oct 2, 1987

Issue Size - 500 signed & 500 Un-Signed

Gateway Sold Out

18.00

Mike Schmidt - Phillies - 400 HR's

vs LA Dodgers - HR off Bob Welch

Los Angeles - May 15, 1984 40.00

Mike Schmidt - Phillies - 500 HR's

Down 6-5 & 2 out in 9th, facing Don Robinson hits clutch 3 Run Walk-Off HR beating Pirates 8-6 for 500th HR

Pittsburgh - Apr 18, 1987 50.00
Red Schoendienst - Cardinals - HOF Induction Day Issue

Cooperstown - July 23, 1989

w/ Lou Gehrig Stamp

25.00

Mike Scott - Astros - Pitches No-Hitter

Defeats Giants 1-0 with 13 K's - This win clinched NL West Division for Astros

Houston - Sept 25, 1986 18.00

Tom Seaver - Reds - 3,000 Strikeouts

2 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

vs St Louis - K's Keith Hernandez - Only 5th pitcher to reach 3000

Cincinnati - Apr 18, 1981 35.00

Tom Seaver - White Sox - 300 Wins

Defeats Yankees 4-1, CG 6 hitter, 7 K's

New York - Aug 4, 1985 35.00
Tom Seaver - Mets Retire Jersey # 41

Flushing, NY - July 24, 1988

w/ Shea Stadium Cancellation & reads, # 41 - Thanks For The Memories - 7/24/88

35.00

Joe Sewell - Indians - HOF 50th Anniversary

Died 1990

Cooperstown - June 12, 1989

w/ HOF 50th Anniversary Cancellation

Original Issue Size - 2000

Total Signed - 800 ?

Gateway Signed Issues Sold Out

25.00

Enos Slaughter - Cardinals - HOF Induction Day Issue

Died 2002

Cooperstown - July 28, 1985

Original Issue Size - 2000

Total Signed - Unknown

25.00

Willie Stargell - Pirates - HOF Induction Day Issue

Died 2001, age 61

Cooperstown - July 31, 1988

Original Issue Size - 2000

Total Signed - Unknown

40.00

Don Sutton - Brewers - 3,000 Strikeouts

2 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

K's Alan Bannister for 3000 - Defeats Indians on 3 Hitter

Milwaukee - June 24, 1983 25.00

Don Sutton - Angels - 300 Wins

Defeats Texas 5-1 with CG 3 hitter

Anaheim - June 18, 1986

Issue Size - 1500

25.00

Johnny Vander Meer - Reds

50th Anniversary of Consecutive No-Hitters

2 Envelope Set - 1 Signed

1st Envelope, Signed - Pitched 3-0 No-Hitter vs Boston Bees

2nd Envelope - Pitched 6-0 No-Hitter vs Dodgers - 1st night game played in NY

Died 1997

1 - Cincinnati - June 11, 1988

2 - Brooklyn - June 15, 1988

Original Issue Size - 1000

Gateway Sold Out

Total Signed - Unknown

45.00

Hoyt Wilhelm - White Sox - HOF Induction Day Issue

Died 2002

Cooperstown - July 28, 1985

Original Issue Size - 2000

Total Signed - Unknown

30.00

Billy Williams - Cubs - HOF Induction Day Issue

with Gateway Logo

Cooperstown - July 26, 1987 20.00

Billy Williams - Cubs - HOF Induction Day Issue

with Billy Williams Logo - Issued by Gateway

Cooperstown - July 26, 1987 20.00

Ted Williams - Red Sox - .406 Batting Average

40th Anniversary of day he went 6 for 8 in a double header vs A's ending season hitting .406

Died 2002

Philadelphia - Sept 28, 1981

Original issue Size - 2000

Total Signed - 600

Gateway Sold Out

200.00

Maury Wills - Dodgers - Stolen Base Record

25th Anniversary of All-Time Regular Season Stolen Base Record - On this day in a Pennant Play-Off game vs the Giants, Wills collected 3 stolen bases ending year with 104

Los Angeles - Oct 3, 1987

w/ John F Kennedy Stamp

20.00

Mike Witt - Angels - Pitches Perfect Game

Defeats Rangers 1-0 on only 94 Pitches (70 Strikes) & 10 K's

Arlington - Sept 30, 1984 20.00

Todd Worrell - Cardinals - Rookie Saves Record

vs Pirates - 24th Save Breaks Previous Record held by Doug Corbett

St Louis - Aug 10, 1986 20.00

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Autographed - National Baseball Foundation - FDC's / Cachets - by TCMA / Z Silk

1985 Milestones & Records

Produced by John Zazo ("Z Silk Cachets") - Known as the NBF Series (printed at edge) & issued by TCMA through a "Membership Only Program" - A collection of signed silk covers, covering milestones & record setting events taking place in Baseball each year starting with 1985

An insert card of the same size accompanied each cover describing the event in detail - Each envelope is boldly signed by the player - The following is taken from a newsletter

"The most memberships possible for 1985 are 591, we started with 600 covers of each event however some were damaged in printing & when cancelled."

The first complete set from 1985 consisting of 7 caches are listed below - All are in NM M Condition - Like New

Lot of 7 - Complete Set - $295.00

The following will be included if desired - NBF Binder with Plastic Sheets - Deed Of Authenticity - News Letters etc

Signed by & Event

Cancellation - City / Date Price

Nolan Ryan - Astros - 4,000 Strikeouts

vs Mets - Fans Danny Heep - Has 11 K's in game - 1st in Major League history with 4,000

Houston - July 11, 1985

w/ Career Strikeout Milestones Insert Card

Issue Size - 591

Total Signed - Unknown

Lot of 7

295.00

Tom Seaver - White Sox - 300 Wins

Defeats Yankees 4-1 w/ Complete Game, 6 hitter, 7 K's

New York - Aug 4, 1985

w/ Game Box Score & Hi-Lites Insert Card

Issue Size - 591

Total Signed - Unknown

Dwight Gooden Mets - Youngest 20 Game Winner

vs Padres - Bob Feller was previously the youngest

New York - Aug 25, 1985

w/ Game Box Score & Hi-Lites Insert Card

Issue Size - 591

Total Signed - Unknown

Rod Carew - Angels - 3,024 Hits

vs Yankees - Passes Lou Brock with hit off Marty Bystrom & has 3 hits in 5 at bats

New York - Aug 30, 1985

w/ Game Box Score & Hi-Lites Insert Card

Issue Size - 591

Total Signed - Unknown

Pete Rose - Reds - 4,191st Hits - Ties ML Record

vs Cubs - Equals Ty Cobb's ML Record with hit off Reggie Patterson

Chicago - Sept 8, 1985

w/ Game Box Score & Hi-Lites Insert Card

Issue Size - 591

Total Signed - Unknown

Pete Rose - Reds - 4,192nd Hit - Breaks ML Record

vs Padres - Passes Ty Cobb with hit off Eric Show

Cincinnati - Sept 11, 1985

w/ Game Box Score & Hi-Lites Insert Card

Issue Size - 591

Total Signed - Unknown

Phil Niekro - Yankees - 300 Wins

Last game of season - CG, 4 hitter, beats Blue Jays 6-0 - Oldest to pitch shutout - Previous day Jays clinched AL East, their 1st post season appearance

Toronto - Oct 6, 1985

w/ Game Box Score & Hi-Lites Insert Card

Issue Size - 591

Total Signed - Unknown

 

Autographed - Perez-Steele & Cooperstown HOF Issued FDC's / Cachet's

Note - These were issued & sold by the HOF Gift Shop immediately after the Induction Ceremonies

Sold Out during Induction week - All are in NM M Condition - Like New

National Baseball Hall Of Fame & Museum Issues

Signed by & Event

Cancellation - City / Date &

Issue Size if Known

Price

1982 HOF Induction Day Issue

Dick Perez art cover of Inductees - Sold by HOF

Hank Aaron - Frank Robinson - A.B. Chandler, Died 1991

Signed by all 3

w/ HOF Logo & Perez Steele Logo on front & back

Cooperstown - Aug 1, 1982

Issued Un-Signed - Sold Out by HOF

125.00

Jackie Robinson - 30th Anniversary of HOF Induction

Dick Perez art cover - Sold by HOF

Signed by 1982 Inductee, A.B. Chandler, Died 1991

As Baseball Commissioner he was instrumental for Jackie to play in the ML for the Dodgers

w/ HOF Logo & Perez Steele Logo on front & back

Cooperstown - Aug 2, 1982

w/ Jackie Robinson Stamp

Issued Un-Signed - Sold Out by HOF

40.00

1992 HOF Induction Day Issue

Issued & Sold by HOF - # 10 Envelope w/ Photos of Inductees

Tom Seaver, Mets - Hal Newhouser, Tigers - Rollie Fingers, A's - Bill McGowan, Umpire

Signed by Hal Newhouser, Died 1998

w/ Raised Text & HOF Logo in Purple & Silver

Cooperstown - Aug 2 1992

w/ Olympic Baseball Stamp

Issue Size - 2500 Noted on Back

Issued Un-Signed - Sold Out by HOF

60.00

1993 HOF Induction Day Issue

Issued & Sold by HOF - # 10 Envelope - Art by Dick Bobnick of Inductee, Reggie Jackson & Yankee Stadium

Un Signed

w/ Raised Text & HOF Logo in NYY Blue & Gold Leaf

Includes NM M Complete HOF Admission Ticket - Dated Aug 1, 1993

Cooperstown - Aug 1 1993

w/ Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Stamps

Issue Size - 2500 Noted on Back

Issued Un-Signed - Sold Out by HOF

50.00

 

Signed & Un-Signed - Z Silk & Miscellaneous FDC's

All are in NM M Condition - Like New

Signed by & Event

Cancellation - City / Date Price

Jim Catfish Hunter - HOF Induction

The HOF announced his induction on this day

Issued by Z Silk (Zazo)

Signed by Jim Catfish Hunter - Died 1999, age 53

New York - Jan 15, 1987 30.00

Brooks Robinson - Orioles - HOF Induction Day Issue

Issued by Z Silk (Zazo) - For Westchester lll Sports Collectibles Show, March 5-6, 1983

Signed by Brooks Robinson

Cooperstown - July 31, 1983

w/ Jackie Robinson Stamp

Issued - Un-Signed

15.00

Lou Gehrig - 50 Year Retirement Anniversary Issue

Set of 3 different art covers - Unknown Issue

w/ Insert Bio Card & Major League Stats - Un-Signed

Cooperstown - June 10, 1989 - On each

w/ Lou Gehrig Stamp - On each

5.00

 

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