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Cal Ripken Jr. Collection with Rookie Cards, Signed Photo & Streak Commemoratives

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Major League Baseball went for a wild ride in the 1990s. The Braves had a lock on first place, four new expansion teams were added, Ken Griffey Jr. provided countless highlights, the 1994 World Series was canceled, McGwire and Sosa chased the ghost of Roger Maris, Derek Jeter and a gang of greats formed the latest Yankees dynasty and all the while PED use was rampant. For our money, the best story of the 20th Century's ultimate decade was Cal Ripken Jr.'s "Streak". Show some hero worship for baseball's "Iron Man", by claiming this extensive Ripken collection.


Highlights are:

(1) 1982 Topps card #21 RC graded (10 Pristine) by Gem Elite

(2) 1982 Donruss card #405 RC both (NM)

(2) 1982 Fleer card #176 RC (NM-MT, EX-MT)

(2) 1983 O-Pee-Chee card #163 (NM, EX+)

(1) Autographed ("9-10") 8x10 "Streak" photo with JSA basic cert/sticker

(2) Baltimore Orioles full tickets embossed with "Streak" logo at center: 9/5/95 game "2,130" ties Gehrig (VG-EX); 9/6/95 game "2,131" sets new record (EX-MT), accompanied by a Nike sponsored lanyard


Balance of items range (EX to MT) unless noted, with:

(6) Cal's Choice unused milk cartons

(2) Wheaties cereal "Streak" commemorative full unopened boxes

(1) 1997 SLU 12" figure in unopened original box 

(2) English's Salutes 1983 Champions 8-1/2" discs, both with Ripken photo

(1) Rawlings "Ripken 8" logo baseball in unopened original box

(2) 9/6/95 Coca-Cola "Streak" commemorative over-sized photo folders

(3) Red Cross 11x17 posters with Ripken photo at top, including (1) in lesser state with a piece of tape at center on the top edge

(5) Assorted publications including a "Streak" special commemorative stadium program

(2) 1995 Coca-Cola "Streak" commemorative six-pack carriers with (6) Ripken jersey logo full bottles each 

(16) Complete newspapers with "Streak" coverage: (1) 9/6/95 The Sun; (2) 9/6/95 The Washington Post; (3) 9/6/95 USA Today; (6) 9/6/95 The Washington Times; (2) 9/7/95 The Evening Sun; (2) 9/21/98 The Washington Times

(29) 2000 Orioles pocket schedules with Ripken photo

(4) 1990s assorted Ripken baseball cards

(17) 1993 Orioles All-Star Game full-size pennants


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