July 17th, 2019 Summer Games (#52)
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/18/2019
Willie McCovey reached an iconic milestone in his Hall of Fame career on June 30, 1978, when he hit his 500th home run to join the immortals of the 500-home run club. This trophy was presented to McCovey on the field after accomplishing the feat. The large award features a batter on the top and four smaller batters surrounding it beneath. Engraved on a plate below reads “WILLIE McCOVEY 500TH MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER HOME RUN 6/30/78 -- ATLANTA STADIUM PITCHER: JAMIE EASTERLY, BRAVES 2ND INNING -- BASES EMPTY NO OUTS -- COUNT: 0-2”. Bat has been repaired where it meets players hands. Trophy presents in overall fine condition. Accompanied by a picture of McCovey on the field being presented with the offered trophy.
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Minimum Bid: $5,000
Final Hammer: $9,746
Price Realized: $11,695
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Thursday, July 18, 2019.
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