Starting with a shutout and ending with the highest-scoring affair in Mid-Summer Classic history, these three Official All-Star Game balls are respectively signed by rosters from 1996, 1997 and 1998. The clean white spheres (grade “9”) are decorated with black ballpoint signatures that average (“9”) potency with keys including: 1996 N.L. Gwynn, Smoltz and O. Smith; 1997 N.L. Glavine, Larkin and Maddux ; 1998 A.L. Jeter, A. Rodriguez and I. Rodriguez. Individual full photo LOAs from JSA. More on our website.
1996 National League All-Stars
Sweet Spot Cox (manager); North Panel Wohlers, Biggio, Grudzielanek, H. Rodriguez, O. Smith, Maddux, Hundley and Yost (coach); South Panel Smoltz, Mazzone (coach), J. Williams (coach), Bonds, Burks, P. Martinez, Leiter and Gwynn; West Panel Sheffield, Caminiti, E. Young, Fregosi (coach), Kendall, Glavine, Bagwell, C. Jones, Corrales (coach) and Worrell; East Panel Brown, L. Johnson, Trachsel, McGriff, Piazza, Bottalico and Larkin.
1997 National League All-Stars
North Panel Alou, Mazzone (coach), Neagle, Galarraga, Maddux, Blauser, B. Bonds (coach) and Glavine; South Panel Grace, Bagwell, Ba. Bonds, Clayton, Finley, P. Martinez, Larkin, Lofton and Yost (coach); West Panel Piazza, Biggio, Brown, Estes, C. Johnson, B. Jones, Womack and Lankford; East Panel Baker (coach), Caminiti, Schilling, Beck, F. Robinson (coach), J. Lopez and L. Walker.
1998 American League All-Stars
Sweet Spot Hargrove (manager); North Panel S. Alomar, Arrojo, Clemens, Erstad, Vizquel and I. Rodriguez; South Panel Isaac (coach), Radke, J. Gonzalez, P. Martinez, D. Palmer, Brosius and Wiley (coach); West Panel Sele, Colon, Lofton, Easley, Jeter and Gordon; East Panel Wells, Grieve, A. Rodriguez, Howe (coach) and Percival.