Winning a franchise-best 109 games, the 1969 Orioles began a three-season run of an A.L. record 318 wins. This ’69 team-signed ball headlines a Birds baseball lot of (2). The creamy OAL Cronin orb (grade “8”) features (33) blue ballpoint autographs (average “5-6” strength) with keys including Palmer, B. Robinson, F. Robinson and Weaver (full JSA). Also included is a 1967 ball (unofficial, grade “7”) with (27) signatures (average “5-6” strength) with Aparicio, Bauer, Belanger and B. Robinson (full JSA). More on our website.
1969 American League Champion Baltimore Orioles
Sweet Spot Weaver (manager) and Hunter (coach); North Panel Severinsen, Leonhard, Hendricks, Beene, Cuellar, B. Robinson, Lopez and Watt; South Panel Hall, Bertaina, Blair, Dalrymple, Belanger, Floyd and Staller (coach); West Panel Powell, Motton, Hardin, Rettenmund, Richert, Buford and May; East Panel Bamberger (coach), F. Robinson (“4” strength), Etchebarren, Salmon, Crowley, Blefary and Palmer (“4-5” strength); Reverse Sweet Spot Lau (coach) and D. Johnson
(Note: the full photo LOA from JSA errantly states that there are 32 signatures when there are, in fact, 33 signatures)
1967 Baltimore Orioles Team-Signed Ball
Sweet Spot Bauer and Brecheen; North Panel Woodling, Drabowsky, Aparicio, Dillman, B. Robinson, Belanger, Epstein, Lollar and Watt; South Panel Hunter, Held, J. Miller, Blefary, Bunker and Barber; West Panel Lau, Powell, S. Miller, F. Robinson and Etchebarren; East Panel D. Johnson, Haney, Bertaina and Snyder; Reverse Sweet Spot B. Johnson