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Lot # 141: 1977 Al Bumbry Baltimore Orioles Game Worn Jersey

Category: Baseball Equipment

Starting Bid: $200.00

Bids: 9 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "2024 Winter Pop-Up",
which ran from 1/14/2024 7:00 PM to
1/28/2024 10:00 PM

Al Bumbry was a 14-year Major League outfielder who played from 1972-85, all but his final season with the Baltimore Orioles. Displayed is a 1977 Al Bumbry Baltimore Orioles game used gray away jersey. Bumbry was a platoon leader in combat in Vietnam before he reached the Major Leagues, and he was awarded the Bronze Star. In his first full Major League season, in '72, Bumbry was the American League Rookie of the Year as he batted .337, with 19 stolen bases. A lefty batter, Bumbry was only 5'8", and he was often used as a leadoff man. He hit .281 for his career, with 254 steals. In 1977, when Bumbry wore the offered jersey, he batted .317, with 19 steals. Bumbry was a key member of the 1983 Baltimore Orioles World Champions. The displayed jersey has a Wilson manufacturer's tag in the neck that shows size 40. Across the chest is Orioles in orange sewn-on script in black letters with orange trim. Seven silver-gray buttons are on the front. The back has a nameplate that has been restored. The gray nameplate shows BUMBRY in sewn-on block orange letters with black trim. Under the nameplate is number 1 in a sewn-on orange numeral with black trim. On the left outside tail is a gray sewn-on tag with "77 1," indicating a 1977 year and a Set 1 issue. The jersey shows light use, and it is in EXCELLENT condition.

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