MEARS Auction #41, Ends September 1st, 2012, 9:00 CST
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Dale Murphy was about as pure a person as baseball has seen. Although he was stuck on some horrible teams in the 1980s, Murphy copped two NL MVP awards and had legions of fans. The fan favorite Brave wore this size "44" jersey in the 1980s. According to the MEARS database, the style of the jacekt was first introduced during 1987. The style of the Wilson tag was last used during 1986, but a one year carry over is acceptable.
The Wilson size tag in the collar includes a vintage "3" written in blue marker. Worth special mention is the "Purchased from Atlanta Braves" team stamp located on the ribbed material in the bottom. The satin body includes a Braves team reference in two-color tackle twill. Jacket is size 44, which is consistent with Murphy game worn jerseys from the same relative time span.
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1987-88 circa Dale Murphy Atlanta Braves Game Worn Jacket w/Purchased From Stamp (MEARS LOA)
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