Willie Stargell 1979 Pirates memorabilia to be auctioned off

Hall of Famer and Pirates icon Willie Stargell’s 1979 NL MVP award and ’79 World Series ring areto be auctioned off by his widow, who hopes the items land with Jay Bruce Jersey baseball fans because ”those are the people he played for,” the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.It’s important to us that we share Willie’s memorabilia with baseball fans and collectors, Margaret Weller-Stargell said in an email to the Post-Gazette. Those are the people he played for, and it’s our desire that his coveted awards wind up in the hands of those who will appreciate the items the most.An SCP Auctions spokesman says he expects Jeurys Familia Jersey the 20items from Stargell’s personal memorabilia to sell for more than$500,000in the auction that runsfrom May 24 to June 10.Stargell, a beloved figure in Pittsburgh who became known asPops late in his career, died April 9, 2001, at age 61 following a stroke. The first baseman’s career was highlighted by 475 home runs and 1,540 runs, but https://www.metsedge.com/new-york-mets/lenny-dykstra-jersey the Post-Gazette’s obituary the next day captured his impact:”In a sport forever enslaved by its statistical minutiae, Stargell’s impact on the Pirates was far greater than the production that made him only the 17th player in baseball history to be elected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. His numbers were dwarfed by his humanity.”

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