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Lot #732: 2001 Cal Ripken Jr. Game Used Baltimore Orioles #8 Post 9/11 Home Jersey - Ripken's Final Month (Ripken LOA)


The legendary Cal Ripken Jr. wore this white Baltimore Orioles home jersey after the 2001 MLB season resumed in the aftermath of 9/11. This time period, which encompassed 20 games, represents the final month of Ripken’s career, and career games 2,982 through 3,001. Ripken collected a pair of homers and 10 RBI in the last month of the season, and totalled 14 homers and 68 RBI on the year. Ripken retired with 431 career homers and 3,184 hits, and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007.

This white Orioles button-down home jersey features “Orioles” sewn across the chest in black and orange tackle twill. Ripken’s number “8” is sewn on the chest in orange and black tackle twill, and in black and orange tackle twill on the jersey’s back. “RIPKEN” is sewn directly to the back of the jersey in black and orange tackle twill below an American flag patch. An Orioles patch and a Majestic logo are sewn on the left sleeve, while an American League centennial patch is sewn on the right sleeve. A Majestic tag with an attached size “50” flag is sewn on the front left tail. This comes directly from the personal collection of Cal Ripken, Jr. with a signed LOA from Cal accompanying the game used jersey.

Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$7,800
Minimum Bid:$2,000
Number of Bids:15