Minnesota Twins Collectibles And Memorabilia

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Minnesota Twins Collectibles And Memorabilia are items connected with the American baseball team.

 

Brief history/biography

The Minnesota Twins are a professional American baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The team was originally called the Kansas City Blues from 1894 to 1900 when they were in the Western League, followed by the Washington Nationals/Senators from 1901 to 1960, until changing their name to the Minnesota Twins in 1961.

Types of Minnesota Twins Collectibles And Memorabilia

Jerseys

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold:

Rod Carew's game-used 1971 Minnesota Twins jersey for $7,000 in August of 2011.
Rod Carew's game-used 1969 Minnesota Twins jersey for $7,500 in November of 2011.

Grey Flannel Auctions, Inc. in Westhampton, New York sold Harmon Killebrew's 1968 game-used and signed Minnesota Twins home flannel jersey for $2,500 in September of 2006.

Dan Morphy Auctions LLC in Denver, Pennsylvania sold Rod Carew's signed 1967 Minnesota Twins jersey for $300 in June of 2007.

Baseballs

Geppi's Memorabilia Road Show in Timonium, Maryland sold Nolan Ryan's game-used no-hitter baseball which was used in a Minnesota Twins vs. Angels game on September 28th, 1974 for $1,500 in October of 2005.

Baseball bats

Grey Flannel Auctions, Inc. in Westhampton, New York sold Kirby Puckett's game-used baseball bat as well as a signed Minnesota Twins baseball cap (circa 1991 to 1995) for $1,100 in September of 2006.

Dan Morphy Auctions LLC in Denver, Pennsylvania sold a team-signed Minnesota Twins baseball bat which was produced for the 1993 Summer Reunion of the 1965 team and signed by Harmon Killebrew, Tony Olivia, Jim "Mudcat" Grant and Jim Perry for $200 in December of 2011.

Championship rings

Sotheby's in New York sold Gary Wayne's 1991 Minnesota Twins World Series Championship ring for $12,500 in April of 2008.

Trophies

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a 1991 Minnesota Twins World Series trophy for $4,000 in October of 2008.

Toys

Dan Morphy Auctions LLC in Denver, Pennsylvania sold a Minnesota Twins nodder bobble head toy which was still in its original box for $200 in December of 2005.

Rich Penn Auctions in Waterloo, Iowa sold a neon Budweiser sign featuring the Minnesota Twins logo for $210 in November of 2011.

Cards

The Written Word Autographs in June of 2009 sold Kirby Puckett's signed gold HOF Plaque card for $270 in June of 2009.

Guide for Minnesota Twins Collectibles And Memorabilia collectors

Memorabilia that was once signed, owned or used by Rod Carew (who played for the team from 1967 to 1978), Harmon Killebrew (who played for the team from 1954 to 1974), Kirby Puckett (from 1984 to 1995) or Gary Wayne (from 1989 to 1992) is considered to be the most valuable.

Only 65 Minnesota Twins baseball bats which were produced for the 1993 Summer Reunion of the 1965 team are known to exist.

 

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