The family of late slugger Willie Stargell has consigned a dozen key items from the Hall of Famer’s career to SCP Auctions. They’ll be offered for sale in the company’s Spring Premier Auction which will open May 24.
Other items that will be offered include:
- Stargell’s 1971 and ’79 personal World Series trophies ($30,000-$40,000 each)
- Hall of Fame Induction ring ($50,000-$75,000)
- 1979 Pirates World Series ring ($75,000-$125,00)
- 1962-82 Career Rawlings Gold Glove Award ($25,000-$40,000)
- 1973 Sultan of Swat Award ($20,000 to $30,000)
- 1979 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year award
- 1995 Braves World Series ring (coach)
- 1979 game-used Terry Bradshaw signed Steelers helmet
- Gold Rolex watch
Stargell spent his entire 21-year playing career with the Pirates, batting .282, with 2,232 hits, 423 doubles, 475 home runs, and 1,540 RBI. During his tenure, Pittsburgh won six NL East titles, two NL pennants and two World Series. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1988.
Known affectionately as “Pops”, the well-respected first baseman suffered from health problems after his career. He died in April of 2001 at age 61 following complications from a stroke.