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Pete Rose Auction Finds

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  • Pete Rose Auction Finds

    Went to a auction the other night with my in laws and came home with these:

    1972 World Series Program
    A coin From 1968 (I think)
    and an insert from 1978 Cincinnati Enquirer when Rose got his 3000th hit
    Attached Files

  • #2
    I found a box of those type of coins when I was a kid with a Fred Lynn Royal Cola can. Everything was pretty rusted though.


    I recall the Fred Lynn pop can was made out of steel and not aluminom.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    • #3
      Originally posted by swingbelly View Post
      A coin From 1968 (I think)
      It's 1971 Topps.

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      • #4
        Yup your right..1971..thats what I get for not doing my homework first

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        • #5
          I collect a lot of Pete Rose stuff. I am trying to find a large resolution photo of the situation with Dave Pallone. I have found several small photos but I would love to blow it up into a 16 X 20 and have Rose and Pallone to sign.

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          • #6
            Swingbelly, what did you end up paying for each (if you don't mind me asking)?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by icee82 View Post
              I collect a lot of Pete Rose stuff. I am trying to find a large resolution photo of the situation with Dave Pallone. I have found several small photos but I would love to blow it up into a 16 X 20 and have Rose and Pallone to sign.
              The photo I'd love to get signed is Rose flipping the bird to the camera, or slightly off-camera, as Nolan Ryan smiles in the background. I had an 8X10 but it was the victim of a move.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Captain Cold Nose View Post
                The photo I'd love to get signed is Rose flipping the bird to the camera, or slightly off-camera, as Nolan Ryan smiles in the background. I had an 8X10 but it was the victim of a move.
                I'm digging around to see if I can find that one for you Captain, however...I did find this beauty:

                *photo removed*
                Last edited by BSmile; 01-24-2013, 06:43 AM.
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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Captain Cold Nose View Post
                  The photo I'd love to get signed is Rose flipping the bird to the camera, or slightly off-camera, as Nolan Ryan smiles in the background. I had an 8X10 but it was the victim of a move.
                  That is actually Fred Lynn,not Nolan Ryan,taken at the 1980 All-Star game dinner.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Nimrod View Post
                    That is actually Fred Lynn,not Nolan Ryan,taken at the 1980 All-Star game dinner.
                    Which is why I said: "however...I did find this beauty"
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by BSmile View Post
                      Which is why I said: "however...I did find this beauty"
                      What I mean is there is no Nolan Ryan-Pete Rose picture in existence only the Fred Lynn.Lynn looks a lot like Ryan so it is understandable how one`s memory can be somewhat faulty through the passage of time.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by swingbelly View Post
                        Went to a auction the other night with my in laws and came home with these:

                        1972 World Series Program
                        A coin From 1968 (I think) &
                        An insert from 1978 Cincinnati Enquirer when Rose got his 3000th hit
                        I went to an Elvis Costello & The Attractions concert on Friday Night, May 5, 1978 at the now defunct Capitol Theater in Passaic, NJ. The Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds band, "Rockpile" and Willy De Ville were the opening acts. When I got home after midnight I learned from TV news that Pete Rose had gotten his 3,000th hit that night. B][/B](Wow, that really dates me!)

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Nimrod View Post
                          What I mean is there is no Nolan Ryan-Pete Rose picture in existence only the Fred Lynn.Lynn looks a lot like Ryan so it is understandable how one`s memory can be somewhat faulty through the passage of time.
                          Well, there ya' go. So Captain...is the pic of Rose/Lynn actually the one you had?
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by BSmile View Post
                            Well, there ya' go. So Captain...is the pic of Rose/Lynn actually the one you had?
                            Yes. I always thought it was a young Ryan, so I thought much earlier than 1980. As Robert E. Lee would say, "Too bad. Too bad,"

                            And, apologies, but I had to remove the picture per site rules. Thanks to Nimrod, though, inquiring minds can find the actual picture elsewhere if they have not already.
                            Dave Bill Tom George Mark Bob Ernie Soupy Dick Alex Sparky
                            Joe Gary MCA Emanuel Sonny Dave Earl Stan
                            Jonathan Neil Roger Anthony Ray Thomas Art Don
                            Gates Philip John Warrior Rik Casey Tony Horace
                            Robin Bill Ernie JEDI

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Captain Cold Nose View Post
                              Yes. I always thought it was a young Ryan, so I thought much earlier than 1980...inquiring minds can find the actual picture elsewhere if they have not already.
                              Here's the SFW edit so that everyone knows what photo we're talking about:
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