In 1955, the New York Giants signed Willie McCovey to a major league contract when he was a was a 17 year old graduate out of Central High School in Mobile, Alabama. He stayed with the franchise during their move to San Francisco and made his MLB debut on July 30, 1959. Despite spending less than two months in the majors (52 games), McCovey was able to hit safely in 43 games, posted a .354 batting average, hit 13 homeruns and 38 RBI. He was the unanimous choice for the 1959 National League Rookie of the Year Award. In 1963, McCovey won his first NL homerun title (44) and was selected to his first career All-Star Game. In 1969, McCovey was the NL MVP after leading the league in homeruns (45), RBI (126) and posting a .320 batting average. He was one of baseball's most devastating hitters right up until his retirement in 1980. His 521 career homeruns is the 18th highest total in MLB history.
On Saturday, June 21, 2015, Willie McCovey will be signing autographs at Lefty's Sports Collectibles in Burlingame, California.
Lefty's Sports Collectibles
1859 El Camino Real
Burlingame, CA 94010
Time: Willie McCovey will be signing autographs from 11:00am - Noon.
Autograph Prices - Bring Your Own Item:
Baseballs, Cards and Photos: $129.99
O/S Photos: $149.99
Bats and Jerseys: $249.99
500 HR or Baseball HOF Items: $299.99
Inscription Price: $49.99
Lefty's Hologram Sticker: $5.00
Price and schedule are subject to change. Player reserves the right to refuse any item. Visit Lefty's Sports Cards for more information.
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