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1968 Early Wynn Minnesota Twins Home & Road Coach's Pants with 300th Win Money Clip (3)
Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $1,057.50
Following a stellar career that spanned four decades, Hall of Fame pitcher Early Wynn accepted coaching positions with both the Cleveland Indians (1964-66) and Minnesota Twins (1967-69). Offered here are two pairs of Minnesota Twins pants worn by Hall of Famer Early Wynn as a coach in 1968, as well as a money clip presented to him in 1963 in commemoration of his 300th win. 1) 1968 Early Wynn Minnesota Twins Home Pants. The white pinstripe flannel pants feature a "Wilson" label in the waistband that reads "1968 Set 1." Stitched in blue upon a white strip tag, set to the right of the Wilson label, are the name "Wynn" and the inseam measurement ("25 ins"). An additional Wilson laundry label sits adjacent to the first Wilson label. Wynn's uniform number ("47") is written in faded black marker along the front of the waistband. The pants are all original, with no alterations, and display light wear. 2) 1968 Early Wynn Minnesota Twins Road Pants. The gray road flannel pants feature a "Spalding" label in the waistband, adjacent to which are a laundry tag and "42" size tag. Wynn's name, waist size, uniform number and inseam measurement ("Wynn 42 47 25ins") are stitched in blue upon a white strip tag in the waistband. The year ("68") is stitched in blue upon a separate strip tag. Adjacent to the second strip tag is a flag tag that reads "Set 1 1968." Wynn's uniform number ("47") is also written in faded black marker on the waistband. The pants are all original, with no alterations, and display light wear. 3) 300th Win Money Clip. The 14K gold money clip features the number "300" on the front, below which is an engraved calendar page for July 1963. A red colored stone, placed on Saturday the 13th, denotes the date of his 300th win. The name "Early Wynn" is engraved on the reverse. 2.25 x 1 inches. Ex-Mt. Early Wynn is one of only twenty-two pitchers to amass 300 or more wins in his career. He achieved that milestone on July 13, 1963 at the age of forty-three. It also marked the last win of his illustrious career. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1972. LOA from Dave Bushing & Troy Kinunen/MEARS. Total: 3 items (2 pairs of pants and a money clip). Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600. SOLD FOR $1,057.50
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