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Lot # 1599 (of 1673)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Signed Jersey - "Miracle on Ice"

Starting Bid - $200.00 , Sold For - $587.50

"Do you believe in Miracles? Yes!" So went the now famous call by announcer Al Michaels at the conclusion of the U.S. Olympic hockey team's stunning victory over the Soviet Union in the 1980 Winter Olympics. In what is considered by many to be the greatest upset in sports history, the U.S. team defeated the powerful Soviet squad 4-3 in the medal round en route to winning the gold medal. Offered here is a commemorative 1980 U.S.A. Olympic Team hockey jersey (number "80") signed on the reverse in silver paint pen by all twenty members of the 1980 U.S. hockey team: Mike Eruzione, Neal Broten, Steve Christoff, Bill Baker, John Harrington, Mark Wells, Mike Ramsey, Jack O'Callahan, Steve Janaszak, Buzz Schneider, Dave Silk, Jim Craig, Bob Suter, Eric Strobel, Mark Pavelich, Dave Christian, Rob McClanahan, Ken Morrow, Mark Johnson, and Phil Verchota. All of the signatures have been scripted on either the numeral "8" or "0" (ten signatures on each numeral) and each grades "9/10." The jersey (size "Large") is in Mint condition. This is an impressive and highly visual display piece commemorating the greatest victory in United States Olympic history. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $587.50

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