Signed 1968 "TOPS IN SPORTS" Banquet Program: Jimmie Dykes Bauer B. ROBINSON

For 50+ years, the Maryland Professional Baseball Players Association sponsored one of the sporting world's most prestigious (and fun) events: the "Tops In Sports" awards banquet, honoring the best in professional sports with an emphasis on major and minor league baseball, Baltimore-centric athletes, and big hitters... culminating in the association's "Sultan of Swat" award, named for hometown hero Babe Ruth and typically presented to one all-time great (i.e., Jimmie Foxx, Hank Greenberg) and the previous season's biggest bat (i.e., Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Willie Mays). It was also a big opportunity for fans to rub shoulders with the greatest players in history... and get an autograph or two... or ten.

Offered is a signed 15th Annual "Tops In Sports" banquet program (8.5” x 11”), dated "January 12, 1968", honors Carl Yastrzemski as the 1967 "Sultan of Swat" and is signed by: O's manager Hank Bauer (D), Jimmie Dykes (D. 1976), O's ROY Tom Phoebus, HOF Brooks Robinson, broadcaster , NBA referee, and Ft. Wayne Pistons coach - Charley Eckman (Deceased), Manager of the Year Dick Williams HOF (Deceased). Plus all the usual great features, photos, and vintage advertising, highlighted by full page and team photo devoted to the 1967 Baltimore Colts. There a couple loose pages, but in overall clean fresh original condition, EX/MT. Autographs are perfect.

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Signed 1968 "TOPS IN SPORTS" Banquet Program: Jimmie Dykes Bauer B. ROBINSON