Cy Young Winner – Steve Stone Signed 1981 Topps contract Baltimore Orioles

Steve Stone pitched for four MLB teams between 1971 and 1981; including the SF Giants, White Sox, Cubs, and Baltimore Orioles. 

In 1980, he was the AL Cy Young Award winner, and an American League All Star, finishing the season with a record of 25–7. He was WGN-TV's color commentator for Chicago Cubs broadcasts between 1983 and 2004, missing a couple of seasons late in his tenure due to health problems. He worked in radio until 2009, when he became the color commentator for Chicago White Sox television broadcasts.

Stone suffered from shoulder tendonitis in 1981, going 4–7 with a 4.60 ERA, and retired due to it at age 34 He is considered one of the best Jewish pitchers in major league history. Through July 2011, Stone was third among Jewish pitchers in career wins (107) and strikeouts (1,065), behind Ken Holtzman and Sandy Koufax and directly ahead of Jason Marquis, and ninth in games pitched (320), behind Barry Latman. Reminiscing about Sandy Koufax's influence on him and others when he was a child, he said, "He gave little Jewish boys some hope."

Offered is an 8.5” x 11” original Topps Baseball Card Contract from 1981 authorizing Topps to use his name and image on their cards for 2 years. One of a kind!



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Cy Young Winner – Steve Stone Signed 1981 Topps contract Baltimore Orioles