Del Crandall and Bob Buhl 1950’s Milwaukee Braves Signed 8x10 photo

Bob Buhl (D. 2001) played in the big leagues from 1953-67 for the Milwaukee Braves (including 2 World Series), Chicago Cubs, and Phillies.  He was a 2 X All-Star and was 166-132 lifetime with 1288 strikeouts and a 3.55 ERA in 2587 innings. He pitched 111 complete games and compiled 20 shutouts. He was first signed to a major league contract in 1953 by Milwaukee Braves scout Earle W. Halstead.

Buhl compiled an 8–1 record against the National League champion Brooklyn Dodgers in 1956, en route to an 18-win season. He repeated as an 18-game winner the following year, helping the Braves capture NL pennants in both 1957 and 1958 as the third starter behind Warren Spahn and Lew Burdette.

Del Crandall played in the Majors from 1949-1966 and was Buhl’s catcher on the 1957-58 Braves.  He later managed in the big leagues for the Brewers (managing Robin Yount in his rookie year and the tail end of Hank Aaron’s career) and the Seattle Mariners.  He was an 11 X All-Star and played in 2 World Series.  Additionally, he won 4 Gold Gloves as a player and is a member of the Braves Hall of Fame.

Offered is a gorgeous 8x10 photo of the pitcher and his battery mate circa 1957-58.  Signed in blue sharpie pen at a show in the 1990’s.

JSA COA



Item: 11031

Price: $49.00
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Del Crandall and Bob Buhl 1950’s Milwaukee Braves Signed 8x10 photo