Autograph Of The Week: Pete Gray

This week marked the Major League debut for Pete Gray - a truly historic player. April 18, 1945, to be precise and he went 1-for-4 that day winning with the St. Louis Browns who outscored the Detroit Tigers 7-1.

Gray is truly a symbol of great courage. Pete Gray lost his right arm at the age of 6 and still became an outstanding outfielder. In 1944 he batted .333 in the Minor Leagues and made only 6 errors the entire season.

"I wanted to be like Nolan Ryan. I didn't want to be like Pete Gray." - Jim Abbott
Autograph of the Week

3rd Week of April Recipient

Pete Gray Autograph

Card
1977 DFF/LCF

Card Number
6

Pen
Black Ballpoint

Notes
One-year winner card.



Did you know that the baseball card pictured above is the only one Pete Gray ever appeared on?

Signed sweet spot baseballs with his signature are often sold for more then forty dollars each!

Manager Luke Sewell did not like playing Pete Gray and openly stated that starting him probably lost the pennant!

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