Enjoy this baseball featuring MLB player Vida Blue of the Oakland Athletics. A great collector’s piece for all Oakland Athletics fans!Blue had a 24-8 record in 1971; he also struck out 301 batters, winning both the Cy Young and MVP awards. He was the starting pitcher for the AL in the 1971 All-Star Game, and for the NL in the 1978 All-Star Game. This item is authenticated by All About Autographs. All About Autographs is a leading source for authentic sports and celebrity memorabilia. A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies the item and a tamper resistant holofoil is placed on both the item and the COA. The unique serial number on the holofoil is then registered in the All About Autographs Online Database which will list a detailed history for the item signed. All items will come with a photo from the signing when available.