Product Description & Features
- After coming to the Mets, Keith Hernandez won the World Series in 1986. His clubhouse leadership was acknowledged in 1987, when he was named the team captain.
- Keith Hernandez has hand signed this official MLB baseball and added the inscription, "79 NL MVP." A Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity is included. This product has been authenticated by Major League Baseball.
Keith Hernandez was indisputably the best-fielding first baseman of his time, winning 11 straight Gold Gloves and setting Major League records for most seasons leading first basemen in double plays (six) and lifetime assists. His great range helped him lead NL first basemen in assists five times, putouts four times, and fielding average twice. Hernandez led the NL in batting in 1979 with the Cardinals, winning the only shared MVP Award in history that year (with Willie Stargell) as well as TSN NL Player of the Year. He also had career highs with 48 doubles and 116 runs, both League-leading totals, and 105 RBI.
Country of Origin: United States