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Deertick
05-26-2012, 03:28 PM
Resident wizards, time to break out your thinking caps and psychic ability please!

I picked up a 1985 Vero Beach Dodgers pennant with aproximately 18 autographs. It is dated by the original owner 3/4/85. Some signatures have uniform #'s, but they aren't necessarily accurate. For instance, Mariano Duncan is listed on the pennant as his Spring Training #12, yet his MLB # was 25. Also, I think there is at least one player who wasn't born until 1986!

The autographs are for the most part very light, but legible. (sorry for the blurry scans)
I have used both the Dodgers and Vero Beach rosters. I have also looked for any possible candidates from other teams, Below is the players I have identified, along with the number written (if any):

Tom Lasorda
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/PennantLasorda302.jpg
Steve Howe #57
Orel Hershiser #55
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/PennantHershiser303.jpg
Lou Lopez #75
Mariano Duncan #12
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/PennantDuncan309.jpg
Mike Scioscia #14
Gary Legumina #68
Pedro Guerrero #28
Sid Bream #33
Mark Cresse #58
Larry Sherry #51

Next the unknowns...

Deertick
05-26-2012, 03:37 PM
Some of these are cryptographs! I have a hard time on some figuring out which side is up. Some images have two autographs. I have an idea on a couple, I just don't want to taint opinion. Heh, Heh. I said "taint".

#1 Mark Cresse #58
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/Pennantunk7317.jpg
#2 TWO players
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/PennantUnk319.jpg
#3 Larry Sherry #51
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/Pennantunk5315.jpg
#4 Not sure if upside down
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/PennantUnk320.jpg
#5
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/PennantUnk321.jpg
#6
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/PennantUnk322.jpg
#7 Two sigs?
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/us921655/ebay/PennantUnk1307.jpg

THANKS FOR ANY HELP!

theshleps
05-27-2012, 08:24 AM
#3 Larry Sherry

Deertick
05-27-2012, 08:42 AM
#3 Larry Sherry

Thanks, Michael! Was he a Vero pitching instructor in '85? I can find player info, but not much on coaching staff.

bobw
05-27-2012, 10:09 AM
#1 looks like Mark Cresse, Dodgers coach

Deertick
05-27-2012, 11:07 AM
#1 looks like Mark Cresse, Dodgers coach

Good Call! I was thinking it might be a different year. Now, I'm pretty sure they were all done the same year. # 2 shows two that one would think would be easy to identify. "Daniel Calhoun"? (he wasn't in the minors until 2009 with the Cards) and on the right, first name "Vo"? I am drawing blanks. trying to get better scans.

Thanks for the ID!

Deertick
05-27-2012, 11:43 AM
Could #7 under Lasorda be Ken Landreaux?

MooseDog
05-29-2012, 08:09 PM
Not Landreaux. He usually signed "KT Landreaux", very neat and readable. Super nice guy too.