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Kirk Gibson World Series Memorabilia Sells For Nearly $1.2 Million

Kirk Gibson, sold his memorabilia from the 1988 Dodgers' improbable World Series win, resulting in quite a haul for The Kirk Gibson Foundation, the former slugger's charity organization. All six items sold for a combined $1,198,114 through SPC Auctions, the company running the auction.

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Gibson's bat used to hit the home run, in Game 1 of the World Series off Dennis Eckersley, had a high bid of $575,912. His jersey, autographed and personalized with "My WS jersey worn 10/15/88 to hit GW HR," isn't far behind in price, with a high bid of $303,277. Other items included:

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