Dwight Evans

Birthdate 11/03/1951
Death Date
Debut Year 1972
Year of Induction
Teams Orioles, Red Sox
Positions Designated Hitter, Right Field

Dwight Evans won 8 Gold Gloves, appeared in 3 All Star games and finished in the Top 10 of MVP voting 4 times. Would you put him in the Hall?

In the collection:

Dwight Evans initial contract with Topps Chewing Gum to appear on baseball cards

Dwight Evans initial contract with Topps Chewing Gum to appear on baseball cards

Topps approached Dwight Evans with a contract to appear on baseball cards more than three years before his Major League debut. Imagine the thoughts running threw his head, just four months
Reverse of Dwight Evans' first Topps contract

Reverse of Dwight Evans' first Topps contract

The reverse of the contract shows an early signature of Dwight Evans. Though Evans was a pro baseball player in 1969, it’s clear he needed more practice signing his legal name. Evans has misspelled then corrected his middle name of, “Michael” at the bottom of the contract. Evans pl

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