Earl Weaver

Earl Weaver
Birthdate 8/14/1930
Death Date 1/19/2013
Debut Year
Year of Induction 1996
Teams Orioles
Position Manager

Earl Weaver had six first-place finishes, five 100-win seasons, and a World Series title during his 17 years as manager of the Baltimore Orioles.

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Earl Weaver played 14 minor league seasons before becoming a big league skipper

Earl Weaver played 14 minor league seasons before becoming a big league skipper

Earl Weaver began his Hall of Fame managerial career in 1968 with the Baltimore Orioles. Just 37 years old when given the reigns of the team, Weaver led them to three pennants and World Series championship in his first four years. Though he found immediate success as
This piece was signed in 1952, 15 years before his big league debut

This piece was signed in 1952, 15 years before his big league debut

Collectors from bygone eras often sought the player’s autograph on penny postcards. Autograph hounds sent their target a letter along with the postcard that was addressed back to the collector. Players signed the postcard and dropped it in the mail. Shown here is the back of the Earl Weaver au
Weaver guided his teams to four World Series in his 17 seasons as the Baltimore pilot

Weaver guided his teams to four World Series in his 17 seasons as the Baltimore pilot

In the collection is a handwritten note from Weaver giving his favorite quote, “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” Notice the old-school listing of the Orioles phone number at the bottom of the letterhead, “CHesapeake 3-9800”. Weaver’s teams w

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