Jack Morris

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Birthdate 05/16/1955
Death Date
Debut Year 1977
Year of Induction 2018
Teams Blue Jays, Indians, Tigers, Twins
Position Pitcher

Jack Morris dominated the Majors in the 1980s — starting the most games, pitching the most innings, and recording the most wins.

In the collection:

Jack Morris Autoball contract signed 7 games into his caeer

Jack Morris Autoball contract signed 7 games into his caeer

When Jack Morris penned his signature on this contract on March 14, 1978 he was a veteran of 7 big league games. Morris would go on to win 254 games over the course of his career earning Hall of Fame induction in 2018. This contract, signed five times allows Morris’ stamped signature to appear on souvenir baseballs with the stamped autographs of the team. For his trouble, Morris was set to receive
Jack Morris' 254 wins were surpassed by Greg Maddux on 8/7/2001; here's the lineup card from the Braves dugout

Jack Morris' 254 wins were surpassed by Greg Maddux on 8/7/2001; here's the lineup card from the Braves dugout

Jack Morris’ Hall of Fame career resulted in 254 career wins, tied with White Sox hurler Red Faber, Cooperstown class of ’64. Among the few pitchers who have since surpassed that total since is Greg Maddux. Win #255 came for the Braves hurler on August 7, 2001. In the collection is the l
Autographed Jack Morris Topps Rookie Card

Autographed Jack Morris Topps Rookie Card

In the collection is a 1978 Jack Morris Topps rookie card signed by the pitcher with the most wins in the 1980s. An interesting note about how highly regarded Morris was during his career: His 14 consecutive Opening Day starts set a Major League record. This is especially impressive as he pitched on many outstanding teams that contended for championships. The Opening Day start
Lance Parrish questionnaire about Jack Morris

Lance Parrish questionnaire about Jack Morris

Lance Parrish and Jack Morris played together as battery mates in Detroit from 1977-1986. Seen here is a questionnaire filled out and signed entirely in Parrish’s hand. Of Morris, Parrish had this to say, “Jack hated to lose. He was a fierce competitor and a great athlete. He also fielde
Morris and Parrish embrace after the pitcher's no hitter

Morris and Parrish embrace after the pitcher's no hitter

NBC got a little lucky with its nationally televised Game of the Week on April 7, 1984. With Jack Morris on the hill, the network was treated to a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park. It was just the Tigers fourth game of the magical season in which they started 9-0 and raced ou

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