Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs autogrpah
Birthdate 6/15/1958
Death Date
Debut Year 1982
Year of Induction 2005
Teams Rays, Red Sox, Yankees
Position Third Base

The Red Sox‘ Wade Boggs led the American League in batting five time in his first seven big league seasons on his way to a .328 lifetime average. 

In the collection:

Autoball contract signed a month before his 1982 Major League debut

Autoball contract signed a month before his 1982 Major League debut

For years in souvenir stands at MLB stadiums offered baseballs with stamped signatures of the home team. In the collection is a contract signed by Wade Boggs agreeing to have his autograph appear on those balls. The terms of the contract? Boggs received one cent per ball sold. Interestingly Boggs si
Letter about Boggs' college scholarship dated before his 18th birthday

Letter about Boggs' college scholarship dated before his 18th birthday

When negotiating with players big league teams will often tender a separate offer of a money devoted for a college scholarship. The money becomes available to the player when his playing career ends. In this letter to the administrator of MLB’s college scholarship plan, it is noted that Wade B

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball…"

~Jacques Barzun, 1954