Willie Stargell

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Birthdate 3/6/1941
Death Date 4/9/2001
Debut Year 1962
Year of Induction 1988
Teams Pirates
Positions First Base, Left Field

Willie Stargell spent his entire 21-year career in Pittsburgh leading the team to 6 NL East titles, 2 pennants, and two World Series championships.

In the collection:

Invitation to Willie Stargell's HoF plaque dedication

Invitation to Willie Stargell's HoF plaque dedication

Willie Stargell was inducted into the Hall of Fame after hitting .282 with 2,232 hits, 423 doubles, 475 homers and 1,540 runs batting in during his 21-year career with the Pirates. Shown here is an invitation to the dedication of Stragell’s Hall of Fame plaque on July 31, 1988. Stargell has ad
Willie Stargell signed contract with the Autographed Ball Company

Willie Stargell signed contract with the Autographed Ball Company

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 Willie Stargell agreeing to have his autograph appear on those balls. The terms of the contract? Pops received one cent per ball sold. Stargell signed
Stargell signs the back of his baseball card

Stargell signs the back of his baseball card

Willie Stargell’s consistent and recognizable autograph adorns the back of this baseball card paying homage to Stargell’s 1979 MVP season. “We Are Family” can be heard in the mind of fans as they remember the Pirates World championship year that season. The two indelible memo
Chuck Tanner weighs in on managing Willie Stargell

Chuck Tanner weighs in on managing Willie Stargell

The manager of the 1979 championship Pirate team, Chuck Tanner piloted Pittsburgh through Stargell’s final six seasons. In this handwritten letter Tanner writes, “Willie was the leader of our team on the field and off the field. He was like a 10 diamond karat ring on your finger to manag

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