JOE MADDON SIGNED RAWLINGS OFFICIAL 2016 WORLD SERIES BASEBALL WITH LIMITED EDITION ENGRAVING. This Rawlings Official 2016 World Series Baseball showcases a hand signature from Chicago Cubs manager, Joe Maddon. Maddon used a blue ball point pen to autograph this baseball under the logo. This baseball has been laser engraved below Maddon's signature with Joe Maddon #70 Chicago Cubs 2016 WS Champs Fly The W! The Cubs began the 2016 season on April 4 at the Los Angeles Angels and finished the regular season on October 2, 2016 at the Cincinnati Reds.
The Cubs finished with the best record in Major League Baseball and won their first National League Central title since the 2008 season, winning by 17½ games. The team also reached the 100-win mark for the first time since 1935 and won 103 total games, the most wins for the franchise since 1910. The Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in seven games in the 2016 World Series, their first appearance since the 1945 World Series and first win since the 1908 World Series. In the World Series, the Cubs came back from a three-games-to-one deficit, winning the final three games.The last time a team came back from a three-games-to-one deficit to win the World Series was the Kansas City Royals in 1985. The Cubs were also the first team to win Games 6 and 7 on the road in a World Series since the Pittsburgh Pirates had done so against the Baltimore Orioles in 1979. The World Series victory put an end to the so-called Curse of the Billy Goat and the longest World Series championship drought in history. This baseball is a limited edition of 16, and you will receive the exact item pictured, which is number 2 of 16.
A certificate of authenticity from JSA will accompany this baseball. This baseball will be a great addition to any collection! The item "JOE MADDON AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED 2016 WORLD SERIES WS BASEBALL BALL CUBS JSA COA" is in sale since Tuesday, June 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Balls".
The seller is "iconsportsmarketing" and is located in Land O' Lakes, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.