After winning a world championship with Minnesota, Erickson put up several strong seasons in Baltimore. In 1998, he enjoyed his second straight 16-win season, while leading the league in games started (36), complete games (11) and innings pitched (251). Erickson's Reebok size 12 cleats feature his silver-Sharpie signature on each tongue (rating "9" and "6"), along with a notated number "19" inside each ankle. Moderate wear including some areas of dirt caked on sole. Auction LOA from JSA.
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