First Base Mitt turned into Painting of Hall of Famer Eddie Murray
"Steady Eddie" portrayed with career stats and milestones on Wilson A2800 glove.
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The detailed painting of Murray depicts him in his iconic batting stance, hat under helmet, wearing number 33 for the Baltimore Orioles.
He was a pivotal member of the 1983 Orioles team that became World Series Champions. Murray also played for the Dodgers, Mets, Indians and Angels.
Intricate hand-lettering highlights awards and stats from Murray's career.
The 1977 American League Rookie of the Year, Eddie Murray was also an 8-time All-Star and 3-time Gold Glove winner.
Murray is a member of the 3000 hits/500 home run club, with 3255 hits and 504 HRs along with 1917 RBIs in his career.
Eddie Murray was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in 2003.
The mitt is a Wilson A2800 Dual Hinge, Pro-Back model from the 1980s, about 11 inches by 10.5 inches.
It was a particularly difficult glove model to find, but worth the effort as it personally connects to Murray's time in the game.
Photo research suggests that he used this style of glove during his years in Baltimore and Los Angeles.
This Painted Glove of Murray was commissioned by an individual collector and sits displayed on a museum stand.
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