About Fernando Valenzuela Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
The winningest pitcher to ever come from the country of Mexico, Fernando Valenzuela is one of the of the better pitchers in Dodgers history. Valenzuela was signed by the Dodgers in 1979, and in his first full season in 1981, he has one of the most iconic rookie seasons in the history of the MLB. Fernando won his first eights starts, five of which in shutouts, and sparked what would be known as “Fernandomania” in Los Angeles. Overall, he had a record of 13-7 with a 2.48 ERA in a strike-shortened season leading the league in strikeouts and won both the NL Rookie of the Year as well as the Cy Young award, becoming the first player to ever do both in the same season. The Dodgers also won the World Series in his rookie year in 1981.
Fernando Valenzuela pitched for the Dodgers for the first ten years of his 17-year career. His time in L.A. was by far his most successful as he was a six-time All-Star, won a Gold Glove Award in 1986, two Silver Sluggers in 1981 and 1983, led the National League in wins in 1986 and even pitched a no-hitter in 1990. While Valenzuela’s jersey was not retired officially, no one has worn the No. 34 for the Dodgers since Valenzuela out of respect for his incredible career with the team.
Its never too late for Dodgers fans to get in on the “Fernandomania” with our rare selection of memorabilia from the great Mexican pitcher. Valenzuela is one of the best pitchers in Dodgers history and is most known for having the best rookie season by any pitcher in baseball history. Every collectible from his career that we offer is guaranteed authentic and a great value for any collector.
Collecting Fernando Valenzuela Memorabilia
Fernando Valenzuela Autographed Photos
: Fernando Valenzuela was known for his unorthodox windup where he would look up to heavens and put his hands over his head. We have some great pictures of Valenzuela in the middle of that iconic windup, amongst others, that are signed by the Mexican pitcher. That is not the only great photo that we are offering, as we have one with Valenzuela, Don Newcombe and Clayton Kershaw signed by the three great Dodgers pitchers.
Fernando Valenzuela Autographed Jerseys
: The Dodgers mind as well just officially retire Fernando Valenzuela’s No. 34 as no one has worn it since the great left-handed pitcher. These jerseys will look incredible whether you wear them or put them on display. Valenzuela’s jerseys are a great value for collectors especially since they are certified authentic.
Fernando Valenzuela Autographed Baseballs
: We are quickly running out of Fernando Valenzuela baseball as they are such a great value to Dodgers fans. These balls are not only great to remember the great pitcher, but they memorialize some of the best moments of Valenzuela’s career. We offer a gold glove ball signed by Fernando, as well as one inscribed with ’81 champs, amongst other unique autographed baseball. Each of these autographed baseballs comes with a certificate of authenticity.