Louis Cardinals #57 Game Used Home White Jersey. This Rawlings size 48 jersey is in excellent condition and exhibits moderate game use.There is extensive tagging sewn onto the inside front tail including a 2000 year/set tag (see photos). Darryl Kile autographed, in bold black marker, both the front and back of this jersey (see photos). A Certificate of Authenticity from the St. Louis Cardinals accompanies the jersey (see photo). A Letter of Authenticity from noted authenticator Louis Lampson is also included (see photo). The jersey was never displayed by me and has remained stored and dust-free since I acquired it in 2002. Darryl Kile pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals for 3 seasons: 2000 to 2002. During the 2000 season, the year of this game used jersey, Kile won 20 games in perhaps the best season of his career: 34 Games, 232.1 IP, 192 Strikeouts, 20-9 Won-Lost and 3.91 ERA. Kile finished 5th in the National League Cy Young voting following the 2000 season.
Sadly, Darryl Kile died suddenly during the 2002 season of acute coronary artery disease while the Cardinals were in Chicago to play the Cubs. On September 8, 1993, while pitching for the Houston Astros, Darryl Kile threw a No-Hitter versus the New York Mets in the Astrodome.
The item "Darryl Kile 2000 St. Louis Cardinals #57 Autographed (2X) Game Used Home Jersey" is in sale since Thursday, March 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Game Used Memorabilia\Baseball-MLB\Jerseys". The seller is "srbmetfan" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.