Sandy Koufax Coaster


Sandy Koufax Coaster

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Sandy Koufax: The Left-Handed Ace

Sandy Koufax is a former professional baseball player who played for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955 to 1966. He was known for his exceptional pitching skills, particularly his fastball and curveball, which made him one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball history. Here are some fun facts about this legendary left-hander:

  • Koufax was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1935. He began playing baseball at a young age and was scouted by the Brooklyn Dodgers while playing in college.
  • After struggling early in his career, Koufax became one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball during the early 1960s. He won three Cy Young awards (1963, 1965, and 1966) and was selected to six All-Star teams.
  • In addition to his success on the field, Koufax is also remembered for his role as a trailblazer for Jewish athletes. His decision to sit out Game 1 of the 1965 World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur brought attention to issues of religion and sports.
  • Despite his incredible success, Koufax retired from baseball at just 30 years old due to chronic pain in his left elbow. He remains one of the greatest left-handed pitchers of all time with a career ERA of 2.76.
  • After retiring from playing, Koufax remained involved with baseball as a coach and mentor. He has also been active in philanthropy throughout his life, donating millions of dollars to various charities.

Coasters are an ideal home décor accent, crafted with attention to detail and quality. Each coaster boasts an authentic card hand-mounted onto the high-quality ceramic tile measuring 4.25 x4.25 inches in size and 0.25 inches thick. The card may not always be the one pictured, as it depends on the current inventory.  However each card is carefully curated by Jake and Dean and the beauty and character is sure to impress! The tiles are then sealed with a bio-based resin for unbeatable protection, while the natural cork backing gives it that finished touch and makes it easy to showcase anywhere.


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