PHIL ESPOSITO BOSTON BRUINS AUTOGRAPHED "RETIRED JERSEY NUMBER" 23X19 PHOTO FRAME. Phil Esposito Boston Bruins Signed Retired Jersey Number 23x19 Frame. This 11x14 photo has been hand signed by Phil Esposito.
This photo has been framed in real wood and is ready to hang on any wall. On December 3, 1987, his #7 jersey was retired by the Boston Bruins in an emotional ceremony where the then-current wearer, superstar defenceman Ray Bourque. Pulled off his #7 jersey to reveal his new number, 77dramatically "surrendering" his old number in Esposito's favour.
Ironically, Esposito himself could not wear his customary number upon being traded to the Rangersit was being worn by Rod Gilbert. And chose to wear #77 as a Ranger, the first player in league history to do so. Esposito was "visibly moved" when Bourque showed the Boston Garden. Crowd his new number, which he used for the rest of his career.
Esposito was also on hand in Boston to hand Bourque his retired number after the latter retired. 10 time NHL All Star. 5 time 50 goal scorer. 1969 1st NHL player in history to score 100 points (126) - Boston Bruins.
1970 Stanley Cup Champion - Boston Bruins. 1971 Art Ross Trophy (NHL Scoring Champion) - Boston Bruins. 1972 Art Ross Trophy (NHL Scoring Champion) - Boston Bruins. 1972 Stanley Cup Champion - Boston Bruins. 1973 Art Ross Trophy (NHL Scoring Champion) - Boston Bruins.
1974 Art Ross Trophy (NHL Scoring Champion) - Boston Bruins. 1974 Hart Trophy Winner (NHL MVP) - Boston Bruins. 1,590 career NHL points (717 goals, 873 assists) in 1,282 games.137 career playoff points (61 goals, 76 assists) in 130 Stanley Cup games. Sports World guarantees this autograph with a Certificate of Authenticity and tamper resistant hologram from A. Hand Signed Autograph With AJ Sports World Authentication. The item "Phil Esposito Boston Bruins Signed NHL Retired Jersey Number 23x19 Photo Frame" is in sale since Sunday, May 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Hockey-NHL\Photos". The seller is "bestvaluesguaranteed" and is located in TORONTO, ONTARIO. This item can be shipped to Canada, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Australia.