Widely regarded as the greatest baseball player of his generation, Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels made his MLB debut on July 8, 2011, during the Angels' 4-3 win over the Seattle Mariners. A highly touted prospect, Trout would debut to much fanfare after his abrupt call-up to the Majors, with national media paying keen attention to his first game.
Offered here is an Official Major League baseball from Trout's first MLB game. The ball comes from the bottom of the seventh inning pitch by Jamey Wright to Hyun Choi Conger. The Rawlings baseball features an "Angels Baseball 50th Anniversary 1961-2011" stamp below the sweet spot featuring Selig's facsimile signature. The ball contains paint transfers, dirt, and scuffs typical of a ball used in an MLB game. Trout signed the baseball and inscribed "MLB Debut July 8, 2011 Game Used". This baseball from Trout's MLB debut comes with an MLB Authentication hologram (FJ580389) for the game use and signature.