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WILKPEX CACHETS

(sample Cachets may be viewed in our Gallery)

 

The Wilkinsburg Stamp Club's Wilkpex Cachets issued every year since 1985, help us to finance our Annual Exhibit and Show, keep our membership dues low and encourage more collectors to join us.

The first eight years of these cachets are sold out.

Every cachet has a fancy sports cancel!.

 

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1993 – Herb Douglas: First Pittsburgher to win Olympic Medal – Long Jump, London 1948
***With Plate Numbers - $3.00 each

1994 – Chuck Cooper: First Black Drafted by NBA - From Duquesne University

1995 – Babe Ruth: Hit His Last Three Home-runs in one game at Forbes Field, 1935

1996 – John Woodruff: First Pitt Olympic Gold Medal Winner - 800 Meters, Berlin, 1936

1997 – Glenn “Pop” Warner: Pitt Coach - Undefeated Football Season, 1917

1998 – Kennywood Park: 100th Anniversary (Franked with four different Carousel Horses).

1999 –First Televised Collegiate Touchdown - Scored by Bobby Brooks of Waynesburg College, VS Fordham, 1939

2000 – Bill Mazeroski: Hit Winning Home Run in 1960 World Series.

2001 – End of Three Rivers Stadium

2002 – Cal Hubbard: Only Person in both Major League Baseball and NFL Halls-Of-Fame - from Geneva College

2003 – Willie Thrower: First Black Quarterback in NFL - 1953, from New Kensington, PA

2004 – Dick Groat: “The Ultimate Impact Player” from Duke Basketball and Pittsburgh Pirates Shortstop Great

2005 – Arnold Palmer: 50th Anniversary of Victory in Canadian Open - His First Professional Tour

2006 – Myron Cope: Sports writer who became “The Voice” of the Pittsburgh Steelers for 35 years - from 1970 - 2005

2007 – Elroy Face: Pittsburgh Pirates Forkball Pitcher, 1952 - 1968. His 18 - 1 record in 1959 included 17 victories in a row.

2008 – Steve Blass: Last Pirate Pitcher to win two complete games in a World Series - 1971

2009 – Harvey Haddix: First Major League Pitcher to take a Perfect Game Past Nine Innings, Pittsburgh Pirates, 1959

2010 – Vernon Law: Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher for 16 Seasons – Won Games One and Four in 1960 World Series VS Yankees

2011 – Chuck Noll: Still the ONLY NFL Coach to win FOUR Super Bowls, 1974, 1976, 1978, and 1979

2012 – Jack Butler: One of the Newest Pittsburgh Steelers to be inducted into the NFL Hall-of-Fame - (4 Aug 2012) One of their best players during the 1950s

2013 – Bob Friend: Pittsburgh Pirates Great Sinking Fastball Pitcher – first pitcher to lead NL in ERA while pitching for a last place team.

2014 – Andy Russell: Former Pittsburgh Steeler Linebacker, original “Steel Curtain” member, Team captain ten times

2015 – Kent Tekulve: Former Pittsburgh Pirate Pitcher known as “The Rubber Band Man”

2016 – Rocky Bleier: Former Pittsburgh Steeler four time AFC and Super Bowl Champion in 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, and a member of the Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame;

2017 – Gene Baker: First African-American Manager in organized baseball -- 1963.;