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Emporium Auction | October 23, 2020

Fri, Oct 23, 2020 09:00AM EDT
Lot 631

1953 New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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signed by World Series Champion Yankees, 27 signatures, Mantle (early style signature), Ford (signed "Ed" not "Whitey"), Mize, Rizzuto, Berra, Sain, Martin, Bauer, et al., in acrylic cube, with letter from James Spence Authentication, certificate #BB65144Note: Signed on a period Reach Official A.L. baseball with all signatures deemed authentic by a third party. Certification can be verified atÿIn the 1953 World Series, the New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in six games. This marked the Yankees' fifth consecutive World Series win, a record that still stands to this day. Instrumental in this victory was a young Mickey Mantle, regarded as the greatest switch hitter in baseball. Two of Mantle?s five hits in the series were home runs, one coming as the game winning blast in Game 2 and the other a grand slam in Game 5. - Provenance: Richard Manson, Jr. Collection


excellent condition overall, mellow toning to leather surface, "Reach" logo faint, signatures mostly bold, very light evidence of handling