Lot 227: 1951 New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball
Auction Date:4/28/2006 9:00 PM EST
28 blue ball-point autographs of the 1951 World Champions on a Spalding “Official League” ball, with Joe DiMaggio on the sweet spot (final season), Mickey Mantle (rookie season), Casey Stengel, Yogi Berra, Johnny Mize, Bill Dickey, Vic Raschi, Ed Lopat, Allie Reynolds, Hank Bauer, Gene Woodling, Billy Martin, Gil McDougald, also Brown, Collins, Shea, Houk, Silvera, Hopp, Overmire, Kuzava, Ostrowski, Schallock, Turner, et al. Signatures are uniformly strong (8/10), with some light bleeding, but the ball still presents very well. Overall Ex-Mt to Near Mint. An important Yankee team as you have The Clipper on his way out, with The Commerce Comet coming in with some awfully big shoes to fill.
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