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Lot 210



Lot Number: 210

Description: 1926 New York Yankees team auto. baseball. Lightly toned Johnson AL baseball featuring (27) signatures of the 1926 AL Champion New York Yankees incl. Ruth, Gehrig, Ruether, Koenig, Ward, Paschal, Adams, Dugan, Shocker, Beall, Jones, Collins, Skiff, Severeid, Braxton, Merkle, McQuaid, Lazzeri, Combs, Gazella, Bengough, Carlysle, Hoyt, Thomas, Muesel, Pennock and Shawkey. Signatures range from 2-7 out of 10, averaging 5 out of 10, with Ruth among the stronger examples. The ball itself shows minimal handling wear with light soiling and bold stampings. Several printed notations on the ball include “World Series St. Louis, Mo.”, “1926”, “Win Oct. 6,7”, “Oct. 5,6,7” and “World Series” on the sweet spot above Ruth’s signature and “3 home runs in one game Wed. Oct. 6 – 1926” below. 1926 Yankees team auto. baseballs are among the more desired and difficult to obtain from the 1920s glory years. Adding to the importance of this ball is the fact that it originates from the collection of Pat Collins, a player on this historic team. Includes LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Collins family: Ball: EX-EX/MT, Signatures: range GD-NM

Estimated Price: ($7,500.00-$10,000.00)

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