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Back Items For The Auction of November 10, 2012  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 401 Roger Maris autographed photograph. Black and white 8"x10" photograph has been signed on the front, "Roger Maris." Black marker signature rates 9 out of 10. Photo has a hint of light wear visible upon close inspection. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($600-$800) $633.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 402 Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Whitey Ford, and Yogi Berra autographed print. Large format color lithographic print has been signed on the front by all (4) Yankees legends in black ink. Signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10. Framed to 28"x40" overall (light wear to frame) and includes auction LOA from JSA: Print/sigs. NM-MT ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 403 Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris autographed baseball. Rawlings L.MacPhail Official American League baseball has been signed across the sweetspot, "Roger Maris" with "Mickey Mantle" appearing on panel directly above. Blue ink signatures rate 8 to 8/9 out of 10. Ball displays little in the way of mentionable condition issues with note to a few small spots of scattered light toning mentioned for accuracy. Choice example with ideal signature positioning allowing for optimal display. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($5,000-$7,500) $7,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 404 Scarce large format Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris autographed photograph. Exceedingly rare large 11"x14" matted and framed color image of the M&M boys signed by each player in blue sharpie across the front. Signatures rate 9/10 out of 10. The offered oversized variant of the classic Mantle/Maris signed image is the first of its kind that we have offered in our twenty year history and to the best of our knowledge was one of only a scant number of 11"x14" images signed by the duo. Includes full LOA from PSA/DNA: NM-MT ($3,500-$4,500) $2,970.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 405 Mickey Mantle single signed baseball. Rawlings B.Brown OAL baseball has been signed across the sweetspot in blue ink rating 9 out of 10. Crisp example with no mentionable condition flaws. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $532.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 406 Mickey Mantle autographed photographs (2). Pair of 8"x10" color images, each signed on the front in blue marker "Mickey Mantle" rating 9/10 out of 10. Upright pose has crease at lower right side. Includes full LOAs from JSA: Photos EX/MT-NM/MT, Sigs. NM/MT ($250-$500) $242.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 407 Joe DiMaggio autographed large format photograph. Black and white 16"x20" photo based on the original which was taken in Fenway Park c.1940. Signed in blue marker "Joe DiMaggio" rating 9 to 9/10 out of 10. Mounted within slightly larger matting and ready to frame. Very rare image with this being the first example we have seen signed. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Brearley family: NM ($250-$500) $380.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 408 Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio autographed large format photograph. Sepia toned 16"x20" photo based on the original which was taken in Fenway Park in 1951. Signed in blue marker rating 9/10 out of 10, "Ted Williams" and "Joe DiMaggio." Has "Brearley Collection" stamp on back. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Brearley family: NM ($500-$750) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 409 Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra autographed photograph. Black and white 11"x14" photo based on the original which was taken in 1961. Signed in blue marker rating 9/10 out of 10, "Mickey Mantle" and "Yogi Berra." "Brearley Collection" stamping on back. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Brearley family: NM ($500-$750) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 410 Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams autographed large format photograph. Black and white 16"x20" photo based on the original which was taken in 1956. Signed in blue marker rating 9 to 9/10 out of 10, "Mickey Mantle" and "Ted Williams." "Brearley Collection" collection hologram affixed at lower front and the photo has been mounted within slightly larger matting and is ready to frame. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Brearley family: NM ($750-$1,250) $604.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 411 Lot of (2) Ted Williams autographed related photographs. Pair of black and white 11"x14" photos based on the originals taken in 1940. Each signed in blue marker "Ted Williams" rating 9/10 out of 10. Both framed for display with "Brearley Collection" stampings on back. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Brearley family: NM ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 412 Ted Williams autographed large format photograph. Sepia toned 16"x20" photo based on the original which was taken c.1946. Signed in blue marker rating 9/10 out of 10, "Ted Williams." "Brearley Collection" stamping on back. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Brearley family: NM ($250-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 413 Lot of (2) Joe DiMaggio autographed photographs. Pair of black and white 11"x14" photos based on the originals taken in 1948. Each signed in blue marker "Joe DiMaggio" rating 9/10 out of 10. Both have "Brearley Collection" stampings on back and are highly uncommon to find signed. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Brearley family: NM ($400-$600) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 414 "Boys of Boston" autographed photograph. Color 16"x20" photograph has been signed on the front by Legendary Boston area figures Ted Williams, Larry Bird, and Bobby Orr. Each has inscribed his jersey number below and blue marker signatures rate strong 9/10 out of 10. Limited edition numbered 600/1000. Includes auction LOA from JSA and letter of provenance from the Brearley family: NM/MT ($750-$1,000) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 415 Joe DiMaggio autographed photograph by Charles Conlon. Choice large format photograph originally used on the cover of the September 1937 issue of Baseball Magazine. It was printed in very limited numbers in the 1990s (this example hand numbered 24/56) off of the original negative. Signed in silver paint pen, "Joe DiMaggio" rating 9/10 out of 10. Framed to 22.5"x29" overall. Includes photo of DiMaggio at the signing and related paperwork and auction LOA from JSA: NM ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 416 Stan Musial single signed and stat inscribed baseball. Rawlings L.Coleman ONL ball has been signed on the sweetspot by Musial who then covered the surface with a total of (20) handwritten career statistic inscriptions. Signature rates 8/9 out of 10. Limited edition numbered out of 1,000 pieces and has ReggieJackson.com authentication hologram affixed. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($300-$500) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 417 Tony Gwynn autographed professional model baseball bat c.1991-1997 attributed to hit number 2,726. Louisville Slugger 125 model baseball bat measures 33" long and weighs 30oz. Gwynn facsimile signature and model number "C267" burned into barrel end. Evident usage wear throughout with deeply embedded stitch marks, ball transfer marks (portion of Rawlings logo visible), and a touch of grain swelling. Knob has been taped for grip and has numerous handwritten notations including "B267, 33-30 1/2, 19, 8/5/97, #2726, HR." Signed on the barrel, "Tony Gwynn" in black marker rating 8/9 out of 10 with additional "#2726" notation. Statistically, Gwynn is one of the best pure hitters that the game has ever produced and at the time of his retirement ranked 17th on the All-Time list in hitting for average. Over (20) years he has won (8) National League batting titles, played in (15) All-Star Games, and won (5) Gold Gloves for his defensive play. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and auction LOA from JSA: EX ($1,000-$2,000) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 418 1985 Kansas City Royal World Champions 10k gold pendant. Diamond shaped pendant simulating a field of play having a small diamond at each base and a circular baseball like center piece accented with additional stones. Lettered around the edge, "KC Royals 1985 World Champions." Marked "10K" on back. Highly visual commemorative piece being the first we have seen: NM ($750-$1,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 419 Wade Boggs rookie era professional model baseball bat c.1980. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat measures 34.75" long and weighs 32.2oz. Bat shows fine use including ball marks, stitching impressions, pine tar residue, and repaired handle crack. "WB" initials written in black marker on knob end with model #P89 impressed on barrel. Signed by Boggs in black sharpie, Wade Boggs #18 Int League Batting Champion". Includes LOAs from PSA/DNA John Taube (bat), Hunt Auctions (bat), and JSA (autograph): EX ($1,000-$1,500) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 421 "Fenway Park 100 Years" hardcover coffee table book signed by nearly (200) players and related VIPs. Oversized coffee table book celebrating (100) years of baseball at Fenway Park is one of only (6) which were signed specifically at the request of the Boston Red Sox with proceeds to benefit The Boston Red Sox Foundation. Signatures are placed on several pages at the front and back with notables including Carl Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, Carlton Fisk, Bobby Doerr, David Ortiz, Jason Varitek, Nomar Garciaparra, Terry Francona, Johnny Pesky, Tim Wakefield, team ownership including John Henry, and several notables including Mayor Thomas Menino and Caroline Kennedy. Black marker signatures rate 8/9 to 9/10 out of 10. Book is in like new condition and comes housed in it+s original logo box. An incredible undertaking, quite literally impossible to duplicate, and by far one of the most aggressive autograph projects we have seen undertaken. All proceeds will benefit the Fenway Park Living Museum Fund, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the preservation and public display of historic materials on Fenway Park+s rich history. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM-MT ($5,000-$7,500) $3,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 422 Alex Rodriguez professional model baseball bat c.2004-2005. Louisville Slugger 125 model C271 baseball bat with "Alex Rodriguez" facsimile signature and "New York Yankees" impressed in the barrel end measures 34" long and weighs 30.6oz. Outstanding usage wear is evident throughout inclusive of ball transfer, stitch, cleat, and rack marks. Moderate coat of pine-tar appears on the handle. Includes LOAs from PSA/DNA (GU 10) and Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 423 1996 New York Yankees World Series ring. Original ring as issued for the Yankees historic 1996 World Series in which they captured their first World Championship since 1978. Joe DiMaggio threw out the ceremonial first pitch for Game #1 played at Yankee Stadium before a crowd of over 56,000 on Oct. 20, 1996. The ring features "NY" logo on the top surrounded by (23) diamonds within the logo. "1996 World Champions" encircles the NY logo on top. One side panel has the Yankees logo with "Tradition" printed below. The other side panel has "Collins" raised lettering with a replica World Series trophy with "Courage" and "Heart" placards. Interior ring band is marked "LGB 10K". The ring remains in its original hinged lid Yankees presentational box (small repaired crack). Seldom offered 1996 Yankees ring is one of the most desirable of the 1990-2000s dynasty era offered for the first time to the collecting public by the family of the original recipient (Wm. Collins) : NM ($10,000-$15,000) $10,879.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 424 Derek Jeter autographed limited edition baseball bat. Special edition Louisville Slugger 125 model silver bat has been signed on the barrel, "Derek Jeter." The blue marker signature rates 9 out of 10. Hand numbered 119 of 222 pieces. Includes auction LOA from JSA and COA from Steiner Sports: NM ($500-$750) $614.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 425 Ronald Reagan single signed baseball with first hand provenance c.1986. Rawlings B.Brown Official American League baseball has been signed on the side panel. "Ronald Reagan." Black thin point marker signature rates 8 to 9 out of 10. Ball displays light even toning and a hint of usage wear. A pair of period notations in unknown hand include the date "4/7/86" and "Opening Day 1986 Clev. vs Balt Balt MD." Includes lengthy handwritten letter former player and then pitching Coach Ken Rowe who relates that the ball was signed in the Orioles dugout in Memorial Stadium shortly after Reagan had thrown out the first pitch. Also includes full LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sig. NM ($4,000-$6,000) $5,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 426 Scarce 1903 Boston Royal Rooters World Series souvenir pin. Incredible rarity ranks as one of the most desirable baseball related pin backs of its type picturing members of the famed "Royal Rooters" Fan Club led by Mike "Nuf Ced" McGreevy. The "Rooters" are seated in the stands with members of the Boston team posed in full uniform seated below. It is believed that the image on the button was commissioned by McGreevy to be displayed at his legendary "Third Base Tavern" outside of Huntingdon Ave. Grounds from which the offered button type was created. General condition is very fine with strong contrast and image clarity having a small bit of foxing to the background area. Reverse retains its original pin back with some typical light to moderate rusting. 1.75" in diameter. This particular example was recently discovered along with the two 1903 World Series trade cards offered within this auction and numbers as one of only a scant handful of known copies: EX ($4,000-$6,000) $3,750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 427 Rare 1903 World Series souvenir trade cards. Original thick stock cards as issued by Mike "Nuf Ced" McGreevy of Boston+s famed Royal Rooters group as a souvenir for the inaugural World Series in 1903. First example is a one sided card with the Rooters+ preferred battle song "Tessie" printed at center with "Rooter+s Souvenir Boston-Pittsburg Oct. 1903 M.T. McGreevy" above. Bottom of card has union printer+s mark along with "3d Base Nuffsaid" indicative of McGreevy+s saloon. Light general handling wear is visible with some minor age toning and a few small surface creases, 2 _"x4": VG-EX. Second card displays a portrait image of Nuf Ced McGreevy himself titled underneath "3rd Base McGreevy On The Avenue Nuffsaid". Reverse of the card is titled "Rooter+s Souvenir Boston-Pittsburg Oct. 1903 M.T. McGreevy" at the top. Center of the card features lyrics for three Rooters "chants" specifically issued for the group to use at the 1903 World Series games given the presence of several references to the Pittsburgh club. Card shows heavy use with soiling, edge damage, and losses to top corner and one side. Bottom left corner is present but detached. We could not locate another example of this particular card: PR-GD. Notably significant pair of souvenir cards relating to the inaugural 1903 World Series with obvious scarcity relevant to their original manufactured quantity and intended use. ($2,000-$3,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 428 Rare 1920 Cleveland Indians large format team photographic print. Imposing black and white photographic print by Louis Van Oeyen of the World Champion Indians including Joe Wood, Tris Speaker, Stan Covaleskie, and Joe Sewell. Inset vignette portrait of Ray Chapman at upper left corner who was killed during play mid season. Players are identified within lower border which also team name and Championship notation. Clarity and photo registration are typical of Van Oeyen who is identified in print within and there is also a "Postergraph Company" printer's mark at lower right. Mild expected age toning throughout with some elongated surface scuffs, small tear to 4th player from left in bottom row, and larger tear at upper left slightly affecting Chapman portrait. Framed for display to 30.5"x42" (wear to frame) with visible area of 22"x36". Not examined below the matting. One of only a handful of examples known to exist which were most certainly player presentation pieces with the only other we have sold originating from the collection of Joe Wood: VG-EX ($2,000-$4,000) $1,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 429 Richard Nixon autographed 1968 Kentucky Derby racing program. Churchill Downs issued program listing participants in the days races has been signed on "Derby Note and Autographs" page, "Dick Nixon." Black marker signature rates 9 out of 10. Booklet displays light scattered handling. Includes small color snapshot of Nixon as taken that day and auction LOA from JSA: Program EX, Sig. NM-MT ($150-$300) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 430 1912 Boston Red Sox team photographic display piece. Thin cardboard stock display having printed team photograph of the World Champions to the right of large red pennant with "Red Sox" name in white lettering and "Champions 1912" noted below. Players are identified at left with "Tichnor Bros." printer's mark at bottom. Visible area measures approximately 13.5"x20.25" with web like network of mostly light surface wrinkling. Framed for display with little wear visible when positioned at viewing distance (22"x28.75" overall): VG/EX-EX ($1,500-$2,500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 431 "Parlor Putter" figural ashtray with original golf clubs c.1920s. Highly visual free standing 34.5" tall cast iron ashtray having golf motif throughout. Nicely patinated surface retains large portions of the original copper wash and hand painted green, white, and red accents. Designed to hold (3) clubs and similar number of balls which can be hit into openings on base which then returns the ball to player. Includes (3) original wooden shaft "Parlor Putter" marked clubs with black painted handles. Typical/expected surface wear throughout: EX ($2,000-$3,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 432 Exceedingly rare 1910 Philadelphia Athletics Imperial sized team photograph. Large format period photograph of the legendary World Series Champion 1910 Athletics posed on field in full home uniforms. Imposing piece displays uncommonly strong clarity and registration given its size relative to the era in which it was created. Players identified in block letter print and include Frank Baker, Chief Bender, Eddie Plank, Eddie Collins, Harry Davis, and their immortal manager Connie Mack who is seated in the center dressed in his usual dapper attire. The Athletics teams of the early 20th century were baseball's first true dynasty boasting numerous Hall of Fame players and several World Championships. One of approximately three known to exist, all of which originate from direct player and team sources. Photo measures 18"x35", housed within it's original matting and period frame (28"x43" overall). Exceptionally well preserved with typical light consistent toning due to age and small 2.5" surface scrape at lower right. Hand lettered matting has pair of tears in similar place. Rare and important display piece relating to one of the greatest teams in baseball history: EX ($5,000-$10,000) $10,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 433 1914 Boston Red Sox team panoramic photograph. Sepia tones 8"x36" photograph of the Red Sox posed at Fenway Park in full uniform. Players are identified under their respective images including Speaker, Wood, Hooper, Lewis, Hoblitzell, Carrigan, and Yerkes. Date and titling are printed at the center of the bottom margin. Marked "Darley & George" photographers. As a result of decades of rolled storage, a series vertical creases/cracks are present throughout, a portion of which do break the paper surface. In addition there is some light moisture damage to left end however when viewed at display distance this is not overtly visible. Housed in double glazed frame (14.75"x43") which reveals a 1936 dated inscription from prior owner: VG ($1,500-$2,500) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 434 "The Game of Golf" board game by J.H. Singer c.1890-1900. Large format Victorian era board game measuring 15"x25" featuring a beautiful color lithographic golfing scene on the lid. Wooden cased interior playing field remains very clean also retaining its original wooden playing pieces. Very clean overall missing only one small side apron to the lid: EX ($1,250-$1,750) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 435 1908 Boston Red Sox postcard with fold out player vignettes. Standard sized postcard having the Boston American League Grounds (Stadium) and team owners Hugh McBrren and John Taylor pictured on front. At left is baseball titled "Boston Americans Red Sox" which opens to reveal an accordion style paper fold-out. Fully stretched it reaches 23" long with (20) player vignettes including Young, Stahl, Thoney, Cicotte, Cravath, and Carrigan. Front displays light discoloration with touch of wear at corners and an area of residue at right side. Back has substantial mounting residue: Technical GD-VG with better display value ($750-$1,250) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 436 Boston Red Sox "Worlds Champions" pennant c.1916-1918. Oversized red felt pennant measures 34" long with team name in white and medallion shaped logo at the left edge with the designation "Worlds Champions". Retains portions of the original tassels and all applied lettering is intact with some cracking. Discoloration throughout including spotting and some light to moderate wear at edges: VG ($1,000-$1,250) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 437 Important 1908 Reach All-American Tour real photo postcard with signed note from player Bill Burns. Historic image as taken during the 1908-1909 tour of American baseball players to Japan organized and sponsored by sporting goods magnate A.J. Reach. The trip served as the first bonafide organized visit of professional American players and featured many of the top stars of the day. The team is shown in their "Reach All Americans" uniforms alongside a contingent of well dressed dignitaries. Back bears a 1908 dated postmark (from Japan) and handwritten/signed note from player Bill Burns, "We have won all games from Japan. 14. We leave today for China." Very minor scattered wear with touch of corner wear visible on front (slightly more pronounced at lower right), (2) minute rust colored spots, and less than expected handling wear. All material of direct relation to this seminal early event is particularly rare and we can not imagine a more important postcard with particular note to the first hand player provenance: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 438 Early New York Giants pennant c.1910s. Highly visual full sized felt pennant (28" long) having screened on "Giants" titling and Christy Mathewson player graphic. Discoloration and soiling throughout with scattered wear inclusive of moth/mounting holes: GD-VG ($500-$1,000) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 439 Extremely rare "Addie Joss Day" real photo postcard c.1911. Original sepia toned real photo postcard pictured on front, in two sections, a representation of the famed panoramic photograph taken during the July 24, 1911 Addie Joss Day benefit game. Played at League Park in Cleveland the Naps were pitted against a team of American League All-Stars with many of the games most noted stars participating. Those pictured include Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Cy Young, Frank Baker, Eddie Collins, and Joe Jackson. Joss Day related photography remains among the most desirable from the period and though numerous examples of the large format photograph on which this piece is based have surfaced - the offered remains one of only a handful to have come to market in this format. One of the premier pieces within the niche of baseball postcard collecting. Hint of light wear at corners and edges is mentioned for accuracy with a touch of silvering throughout. Postcard back has pair of small pencil notations and it appears another may have been erased: EX-EX/MT ($4,000-$6,000) $4,750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 440 Lot of (5) c.1898 Cameo Pepsin Gum player pins. Small grouping of pins from the Cameo Pepsin series including Bug Holliday (Cincinnati), Joe Sugden (Pittsburgh), Herman Long (Boston), Pink Howley (Pittsburgh), and Jack Clements (Philadelphia). Sugden and Holliday pins retain "Camep Pepsin" paper inserts on back (Hawley has remnant); Clements has "Whitehead and Hoag." Varying degrees of toning/wear throughout with Clements pin being the lowest grade with cracking to celluloid front: Range GD-VG/EX, Avg. GD-VG ($750-$1,500) $1,222.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 441 1911 Diamond Gum Pins Christy Mathewson and Nap Lajoie. Pair of well preserved early pins, each having a portrait at center with player name/team on either side and "Free With Diamond Gum" titling encircling edge. Both retain original paper insert on back and display light to moderate toning and little to no wear. Just under 1" in diameter: EX/MT ($500-$1,000) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 442 1945 Chicago Cubs World Series press pin. Seldom offered original pin remaining in very fine condition overall with just a hint of light tarnish. Retains original screw down closure: NM ($300-$500) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 443 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates Phantom World Series press pin. Very clean example of this tough phantom press pin remaining in as issued condition with just a hint of light tarnish. Marked "W&Hco" on back and retains screw down closure: NM ($400-$600) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 444 Chicago Cubs promotional fob c.1920s. Early celluloid charm having raised bear cub relief on front with "Cubs" lettered below and baseball stitching in background. Back reads "Read the Daily News Illustrated Sporting Extra." Touch of light scattered wear and measures 1.25" across: EX/MT ($200-$400) $100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 445 Rare 1929 Chicago Cubs World Series press pin. Visually striking pin representing one of the great rarities of the era, remains in very fine overall condition with fully intact enameled portions and just a hint of tarnish. Back is marked "Hipp & Coburn" and retains original screw down closure: NM ($1,000-$2,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 446 1925 World Series program (at Washington). Original program issued for game played at Griffith Stadium, seldom offered with most copies lost to time due to production on exceptionally fragile paper stock. Interior is scored neatly in pencil for Game (3) which was played October 10. It was the first game played in Washington and the cover has been so noted in period fountain pen along with several other game related notations. Displays well when viewed from the front with mild toning and scattered visible wear inclusive of several small tears at bound edge. Back cover has some chipping/surface loss and mounting residue. Brittle interior pages have scattered chipping/tearing along with some separation at bound edge. Noted condition issues aside, this remains a suitable example of a deceptively scarce program. We have only offered (3) in nearly (20) years with the last bringing $6,000 in our November 2011 sale: Technical GD/VG with VG-VG/EX display qualities ($1,000-$2,000) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 447 1919 World Series program (at Cincinnati) scored for Game (1). Original program issued for game played at Redland Field, neatly scored in pencil for Game (1) which was played on October 1. Eddie Cicotte, on the mound for Chicago, hit Reds batter Morrie Rath signaling to all involved that "the fix" was on and the World Series was to be thrown. Moderate wear throughout including consistent wear at corners and edges, discoloration, splits to areas of binding, and a vertical centerfold. Scorecard page is no longer affixed and has more pronounced wear at edges. Program also exhibits some moisture damage which is primarily evident on the back cover: VG ($1,000-$2,000) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 448 Incredibly rare 1915 World Series program at Philadelphia scored for Game (1) (Babe Ruth World Series debut). Original program issued for game played at the Baker Bowl, scored neatly in pencil for Game 1 which was played October 8 as Babe Ruth made the first of what would become (10) World Series appearances. His ground out to first off G.C Alexander in the top of the 9th inning is recorded within the pitcher's line. Binding remains fully intact and there is minimal wear at corners/edges. A hint of very light scattered cover wear is mentioned for accuracy and the interior remains clean with pre-printed lineups. Front cover has several pencil lines drawn at top and both the top and bottom edges have been neatly trimmed. An incredible rarity being offered for the first time publicly, represents one of only two examples which we can confirm to have surfaced (the other also offered within this sale): Strong EX/MT with note to trimming/pencil marks, NM-MT interior ($10,000-$15,000) $19,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 449 Incredibly rare 1915 World Series program (at Philadelphia). Original program issued for game played at the Baker Bowl, scored neatly in pencil for Game 2 which was played October 9. Binding remains near fully intact with the slightest hint of separation at bottom mentioned for accuracy as is the touch of wear at corners/edges. Front cover has pencil marking at top and mild hue of toning throughout. There are a few light surface wrinkles/creases to both front and back. Interior remains clean with pre-printed lineups. A faint vertical center fold has been well pressed out in flat storage for over a century. An incredible rarity being offered for the first time publicly represents one of only two examples which we can confirm to have surfaced (the other also offered within this sale): EX-EX/MT with note to pencil marks, NM-MT interior ($10,000-$15,000 $24,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 450 1915 World Series Game (1) full ticket. Desirable original ticket for game played at the Baker Bowl which featured the venerable Grover Cleveland Alexander leading the Phillies to their only Series win as Babe Ruth made his post-season debut. Fine display qualities giving a better appearance than technical grade would indicate having a touch of wear at corners/edges. Surface creasing/wrinkling throughout with (2) heavier vertical creases. Perforation remains intact but is somewhat weakened: Technical GD-VG ($500-$1,000) $5,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 451 1913 World Series program (at New York). Original program issued for game played at Brush Stadium/The Polo Grounds, scored neatly in pencil for Game (3) which was played on October 9th. Consistent mild age toning throughout covers with minor scattered edge and corner wear. Front cover has small .5" tear at top edge, back has thin 2" strip of paper loss. Bound edge remains approximately 85% intact. Generally clean interior with center scorecard page separated: VG/EX ($2,000-$3,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 452 1912 World Series program (at New York). Original program issued for game played at Brush Stadium/The Polo Grounds, scored neatly in pencil for Game (4) which was played October 11th. Very light scattered age toning and wear to front and back covers with most substantial taking the form of a small .5" tear at top edge. Bounds edge remains intact and the center scorecard has come loose at lower staple (remains affixed at top): Strong EX-EX/MT ($2,000-$3,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 453 1912 World Series program (at New York). Original program issued for game played at Brush Stadium/The Polo Grounds, scored neatly in pencil for Game (1) which was played October 8th. Mild consistent age toning to front and back covers which have very light wear at corners and edges. Front cover has a 1" tear at bound edge which is then separated for 2" below with some creasing/wrinkling on resulting flap. When positioned for display this area appears to have far less damage than is noted. Center scorecard page is separated: Technical GD/VG with greater display value ($1,500-$2,500) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 454 Lot of (2) 1920 Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox scorecards (Joe Jackson's 4th and 5th to last games). Desirable pair of original scorecards from games played at Dunn Field scored neatly in pencil on pre-printed lineups . Joe Jackson played in both and would take part in just (3) more games at the Major League level before his lifetime ban was placed into effect. General scattered toning/wear with some creasing which has greater effect on one scorecard. Cleveland programs of the period were printed on particularly fragile paper stock and the presence of staples in both of these suggest that there were at one time outer pages which are no longer present: Overall VG ($500-$1,000) $303.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 455 Lot of (3) 1916-1923 Pittsburgh Pirates scorecards. Trio of original multi-page scorecards issued for games played at Forbes Field. Includes example with pre-printed lineups vs. Chicago Cubs and handwritten "1916" date on cover. Owner Dreyfus is pictured on cover with team members including Wagner pictured throughout interior; another of similar design with "1917" written on cover and pre-printed lineups vs. New York Giants (including Jim Thorpe); and 1923 dated (in print) example vs. New York Giants. Varying degrees of light to moderate toning/wear with all being generally well preserved. 1934 Has a touch more toning/wear than others: VG-EX ($400-$600) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 456 Lot of (5) 1921-1923 Philadelphia Phillies scorecards. Original multi-page scorecards issued for games played at the Baker Bowl, all neatly scored in pencil for games vs. the New York Giants. Includes 1921, (2) 1922 (although one of these can not be matched to scoring in a game from that season), and (2) 1923. All well preserved with each having handwritten pencil year notation and pair of "X"s on front along with vertical center fold which is well pressed out from years of flat storage. Light general handling wear and light to moderate age toning. One 1922 example has been trimmed neatly at edges: VG-EX ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 457 1914 and 1916 Philadelphia Phillies scorecards. Pair of desirable early scorecards issued for games played at the Baker Bowl, each having the respective manager pictured ornately on designed cover. Includes 1914 example scored neatly in pencil for June 17th game vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. Light toning with more pronounced strip at top front edge. Mild scattered wear with separations at top/bottom of bound edge; 1916 example is scored neatly in pencil for April 12th Opening Day game vs. the NY Giants. G.C. Alexander was on the mound for Philadelphia touching off what may have been his greatest season with the win. Light toning and general scattered handling wear throughout. Small separation at top of bound edge and scorecard page has a few small tears. Both pieces have pair of pencil "X" handwritten on front and vertical folds which have been well pressed out through years of flat storage: VG/EX and EX/MT display value with note to described condition ($500-$1,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 458 Lot of (3) 1913-1915 New York Giants scorecards. Trio of original multi-page scorecards issued for games played at Brush Stadium/The Polo Grounds. All list Jim Thorpe as a rostered team member and the 1915 example has his name written in as having pinch hit. Includes 1913 scored neatly in pencil on pre-printed lineups for May 6th game vs. Cincinnati Reds; 1914 scored neatly in pencil on pre-printed lineups for June 20th game vs. the Reds; and 1915 scored neatly in pencil on pre-printed lineups for April 27th game vs. the Boston Braves. 1913 Has been neatly trimmed at edges and displays areas of moderate toning and surface loss on front and back with vertical center fold. Others have light toning and light/mild scattered handling wear. 1913 and 1915 have small splits at bindings however they remain 80-90% intact: VG-EX ($400-$600) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 459 Highly visual 1906 New York Highlanders vs. Detroit Tigers scorecard. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at Hilltop Park. Scored neatly in pencil for May 24th game with pre-printed lineups including Keeler, Elberfield, Chase, Crawford, and a (19) year old Ty Cobb who was then in just his second season of play. Very well preserved with a hint of light toning and little wear. A horizontal fold at center is not readily apparent when viewing. One of the best cover designs we have encountered: EX ($500-$750) $2,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 460 Highly visual 1906 New York Highlanders vs. St. Louis Browns scorecard. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at Hilltop Park has been scored neatly in pencil on pre-printed lineups. Light toning throughout with light to moderate scattered wear at corners/edges, split from lower to mid binding, and horizontal center crease which has small tear at right edge. One of the most appealing cover designs we have encountered: GD/VG ($500-$750) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 461 1905 New York Giants scorecard with Wee Willie Keeler on cover. Original multi-page program issued for game played at Hilltop Park with Keeler, Conroy, Williams, Anderson, and McGuire pictured on cover. Pre-printed lineups have been written over (as scored in the period) to reflect Clark Griffith taking the mound for New York and the Philadelphia roster is written over a printed Washington version with Eddie Plank pitching for the A's. General light toning throughout with slightly more pronounced discoloration near bound edge which has split from bottom to lower staple. A series related pencil notations written on cover. Mild wear largely takes the form of light wrinkles with minor creases at lower corners: VG-VG/EX ($250-$500) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 462 1905 Brooklyn Superbas vs. New York Giants scorecard with Ebbets on cover. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at Washington Park has Charles Ebbets pictured on the cover who in the same year would purchase a controlling interest in the team. Pre-printed line-ups are scored neatly in pencil for game vs. the Giants. Iron Joe McGinnity lost an exciting game when Brooklyn scored (2) runs in the 9th. Mild toning/wear throughout with a large tear through all pages which extends 3.5" in from the left side. The first inside page has a large later period gummed stamp affixed over tear; stamps of similar size have been removed from the covers with a resulting area of residue and some very minor surface loss: Technical GD ($200-$400) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 465 1904 New York Giants scorecard vs. Brooklyn Superbas. Original multi-page program issued for game played at The Polo Grounds with McGraw, McGann, and Gilbert pictured on cover. Scored neatly in pencil on pre-printed lineups with Mathewson having pitched a 3-1 victory. Mild uneven discoloration to front cover. Light scattered wear at corners/edges along with some isolated wrinkling and small flaws: VG/EX ($250-$500) $650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 466 1904 New York Giants scorecard vs. Boston Beaneaters. Original multi-page program issued for game played at The Polo Grounds with McGraw, McGann, and Gilbert pictured on cover. Scored neatly in pencil for April 29th game in which Hall of Fame pitcher Iron Joe McGinnity and Vic Willis squared off (Giants won 2-1). Well preserved with light wear at corners/edges, small strip of mild toning, and horizontal fold at center: VG/EX-EX ($250-$500) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 467 1904 Brooklyn Superbas vs. New York Giants scorecard with Jack Doyle on cover. Original heavy stock fold over scorecard issued for game played at Washington Park scored neatly in pencil. Jack Doyle (noted as Captain) is pictured on cover and pre-printed lineups include notables Sheackard, McGinnity, and Dahlen. Light scattered wear at corners/edges, horizontal fold at center, and very small tear at left side: VG-VG/EX ($250-$500) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 468 1904 New York Giants scorecard with Griffith and Keeler on cover. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at Hilltop Park with Manager Clark Griffith and Wee Willie Keeler pictured on front. Scored neatly in pencil for May 16th game vs. the Detroit Tigers. Very well preserved with the slightest hint of age toning and incidental scattered wear. Bound edge remains fully intact. Period pencil "Highlanders" notation written on cover: Strong EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 469 1904 New York Giants scorecard with Griffith and Keeler on cover. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at Hilltop Park with Manager Clark Griffith and Wee Willie Keeler pictured on front. Scored neatly in pencil for May 24th game in which Jack Chesbro recorded one of his record (41) wins over the St. Louis Browns. Very well preserved with the slightest hint of age toning. Minimal wear at corners/edges is slightly more pronounced on back. Bound edge remains 99% intact: EX/MT ($300-$500) $1,650.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 470 April 14, 1904 Brooklyn Superbas season opening game scorecard with Ned Hanlon on cover. Original heavy stock fold over scorecard issued for game played at Washington Park scored neatly in pencil. Manager Ned Hanlon vignette portrait appears on front and pre-printed lineups include notables Bresnahan, Mathewson (checked off as pitcher), McGinnity, and Sheckard. Wear throughout with creasing and some scattered small tears: GD ($250-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 471 1904 New York Giants scorecard with Griffith and Keeler on cover (Joss vs. Chesbro). Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at Hilltop Park with Manager Clark Griffith and Wee Willie Keeler pictured on front. Scored neatly in pencil for May 11th game vs. the Cleveland Blues. Pencil notation on front covers notes "Addie Joss wins against Chesbro." Presents a strong EX-EX/MT appearance when positioned for display however the bound edge is approximately 65% split and the interior scorecard is loose and separated into two halves. Light evident wear otherwise: Displays EX-EX/MT with note to described technical condition ($300-$500) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 472 1903 New York Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds scorecard with McGraw pictured on cover. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at The Polo Grounds with John McGraw pictured on cover. Scored neatly in pencil on pre-printed lineups for game vs. the Cincinnati Reds. Displays at high level with just a touch of light corner/edge wear. Lower binding has 1.75" separation. Mathewson and Bresnahan are pictured on inside page. One of the most visually appealing examples of the period: Displays EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 473 1904 New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Athletics scorecard with Griffith and Keeler on cover. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at Hilltop Park with Manager Clark Griffith and Wee Willie Keeler pictured on front. Pre-printed lineups scored neatly (through 8 innings) in pencil for game in which Chesbro (written in) faced Chief Bender. "1904" and "NY Highlanders" written in pencil on front cover which has small strip of toning. Minimal exterior wear otherwise. Interior scorecard is loose and separated into two halves: EX with note to scorecard ($250-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 474 1903 New York Highlanders vs. Philadelphia Athletics scorecard with Griffith pictured on cover. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at Hilltop Park with Clark Griffith pictured on cover and Ban Johnson inside. Scored neatly in pencil for May 4th game in which Hall of Fame pitchers Jack Chesbro and Chief Bender took the mound. Hint of mild consistent age toning with minor chipping at corners/edges. Front cover has small pair of pencil "x"s written on. Highly visual offering fine display qualities: VG/EX-EX ($300-$500) $3,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 475 1903 New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates scorecard with McGraw pictured on cover. Original multi-page scorecard issued for game played at The Polo Grounds with John McGraw pictured on cover. Scored neatly in pencil on pre-printed lineups for May 16th game vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates. Christy Mathewson held Honus Wagner hitless in a 7-3 win. Light corner/edge wear and mild toning. Separation at top and bottom of binding. Mathewson and Bresnahan are pictured on inside page: VG/EX ($300-$500) $950.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 476 1902 New York Giants vs. Boston Beaneaters scorecard. Original early multi-page scorecard issued for game played at The Polo Grounds. Scored neatly in pencil for April 22nd game with pre-printed lineups including notables Van Haltren, Dunn, Doyle, and Vic Willis. Manager Horace Fogel appears on front cover which has light wear confined to lower edge and right corner. Pair of holes punched near bound edge which has small separations at top/bottom. Light toning/discoloration to interior pages: VG/EX-EX with note to holes ($300-$500) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 477 1902 New York Giants season opening game scorecard. Original early multi-page scorecard issued for game played at The Polo Grounds. Scored neatly in pencil for April 17th season opener vs. Philadelphia in which Christy Mathewson pitched a complete game shutout. Manager Horace Fogel appears on front and pre-printed lineups include notables Dunn, Doyle, and Mathewson. Edge/corner wear with some very small chips/tears. A pair of holes appear near bound edge which remains fully intact: VG with note to holes ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 478 1903 Pittsburgh Pirates program vs. The New York Giants (identical to 1903 World Series program). Original scorecard/program issued for game played at Exposition Park scored neatly in pencil for June 3rd game in which Sam Leever shutout Iron Joe McGinnity and the New York Giants. Hint of light consistent age toning and little mentionable wear visible when viewed from the front with exception of a faint horizontal center fold and small "1903" pencil notation. Back cover has a touch more wear in the form of a few scattered surface wrinkles. Neatly trimmed at (3) sides to current measurements of 7.25"x9.5". Identical to the program which was issued by the club for the World Series later that season of which only (2) copies are known. The World Series version is an incredible rarity (the sole copy offered publicly was sold by Hunt Auctions in November of 2011 for $210,000) and this may serve as a placeholder within even the most advanced collections: EX-EX/MT with note to trimmed edges ($400-$600) $1,200.00
 
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