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Back Items For The Auction of November 14th, 2015  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 101 Unique Adirondack double handled baseball bat c.1950s. Interesting curiosity has a thick barrel at center which bears a 1950s style Adirondack centerbrand (along with the name "Bob Dunn" in block letter) and terminates in a bat handle on either end. Measures 36" long with some mild evident useage wear. The first such "bat" we have seen: EX ($500-$750) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 102 Early "Forbes Field" oversized trolley car sign c. 1910s-20s. Substantive cast metal housing has an interior fabric roll which presently displays "Forbes Field" destination through the front glass window. Far larger than those which we typically encounter (and the first Forbes specific example we can recall), the front face of the sign measures 46" long and stands 15" tall. The enclosure rests 6" tall at highest point when laid flat. General usage and age wear throughout, much of this consistent with longer term use and subsequent storage, with a few missing screws/rivets and some flaking to paint: EX ($1,000-$1,500) $6,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 103 Forbes Field attributed section of foul pole. Green painted 23.5" long section of heavy guage metal pole is finished in green with remnants of earlier layers visible below. Written on vintage white paint is text reading, "Right Field Foul Pole, Forbes Field, March 1972." Wear consistent with long term outdoor use can be seen at areas through with some small scattered spots of rust. Includes a sworn affidavit, dated 1994, from the individual whom removed the pole and applied the text: EX ($500-$1,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 104 Vintage "Welcome Orioles" sign c.1950s-60s. Oversized handmade piece done in the style of a banner is on thin wooden board and reads, "Welcome Orioles." The sign measures approx. 10"x94" with cutout mascot logo applied at center of the bottom edge adding a few more inches of depth. Wear includes some ageing and discoloration throughout along with several mounting holes and some other mild edge wear/chipping and surface crazing. The bird's legs have broken off and been reaffixed: VG ($750-$1,000) $1,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 105 Vintage Coca Cola vending cooler c.1950-60s. Classic red painted metal vending cooler with embossed Coca Cola emblem on front retaining its original hinged handles on each end panel. Expected general surface wear including scratching and few minor indentations. Painted wooden undertray included for support of cooler base which has some typical rusting. 18" long: VG-EX ($500-$750) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 106 Vintage Chicago White Sox vendor's shirt. Red and white pinstriped pull over shirt has embroidered "Chicago White Sox" team name on back. "Gordon" makers tag in the collar with size tag worn away. Evident usage wear throughout: EX ($250-$500) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 107a Crosley Field stadium seats. Pair of early flat backed cast iron and wood seats which saw long tenure in Cincinnati’s Crosley Field. With the exception of a few replacement screws, they appear all original with large portions of the painted surface intact. Upper slats have numbers “1” and “2” stenciled on. General usage and strong age wear evident throughout with surface loss, pitting, and rust as expected with long term use and storage: EX $400-$600 $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 107b Rare Hillerich & Bradsby bat rack marquis c.1920s-30s. Original wooden upper portion of a period bat rack is finished in black with matching gilt colored design lettered on either side. It appears likely that the piece was “updated” at one time with paint color touched up. It matches other examples including one which we offered which came directly from the Hillerich & Bradsby Archives. Light scattered wear with some minor chipping/pitting: EX $1,000-$1,500 $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 108 Vintage Baseball themed lamp incl. 1958 Kansas City Athletics team signed ball. Nicely done display piece incorporates sections of a Harry Craft professional model baseball bat (the knob, centerbrand, and facsimile signature portions) which form the body of a lamp. These are set atop a circular wooden base and MacGregor brand Craft signature model glove. Nestled in between is a team signed baseball with approx. (18) visible autographs. Notables incl. Roger Maris, Harry Craft, Bob Cerv, Harry Simpson, and Del Crandall. Ink signatures rate 7 to 8/9 out of 10 and the ball has mild toning and a touch of wear (inherent to the design of the lamp, there is presumed to be a hole drilled through it's center). Stands 19" tall with some light natural ageing. It has been relayed by our consignor that the lamp was made by Harry Craft and served as a functional piece in his home. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX ($500-$750) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 109 Early 1940s Toledo Mudhens professional model road uniform. Gray flannel jersey has "Toledo" lettered across the front and number "20" on back with red and blue sleeve end accents. "Wilson" tag in the collar has adjacent size (46) and "Dry Clean Only" tags. Matching pants are likewise by Wilson (size 38) and have the name "Hitch" written in waistband. Period photography shows the team using this style uniform in 1942 and the number (20) was issued to Johnny Marcum for the 1940-42 seasons. Usage and wash wear evident throughout: EX ($500-$750) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 110 Rare Carl Hubbell endorsed Marathon glove box with glove. Beautifully done original box pictures Carl Hubbell in New York Giants uniform set against a bright orange background with his "Championship Model" noted in pennant flag below. Displays very nicely with scattered mild wear including some wrinkles, light creases, and corner/edge wear. An area at lower right (approx. 2"x3") has been professionally inpainted/restored. Matching right handed glove remains well preserved with limited use/wear and has well defined Hubbell facsimile signature. Choice pairing and one of the more attractive display boxes of the period. Includes custom lucite cover which sits over the box for display: EX-EX/MT display value with note to description ($750-$1,000) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 111 UPDATED DESCRIPTION/ESTIMATE: Rare Pee Wee Reese endorsed Olympic glove box with high grade glove. Scarce original box has a large image of Pee Wee Reese filling the upper surface. On either end is Reese facsimile signature with "Olympic" company name printed above and model/other specifications below. The box retains fine display qualities with wear throughout to include some light to mild creases and wrinkles and chipping/loss at corners and edges. There is small chip missing on one side and larger on opposite. Seams are tape re-enforced from the inside. Matching glove (model G1326) is in like new condition with no mentionable wear. Found within the box is a "Finer Points of Baseball" pamphlet (EX) and a custom lucite cover (which fits over box) is included for display. Notably rare with this being one of a scant few such boxes to have surfaced dating to Reese's earliest years in the Major Leagues: Glove NM, Box see description ($750-$1,250) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 112 High grade 1958 St. Louis Cardinals team signed baseball. Spalding W.Giles Official National League baseball has been signed by (27) incl. Musial, Moore, Boyer, Hutchinson, and others. Ink signatures rate uniformly strong 8-8/9 out of 10 and the ball displays a hint of light even toning. League stampings remain bold and there is a small team/year identifier written on sweetspot. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 113 High grade 1957 St. Louis Cardinals team signed baseball. Spalding F.Frick Official National League baseball has been signed by (29) incl. Musial, Schoendienst, Wilhelm, Boyer, Hutchinson, Moore, Dark, and others. Ink signatures rate uniformly strong 8-9 out of 10 and the ball displays just off white coloration with bold stampings. Uncommonly strong example. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 114 High grade 1953 St. Louis Cardinals team signed baseball. Spalding W.Giles Official National League baseball has been signed by (29) incl. Musial, Schoendienst, Slaughter, and August Busch in his first year as owner of the team. Ink signatures rate uniformly strong 8-8/9 out of 10. Ball is cream colored with no mentionable wear and displays bold stampings. Choice high grade example. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 115 Very strong 1948 St. Louis Cardinals team signed baseball. Spalding F.Frick Official National League baseball has been signed by (23) incl. Musial, Schoendienst, Moore, Marion, Slaughter, and others. Fountain pen signatures rate 8-8/9 out of 10 with (1) lesser (Dickson). Ball has light even toning and retains well defined stampings. Choice example from Musial's MVP season. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($500-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 116 High grade 1947 St. Louis Cardinals team signed baseball. Spalding F.Frick Official National League baseball has been signed by (24) incl. Musial, Schoendienst, Slaughter, Marion, Moore, Garagiola, and others. Fountain pen signatures rate a uniformly strong 8-8/9 out of 10 with (1) or (2) lesser. Ball is a hint off white with a few extremely minor scattered imperfections and retains bold stampings. A vintage year/team identifier is written on in unknown hand. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($500-$1,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 117 1946 St. Louis Cardinals team signed baseball (World Series Champions). Wilson brand "Official American Association" baseball has been signed by (21) incl. Musial, Slaughter, Marion, Garagiola, Moore, Schoendienst, and others. Foutain pen signatures rate 6-8 out of 10 with most falling 7 or better. Ball displays a light even off white coloration and has a period handwritten notation on side reading, "1946 World Series." Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. VG/EX-EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 118 1950 American League All-Star team signed baseball. Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (23) incl. Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio on sweetspot, Larry Doby, Bob Lemon, Bob Feller, Dom DiMaggio, Yogi Berra (twice), George Kell, Bob Doerr, Phil Rizzuto, and others. Period fountain pen and ink signatures generally rate 7 to 8 out of 10 with a very few that have faded to slightly lesser. Ball displays mild even toning. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. EX-NM ($1,000-$2,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 119 1943 St. Louis Cardinals team signed baseball (National League Champions). Spalding F.Frick Official National League baseball has been signed by (24) incl. Stan Musial, Chuck Klein ("Louis Chuck Klein"), Billy Southworth, Marty Marion, Walker Cooper, and others. Fountain pen signatures rate 6/7-7/8 out of 10. Ball displays mild soiling/discoloration and surface wear throughout. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball VG-EX, Sigs. EX-EX/MT ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 120 Warren Giles autographed baseball commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Baseball. Spalding W.Giles ONL baseball has been signed on a side panel, "Warren Giles" in ink rating 7/8 out of 10. Written across the sweetspot is, "On the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of Baseball" with Cincinniati, OH noted below. Signed by (10) others (names not recognizable) whom were presumably part of the festivities. Ball has light toning and well defined stampings. Includes letter of provenance from Louisa Kuhn stating that the ball is from the collection of her husband, Hall of Famer Bowie Kuhn. Auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT ($250-$500) $165.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 121 1958 American League All-Star Team signed baseball. Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (27) incl. Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams on the sweetspot, Early Wynn, Nelson Fox, Casey Stengel, Luis Aparicio, Jackie Jensen, Elston Howard, Whitey Ford, Harvey Kuenn, and others. Ink signatures rate 6/7-8 out of 10 with (3) have faded to lesser. Ball has moderate toning and faded stampings. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. VG-EX/MT ($750-$1,250) $500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 122 Fine 1955 American League All-Star Team signed Harvey Kuenn professional model baseball bat. Louisville Slugger 125 model S5 bat with Kuenn facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 35" long and weighs 32.2oz. Just below the facsimile signature, "1955-All Star Game-Milwaukee" is written in vintage ink and the bat was been signed by (31) A.L. team members in the period. Notables include Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Nelson Fox, Larry Doby, Al Lopez, Early Wynn, Jackie Jensen, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Al Rosen, Mickey Vernon, Vic Power, and others. Autographs are uniformly strong rating 8-8/9 out of 10 with all but (1) done in blue. No evident useage wear can be descerned. An exceptional display piece with note to overall condition quality, placement of Mantle and Williams signatures, and general rarity. Includes LOAs from PSA/DNA (graded A5) and MEARS (grade A7) and auction LOA from JSA: NM ($2,000-$4,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 123 1961 New York Yankees team autographed baseball (World Champions). Lightly toned and clear coated Cronin AL baseball signed by (26) members of the World Champion Yankees to include Mantle, Maris, Berra, Ford, Howard, Kubek, Houk, Terry, Turley, Skowron, Boyer, Richardson, Blanchard, and Arroyo. Sigs range from 6/7 to 8 out of 10. Very fine example from Maris' record breaking 61 home run season. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball: VG-EX, Signatures: Range EX-NM ($3,000-$5,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 124 Hank Aaron and Willie Mays autographed large format photograph. Oversized black and white image has been signed by both Aaron and Mays in marker rating 8/9 out of 10. Visible area is approx. 19"x28.5", framed for display to 34.5"x25" overall. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($300-$500) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 125 1956 New York Yankees team signed baseball (World Series Champions). Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (18) incl. Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra on sweetspot, Enos Slaughter, Billy Martin, Elston Howard, Whitey Ford, Don Larsen, Moose Skowron, and others. Ink signatures rate 7/8-8 out of 10. Ball displays mild toning/discoloration throughout with faded stampings and a touch of light usage wear. Desirable ball as relates to a fabled team which boasted a Triple Crown Winner in Mantle and World Series Immortal in Larsen. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball VG-EX, Sigs. EX/MT-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 126 Lefty O'Doul professional model Coaching era baseball bat c.1950s. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with O'Doul facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 35" long and weighs 37oz. Model number "O1" is factory stamped in the knob and a wooden peg insert on barrel end suggests that it was likely weighted. Uncracked with heavy use and surface wear throughout along with discoloration. An important figure in baseball relative to both the Major and Pacific Coast Leagues, O'Doul was instrumental in introducing the game to Japan and is a member of their Hall of Fame. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: VG-EX ($400-$600) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 127 1958 New York Yankees team signed baseball (World Series Champions). Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (29) incl. Mickey Mantle and Casey Stengel on sweetspot, Elston Howard, Don Larsen, Whitey Ford, Enos Slaughter, Yogi Berra, Tony Kubek, Moose Skowron, and others. Period fountain pen signatures rate 7/8-8 out of 10. Ball displays mild even toning with well defined stampings over which there is a period handwritten team/year identifier. A choice example boasting ideal display qualities. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. EX/MT-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $817.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 128 Yogi Berra professional model baseball bat c.1950-60. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat measures 35" long and weighs 34.4oz. The bat exhibits tremendous use including ball marks, stitching impressions, rack marks, cleat marks, and pine tar residue. Handle of the bat has a professionally repaired crack and the very end of the barrel has also had some minor restoration from dryness. R43 model number is stamped on knob end along with remnants of a period black marker numeral which resembles the #12 indicating the possibility that Gil McDougald used the offered bat in addition to Berra. Fine early playing career exemplar which originated from the family of a Yankees batboy. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions and letter of provenance: EX ($3,000-$4,000) $2,800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 129 1954 New York Yankees team signed baseball. Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (29) incl. Mantle, Slaughter, Rizzuto, Coleman, Berra, Carey, Lopat, Collins, and others. Ford is clubhouse. Ink signatures rate 7-7/8 out of 10. The ball is slightly off white with a few very minor scattered condition imperfections. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 130 1952 New York Yankees team signed baseball (World Series Champions). Reach brand baseball has been signed by (28) highlighted by Mickey Mantle, Casey Stengel, and Phil Rizzuto who all share the sweetspot. Additional signers incl. Billy Martin and Hall of Famers Bill Dickey, Johnny Mize, and Yogi Berra. Fountain pen signatures rate 7-8 out of 10 and the ball is mildly toned/discolored with faded stampings over which there is a vintage handwritten identifier. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball VG-EX, Sigs. EX-NM ($1,000-$1,500) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 131 1950 New York Yankees team signed baseball (World Series Champions). Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (26) incl. Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Johnny Mize, Jackie Jensen, Ed Lopat, Jerry Coleman, Phil Rizzuto, Casey Stengel, Tom Henrich, and others. Fountain pen signatures rate 7-8 out of 10 and the ball is just a hint off white with some light to mild scattered toning. There is some isolated surface wear in a few areas. Stampings have largely faded from view. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. EX-EX/MT ($1,500-$2,500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 132 Fine 1951 New York Yankees team autographed baseball (World Champions). Light cream color Harridge AL baseball signed by (27) members of the World Champion Yankees to include Mantle, Berra, Martin, Rizzuto, Mize, Raschi, McDougald, and Reynolds. DiMaggio is clubhouse signed. Signatures remain in nearly pristine condition ranging from 9-10 out of 10. Exceptional condition specimen originating from the collection of New York Pastor Oswald Hoffman (national radio host) and is being offered for the first time publicly. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball: NM, Signature: Range NM-NM/MT ($1,500-$2,500) $1,700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 133 1948 New York Yankees team signed baseball. Toned baseball has been signed by (23) incl. DiMaggio, Berra, Lopat, Raschi, Houk, Stirnweiss, and others. Fountain pen signatures rate 7-7/8 out of 10. Stampings have faded and ball has a period identifier written across sweetspot. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. EX/MT ($500-$1,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 134 New York Yankees presentational money clip c.1940-50s. Finely crafted gold plated money clip featuring Yankees insignia presenting on an embossed disc with inset red and white enamelwork. Includes an original period Balfour lidded box with "Yankees" gold stenciled logo on top: EX-MT ($1,500-$2,500) $1,100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 135 1950 New York Yankees "World Champions" 10K gold cufflinks. Figural baseball shaped cufflinks each have the "Yankees" top hat logo on front, accented by red, white, and blue stones. Both have "World Champions 1950" lettered on back and are marked, "LGB 10K." Back closures are each a small bat on chain. Touch of light wear mentioned for accuracy. Total weight is (15) grams: EX/MT-NM ($1,500-$3,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 136 1949 New York Yankees team signed baseball (World Series Champions). Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (26) incl. DiMaggio, Dickey (twice), Mize, Coleman, Rizzuto, Martin, Brown, Berra, Lopat, and others. Period fountain pen signatures rate 6/7-7/8 out of 10. Ball displays even toning and a touch of useage wear with faded stampings. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball VG-EX, Sigs. EX-NM ($750-$1,500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 137 1941 New York Yankees World Champions team signed baseball from 1966 reunion. Reach W.Giles Official National League baseball deriving from a 1966 Old-Timers event at Yankee Stadium has been signed by a total of (26) attendees. Of these, (24) were members of the 1941 Yankees Championship team incl. Joe McCarthy, Joe DiMaggio, Lefty Gomez, Phil Rizzuto, Bill Dickey, Joe Gordon, and Earle Combs (Coach). Then N.L. Commisioner Joe Cronin and Babe Pinelli, whom umpired in the 41 Series, have also signed. Ink signatures rate uniformly strong 8-8/9 out of 10. The ball is just a hint off white with slightly faded stampings and has several hand written identifiers. The festivities marked the 25th Anniversary of the Yankees Championship season. Includes auction LOA from JSA: NM ($750-$1,500) $1,575.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 138 1953 Kansas City Monarchs Negro American League Championship autographed photograph. Printed photographic commemorative premium having been signed by (11) members of the Monarchs championship team to include Sherwood Brewer, Ernie Banks, Buck O'Neil, and Ernest Johnson. Signatures range from 7-10 out of 10. 8"x10" matted and framed. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($500-$1,000) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 139 1954 Jackie Robinson autographed "Major League All-Stars Barnstorming Tour" program. Original program issued for the "Jackie Robinson All-Stars Tours" and partially scored for a game played between his team and another comprised of "Negro League All Stars." Joining Robinson were fellow Major Leaguers Gil Hodges, Luke Easter, and Ralph Branca. Both Easter and Robinson have signed on their respective biographical pages in period fountain pen rating 8 (Robinson) to 8/9 (Easter) out of 10. Program displays corner and edge wearing including small tears and chips along with mild to moderate discoloration to areas throughout. The bound edge remains largely intact with a separation at bottom from lower corner to staple. There are a pair of small stray ink marks on the interior page facing the one which Robinson has autographed. Of noted rarity with this being one of a scant few examples we have seen signed. Includes full LOA from PSA/DNA: Program GD, Sigs. NM ($1,500-$2,500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 140 Rare Jackie Robinson's All-Stars pennant c.1950s. Scarce souvenir from Robinson's famed barnstorming team has screened on titling and Robinson, Campanella, Newcombe, and Doby player names. Measures 25.5" long with a touch of light discoloration and some light wear incl. pair of small pinholes from mounting and the very tip of pointed end is missing. Seldom offered with this being only the second we have offered at auction in many years: EX-EX/MT ($1,500-$2,500) $1,466.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 141 Roy Campanella, Larry Doby, and Don Newcombe autographed baseball c.1940s. Lightly soiled baseball has been signed by the historic trio whom appeared, along with Jackie Robinson, as the first African American players in an All-Star Game. All are done in period fountain pen rating 7/8-8 out of 10 and are situated such that they can all be seen at the same time when positioned for display. Mild usage wear evident throughout with stampings largely faded. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball VG-EX, Sigs. EX/MT-NM ($1,000-$1,500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 142 Rare Negro League All-Star Game pennant c.1940s. Full sized blue felt pennant (28" long) with screened on batter graphic and text which reads, "Comiskey Park+East vs. West All-Star Baseball Game." Displays as a high grade example with screened on portions essentially uneffected by wear. There is a hint of discoloration to left edge and very small amount of thinning/loss to material near pointed end. Comiskey Park was the site of many Negro League All-Star Games (known as East vs. West Games) and over the years hosted most of the most notable and Hall of Fame caliber players to have spent time in the League: EX-EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $550.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 143 1943 "Satchel Paige Day" Negro League program. Original scorecard issued for July 18, 1943 games which were played at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Paige is pictured on the cover in Kansas City Monarchs uniform and (4) players from the participating teams are shown on back. Unscored with pre-printed lineups for a Birmingham Black Barons vs. Cincinnati Clowns and New York Cubans vs. Memphis Red Sox double-header. Wear throughout includes chipping and small tears, a larger tear which has been professionally repaired from the inside, horizontal crease, some additional creases/wrinkles, and some light moisture staining. Exceedinly rare and possibly a unique survivor: see description ($750-$1,000) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 144 Satchel Paige single signed baseball. Rawlings "Official League" baseball has been signed on the side panel, "Best Wishes from Satchel Paige." Blue ink signature rates 8-8/9 out of 10 and the ball has some mild toning throughout. An outstanding example with strong contrast. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($2,000-$3,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 145 New York Black Yankees souvenir pennant c.1940s. Red felt pennant with screened on titling and game action graphics as relates to the famed Negro League team. Color has faded a touch and there is a small black spot at middle of the lower edge. Missing the very tip of pointed end: EX ($750-$1,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 146 New York Black Yankees vs. Indianapolis Clowns Negro League advertising broadside c.1940s. Desirable original as issued to promote a game taking place at Hazelhurst Ball Park in Mississippi features images or renderings of well known players Prince Jo Henry, King Tut, Spec Bebop, and Natureboy Williams. Well illustrated with green and red color background accents and alternating blue and black text at top. Moderate toning and/or other discoloration throughout (some likely the result of moisture) along with wear to include some edge tears. There is a chip at lower left along with a small section which is held on by tape applied to the back. The sign measures 14"x22" and is framed to 15"x23.5" overall: VG-EX ($750-$1,000) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 147 Outstanding Kansas City Monarchs vs. Harlem Stars Negro League advertising broadside c.1940s. Rare period original pictures the Legendary Satchel Paige and his Monarchs team, slated to face Goose Tatum and the Harlem Stars at Victory Field in Indianapolis. Tatum would later gain fame in his own right as a seminal member of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team. Well preserved with mild to moderate toning throughout and wear essentially confined to the edges. Measures 15"x23.5" in frame. An exceptional example picturing two of the most notable African American atheletes of their time: EX ($1,000-$2,000) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 148 Kansas City Monarchs vs. Memphis Red Sox Negro League broadside c.1940s. Heavy cardboard stock advertising display done in vibrant red, green, and blue color scheme was issued to promote a game taking place at Katy Park in Texas. A series of holes throughout are the result of mounting and there is other scattered wear incl. chipping and loss, creases, and some tears. Approx. 14"x22", framed to 15.5"x24" for display: see description ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 149 Rare Brooklyn Eagles pennant c.1935. Full sized red felt pennant with screened on titling has some mild discoloration to a few areas at edges. A seldom offered piece as relates to the team for which only (1) season of play is recorded in 1935: EX ($500-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 150 Fine Josh Gibson bronze statue by Harry Webber. Museum quality casting depicts Josh Gibson in fluid game action. The piece stands an impressive 25" tall atop alabaster and wood base which has a name placard affixed at front. Although numbered "1/25" within the work, it is believed that very few of these were completed and we are unable to find record of another becomming available. With regard to skill in execution, large size, and important subject matter, this ranks among the better bronze sculptures we have offered: NM ($5,000-$7,500) $9,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 151 "House of David+Championship Traveling Baseball Team" advertising broadside c.1930s. Scarce multi-colored piece promoting to well known barnstorming team with pictures of prominent players throughout. Mild wear to corners and edges with some light toning throughout. The central portion remains essentially "as issued." Measures 14"x22": EX/MT ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 152 Negro League player autographed Louisville Slugger professional model baseball bat (approx. 100 signatures). Early dash-dot-dash 125 model bat (c.1917-21) has the name "Thomas" block lettered into the barrel and displays mild usage wear with a taped over handle crack. It has been signed throughout the entire surface (end to end) by approx. (100) former Negro League players with notables to include Monte Irvin, Leon Day, Double Duty Radcliffe, Max Manning, Toni Stone, Edsall Walker, Nap Gulley, Sherwood Brewer, Superman Pennington, Mahlon Duckett, Wilmer Fields, Buck O'Neil, Minnie Minoso, Lester Lockett, Stanley Glenn, Sam Jethroe, and a host of others. Marker signatures rate 7 to 9/10 out of 10. An extremely aggresive undertaking and one of the most complete we have ever offered. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: Bat EX, Sigs. EX/MT-NM ($1,000-$1,500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 153 Buck Leonard autographed c.1930s professional model "Leonard" bat. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat measures 34.5" long and weighs 36.8oz. The name "Leonard" has been block lettered into the barrel and it is signed "Buck Leonard" in marker rating 8 out of 10. Markings are deeply impressed and well preserved while the bat itself display useage wear throughout with substantial nail repaired damage to the back of the barrel. While the labeling period would slightly overlap with the earliest portions of Leonard's career, including his first seasons with the legendary Homestead Grays, it is more than likely that it was not produced for his use, rather made for someone sharing the last name. Regardless, it serves as a fine display piece and a suitable alternative to a game bat which is not likely to surface. One of the Negro League's most prominent players, Leonard played in the shadow of Jos ($1,000-$2,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 154 Cum Posey autographed 1932 Homestead High School Diploma. Original diploma (large format, 16"x21") issued to a student at the school is signed by Director "C.W. Posey" in ink at the bottom along with other school officials. Signature rates 9 out of 10. Mild general wear/toning including some surface soiling at both ends which could be easily cleaned if so desired. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Sig. NM, Diploma VG-EX ($750-$1,250) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 155 Cum Posey autographed 1934 Homestead High School Diploma. Original diploma (large format, 16"x21") issued to a student at the school is signed by Director "C.W. Posey" in ink at the bottom along with other school officials. Signature rates 9 out of 10. Mild general wear/toning including some surface soiling at both ends which could be easily cleaned if so desired. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Sig. NM, Diploma VG-EX ($750-$1,250) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 156 Rare William H. Pierce (Negro League) c.1915-20 vault marked professional model game bat. Spalding brand bat with "Hand Turned No.200" centerbrand stampings originates from the Louisville Slugger vaults and has been side written in grease pencil, "Wm. H. Pierce." The date which appears thereafter can not be fully deciphered but begins "5-6-2." A large portion of the original paper mailing label remains on barrel (toned/discolored and no longer readable) and a "C" is stamped at barrel end. Usage wear evident throughout with a large crack that is partially secured with several nails. Pierce played from 1910-26 with a number of well known Negro League teams including the Philadelphia Giants, Baltimore Black Sox, and Detroit Stars. Noted for his abilities as a catcher, it is presumed that the "C" in barrel denoted his position. An exceedinly rare piece of well documented early Negro League equipment. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,000-$2,000) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 157 Fort Wayne Daisies lot of (4) pieces to incl. 1950 team ball and (3) 1947-48 publications. Includes J. deBeer & Son "Official Girls' Baseball" has been signed by (19) incl. Manager Max Carey and players Thelma Eisen, Wilma Briggs, and others. Ink signatures rate 6/7-7 out of 10 and the ball displays light toning; 1947 yearbook with some minor spotting and a light vertical fold at center; and (2) 1948 scorecards, both unscored, with (1) having light wear and the other with cover separated from contents and an area of discoloration/loss at top front. Includes auction LOA from JSA: GD-EX/MT ($300-$500) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 158 1913 Homestead Grays large format team photograph with Cum Posey. Important early photograph shows Hall of Famer Posey with the team he had founded just one year prior and would grow into one of the most storied Negro League teams in history. Sepia toned image portion measures 7.75"x9.5" matted and framed with some light general soiling, a small amout of spotting which effects the middle of the lower half, and some discoloration to lower right corner. There is a chip to each left side corner and another (on left) which is below a very small tear. One small spot of loss appears over the printed in text/titling at bottom. The larger cabinet mount backing has wear and chipping/loss throughout. This, and the bulk of all other noteworthy wear, is not visible when the piece is framed for display. Exceedinly rare with less than five, and perhaps no more than three, examples having surfaced: Displays EX ($4,000-$6,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 159 1940s All-American Girls (AAGPBL) ephemera (4 pieces) incl. Dottie Kamenshek signed schedule. Includes paper fold over 1944 AAGPBL season schedule (light toning and a touch of wear with fold lines as intended, holes are punched at one side); heavy stock 1949 AAGPBL season schedule which has been signed at lower front "Dottie Kamenshek Rockford Peaches 1943-53 HOF 88" (touch of light wear, sig. rates 8/9 out of 10); late 1940s rain check ticket (team not specified) listing Max Carey as President of the League (mounting residue on back); undated c.1940s "Official Girls' Baseball Rules" book. Pencil notation on lower front cover reads "our rules book." Light general handling wear with mounting residue on back. ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 160 1949 Ruth Richard Rockford Peaches AAGPBL contract (Championship season). Rare original contract as executed by Richard and the Peaches for her services during the 1949 season. Richard was one of the best known and most talented players in the AAGPBL appearing in (6) All-Star Games and was a member of (4) Rockford Peaches Championship teams. This "Player Copy" (as noted in typed at upper right front) has been signed inside by Richard, on the player line, with Hall of Famer Max Carey on the "President" line above. Both are done in period fountain pen rating 9-9/10 out of 10. Light general handling and storage wear with typical mailing folds and an additional vetical fold at center which has been well pressed out through years of flat storage. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Contract EX, Sigs. NM/MT ($750-$1,000) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 161 Includes July 12, 1946 Grand Rapids Chicks multi-page program (if there was a scorecard page at center it is no longer present); Racine Bells vs. South Bend Blue sox scorecard (at South Bend) with 1946 written on cover along with some additional notations inside; 1948 Peoria Redwings vs. Rockford Peaches scorecard (at Peoria) which is neatly scored in pencil; late 1940s Springfield Sallies vs. South Bend Blue Sox scorecard (at South Bend) (some ink marks/notations on cover); and late 1940s Muskegon Lassies scorecard (unscored). Varying degrees of wear throughout: GD-EX ($400-$600) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 162 "League of Their Own" prop jacket autographed by Dollie Niemiec. Long sleeved jacket done in similar style to that worn in the period has "A-A GPBL" patch on front chest. It was worn in the landmark film "League of Their Own" and later signed by the former player. Black ink signature rating 8 out of 10 reads in full, "Dolly Niemiec Konwinkski, Grand Rapids Chicks 1949-52." Light evident usage wear. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Sportsrobe: EX ($300-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 163 Rare 1952 Fort Wayne Daisies team autographed photographic scorecard with Jimmie Foxx (AAGBBL Champions). Original scorecard as issued for the league championship between the Daisies and the Rockford Peaches featuring a large 11"x17" interior foldout team photo of the champion Daisies. The image has been autographed by the entire Daisies team in blue fountain pen along with Hall of Fame manager Jimmie Foxx. Signatures range from 8-9/10 out of 10. Program has some light general handling wear and several tape stains on one half. Choice autographed display piece from the short lived yet historic women's baseball league. Tastefully displayed in a double glazed custom wooden frame which stands atop a matching base (20.5" tall with 5"x28.5" footprint). Mounted below are a vintage snapshot of Ruth Richard (signed in ink rating 7/8 out of 10) and a real photo postcard of the "World Champions All American Womans Baseball Club." Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX-NM ($1,000-$2,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 164 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers National League Championship commemorative black bat. Vintage presentational bat having gold impressed player names and facimile signatures with green block letter titling. Very nice overall condition with some minor flaws largely situtated on the handle portion. Small spot of residue on knob: EX/MT ($400-$600) $425.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 165 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers World Championship commemorative black bat. Vintage presentational bat having gold impressed player names and facimile signatures with green block letter titling. Displays as a high grade example with some light/mild scattered wear. Upon closer examination it is evident that some scratches and nicks have likely had color filled in. These are generally very small areas and when properly positioned have little overall effect. Small area of residue on knob: see description ($400-$600) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 166 High grade 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers National League Championship commemorative black bat. Vintage presentational bat having gold impressed player names and facimile signatures with green block letter titling. Well preserved example with little mentionable wear displays in near "like new" condition. Very small imperfection effects only the Jake Pitler facsimile signature and there is a small spot of residue on knob: EX/MT-NM ($400-$600) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 167 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers National League Championship commemorative black bat. Vintage presentational bat having gold impressed player names and facimile signatures with green block letter titling. Light to mild scattered surface wear effects only the black portions: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 168 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers National League Championship commemorative black bat. Vintage presentational bat having gold impressed player names and facimile signatures with green block letter titling. Moderate wear throughout with what appear to be some areas where black color has been filled in or gone over. Highly desirable year and infrequently offered: VG ($300-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 169 1941 Brooklyn Dodgers National League Championship commemorative black bat. Vintage presentational bat having gold impressed player names and facimile signatures with green block letter titling. Very nice overall condition with some light scattered surface wear and small area of residue on knob: EX/MT ($300-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 170 Pee Wee Reese autographed professional model baseball bat c.1950s. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with Reese facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 34" long and weighs 32.8oz. Model number "S100" is factory stamped in the knob. Usage wear is evident throughout with some grain swelling/separation to back of barrel. A substantial crack has been repaired in the handle area. Signed "Pee Wee Reese" in marker rating 8/9 out of 10. A nice career contemporary display piece which was Louisville Slugger "stock" Reese model in the period. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: Bat EX, Sig. NM ($1,000-$2,000) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 171 Duke Snider autographed and stat inscribed Louisville Slugger professional model baseball bat c.1961-64. Louisville Slugger 125 model baseball bat with Snider facsimile signature burned into the barrel measures 34.5" long and weighs 33oz. Usage wear is evident throughout with grain swelling and a large repaired crack which runs from handle to near the barrel stampings. There has been filler added in several places as part of the repair process and the surface cleaned. Signed "Edwin Duke Snider" in marker rating 9/10 out of 10 with (7) statistics inscribed below. Snider game bats are notably rare with this "Pro Stock" alternative, signed in extremely desirable manner, being an ideal alternative. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: Bat EX, Sig. NM ($1,500-$3,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 172 Lot of (2) 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers "World Champions" pennants. Desirable pair includes 26" blue felt pennant with "Dodgers" team logo set atop "World Champions" titling. Discoloration/fading throughout along with mild wear, pinholes from mounting, and loss to tassles; full sized (30") pennant with bum wearing crown graphic to the left of "Brooklyn Dodgers World Champions" titling. Discoloration and fading throughout (now displaying as a light brown) with mild scattered wear: GD-VG ($500-$750) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 173 Rare Jackie Robinson souvenir pennant c.1940s-50s. Red felt pennant with "Dodgers" team name lettered on has a "Jackie Robinson" facsimile signature displayed beneath likeness of a player in action. In fine overall condition with a hint of light toning and little mentionable wear. Measures 23" long with very tip of pointed end missing. One of a small number we have offered in a great many years: EX/MT ($1,000-$1,500) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 174 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers "World Champs" pennant with Ebbets Field graphic. Felt pennant measuring approx. 26" long has a color graphic of Ebbets Field at left side with "World Champs B'KLYN. Dodgers" titling. Color has faded throughout and there is mild toning. Scattered wear includes fraying at top edge and tip of pointed end (which also has some loss): GD ($250-$500) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 175 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees "League Champions" pennants (2). Attractive pair of similar style team roster scroll pennants, each having colorized mascot graphic. Housed in matching 20.5"x34" frames with visible wear to include some fading/discoloration, wrinkles, and some small cracks within screened no portions. Dodgers pennant has small hole/area of loss below and slightly effecting the word "Champions.": GD and EX-EX/MT with greater display value ($500-$750) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 176 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers "National League Champions" pennant. Appealing blue felt pennant (27.5") has a large Bum mascot graphic beside, "Brooklyn Dodgers National League Champions 1955" titling. At left edge is a team roster scroll listing player last names. Body have a few scattered areas of light discoloration and there are (3) small tack holes, each surrounded by small circle of rust, at tip and left edge from mounting: EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $218.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 177 1961 Jackie Robinson autographed photograph and related letter (both signed). Black and white 8"x10" photograph has been signed in fountain pen "Sincerely Jackie Robinson" with lengthy personalization reading, "9-18-61, To Donald with best wishes. Thanks so very much for your nice letter it was most encouraging." The signature rates 7/8-8 out of 10 with some minor imperfections to the sentiment above. An additional notation at lower left reads, "Best Regards, Mr Mc" (written in unknown hand) and there is an "Neuman Studio" stamp on back. Included typewritten letter on Chock full O' Nuts stationary reads in part, "Dear Donald: The enclosed picture was taken last summer...Carl Erskine is the other fellow in the Dodger Uniform. Your letter was well recieved. Thank you for your thoughts." Signed in ink "Jackie" rating 9/10 out of 10. Both pieces have faint impression from paper clip in upper left corner, touch of very light wear to photo. Includes full LOAs from PSA: EX/MT-NM ($2,000-$3,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 178 1969 Jackie Robinson autographed personal check. March 27, 1969 dated check has been filled out in his hand and signed "Jackie Robinson." Black ink signature rates 7/8-8 out of 10. Tastefully framed for display (19.5"x21" with black and white photo mounted above), there is a touch of wear visible incl. a pair of very faint creases and small spec of paper loss at lower edge. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT-NM ($750-$1,000) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 179 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers World Champions 14K gold pendant. Heart shaped pendant has an applied portion at center which losely mirrors the top face of Championship rings which were presented by the Dodgers to players and key team personelle. A blue stone at center is flanked by "Brooklyn World Champions" text around the beveled edge. "Dodgers" team name is engraved on the back along with year, "1955." A small amount of the blue enamel which at one time filled these markings remains present. Marked "Dieges & Clust 14K" at bottom. The pendant displays moderate wear and weighs (10) grams: EX ($2,000-$4,000) $990.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 180 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers team photo souvenir pin. Rare 3.5" pin displaying a sepia toned team photo and "Brooklyn Dodger 1952 National League Champions" text on front. Light toning and a hint of wear including a few very small indentations some light scuffs. Generally clean example of this desirable pin which is seldom offered: VG-EX ($400-$600) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 181 Rare 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers team composite souvenir pin. Seldom offered 3.5" souvenir pin featuring individual player photos including Jackie Robinson during his historic Rookie season. There is some mild spotting throughout the front and more pronounced rust staining on lower edge and the upper left. Rust also appears on the back and it is presumed that the pin was exposed to moisture at some point. Likely issued for sale at the 1947 World Series as there exists a similar Yankees pin which also notes the team as "Champions" with no League designation. A notable rarity, almost never offered: GD-VG ($500-$1,000) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 182 "I'm Rooting For Jackie Robinson" souvenir pin c.1947. Desirable 1.75" pin complete with original red, white, and blue ribbon. Touch of light toning/spotting on front along with a hint of wear: EX-EX/MT ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 183 Jackie Robinson souvenir pin c.1947. Seldom offered 1.75" pin is captioned "Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers" at bottom however he is shown in a uniform style which would have been worn by another team. Light toning and mild wear with some spotting around the edges and rust on back. Original red, white, and blue ribbon remains attached along with plastic bat/ball charm: VG-EX ($300-$500) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 184 Magnificent Brooklyn Dodgers "National League Champions" Ebbets Field stadium flag c.1955. Period piece offered for the first time publicly originates from a descendant of the original recipient whom relates that it was obtained by her father, from an Ebbets Field grounds crew member, following the 1955 World Series. White silk body is accented with red edges and has "Dodgers Champions National League" lettered on either side in blue. Well preserved with mild age toning throughout along with some additional spotting. There is a small (approx. 1") tear to the material near upper pointed end. The body measures 35"x70" at extremes and the original wooden pole, with metal finial at top, is 53" long. A noteworthy and significant artifact as relates to one of the most celebrated teams in baseball history: EX ($7,500-$10,000) $4,950.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 185 Late 1940s Jackie Robinson souvenir pin. Scarce 1.75" pin remains very well preserved with little mentionable wear to front and a touch of light rust on back. The red, white, and blue ribbon along with several period charms remain affixed: EX/MT ($400-$600) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 186 "I'm For Jackie" souvenir pin c.1940s-50s. Original 1.75" pin displaying a very slightly off white coloration with little mentionable wear has a touch of rust on back: EX/MT ($200-$400) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 187 1941 "Brooklyn Dodgers Official" tie-pin. Diminutive circular scalloped edge pin has blue colored edge which reads, "Brooklyn Dodgers." At center is a protruding figural baseball with "Official" lettered on between laces. Attached by a small chain to additional pin backed piece which is done to represent the year, "41." Touch of light natural ageing and wear: EX ($200-$400) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 188 Rare Jackie Robinson souvenir pennant c.1947. Extremely desirable pennant being one of the great player endorsed examples of the period. Features "Brooklyn Dodgers" titling and likeness which is captioned below, "Jackie Robinson 1st Baseman." Given that his sole season playing first was his 1947 Rookie campaign it can be concluded that is was more than likely issued that year. Green felt body (28" long) is well preserved with some very minor loss to screened on portion that appears mostly to be the result of some light fold lines. These have been well pressed out through years of flat storage. Seldom offered with this being one of a very limited number we have seen or handled: EX-EX/MT ($1,500-$2,500) $3,750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 189 1951 Brooklyn Dodgers team roster pennant. Uncommon 26.5" blue felt pennant has screened on batter graphic along with "Dodgers" titling with player names listed below. Strong condition example showing a hint of extremely minor toning and virtually no mentionable wear: EX/MT-NM ($400-$600) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 190 1950 Brooklyn Dodgers team roster pennant. Rare red felt pennant (29") has "Dodgers" team name screened on in large block letter with a scroll graphic to the left which lists player names. Strong condition overall with a few extremely minor flaws to body and some discoloration to left white edge. There is some loss to tassles: EX/MT ($300-$500) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 191 Brooklyn Dodgers "National League Champions" pennant c.1950s. Full sized blue felt pennant (28.5") has a rarely seen smoking bum mascot graphic at left end, situtated atop "Dodgers" team name in scripted logo font. Displays beautifully as a high grade example with a hint of toning at left edge. The top of pointed end has partially separated and been reaffixed from the back with some clear glue: EX/MT display value ($200-$400) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 192 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers team roster pennant. Seldom offered 27.5" purple felt pennant has screened on team roster surrounding a crossed bats and baseball graphic which is has "Brooklyn Dodgers National League" text within. To the right is a batter graphic and "Dodgers" in scripted logo font. Moderate soiling/discoloration throughout along with wear to include some small holes and chips of material loss: GD ($300-$500) $450.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 193 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers "World Champions" phantom pennant. Full sized red felt pennant has screened on team roster scroll, bum mascot graphic, and "Brooklyn Bums World Champions 1949" text. Moderate wear is evident throughout with a few very small holes at edges, missing upper tassles, discoloration to the lower tassles which remain, and a missing tip of pointed end. Seldom offered: GD-VG ($300-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 194 Brooklyn Dodgers "Our Champs" pennant c.1940s. Felt pennant (29.5" long) having screened on batter graphic is lettered, "Brooklyn Dodgers Our Champs." Color has faded throughout and there is some light consistent discoloration. Touch of light wear otherwise largely in the form of pinholes from mounting: GD-VG ($200-$400) $100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 195 UPDATED DESCRIPTION/ESTIMATE:Don Newcombe autographed professional model baseball bat c.1950s. Louisville Slugger 125 model bat with "Newcombe" block lettered into the barrel measures 35" long and weighs 31.1oz. Model number H172 is stamped in the knob. Usage wear is evident throughout with ball and cleat marks along with some other surface wear. A handle crack has been repaired and tape removed with some resulting discoloration. Signed in marker "Don Newcombe" rating 9 out of 10 and inscribed with numerous career related stats. A key member of the Dodgers pitching rotation throughout the 1950s, he was until recently the only man in history to have earned Rookie of The Year, Most Valuable Player, and Cy Young Awards. Very uncommon Dodger game bat nubering as one of only a few surviving examples. Includes auction LOA from JSA and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($2,000-$4,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 196 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers team signed baseball. Spalding F.Frick Official National League baseball has been signed by (28) incl. Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Pee Wee Reese, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Don Newcombe, Ralph Branca, and others. Burt Shotten (sweetspot) is clubhouse. Period fountain pen signatures rate 6/7 to 8 out of 10 and the ball has mild toning and a vintage coat of shellac to aid in perservation. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX-EX/MT, Sigs. EX-NM ($1,000-$2,000) $900.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 197 UPDATED DESCRIPTION/ESTIMATE: Rare 1955 Ed Roebuck Brooklyn Dodgers professional model home jersey (World Championship season). Cream colored home jersey has "Dodgers" letter across the front in scripted logo front with the number "37" below. Number also appears on back. In the collar is a "Rawlings" tag noting size (42) and the name "Roebuck" is embroidered on front tail. Wash tag inside has a "Set 1 1955" flag tag attached. Useage and wash wear evident throughout with a few scattered moth holes. Exceedingly rare, this is one of only a handful of surviving 1955 Dodgers jerseys and perhaps the only rostered player home example we can cite as having surfaced in many years. Long one of the prized pieces in an extensive Dodger collection. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($4,000-$6,000) $7,500.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 198 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers professional model home uniform issued to Milt Stock. Cream colored jersey with "Dodgers" team name across the front in scripted logo font has number "27" on back in matching blue felt. "Rawlings" manufacturer's tag appears in the collar with "Dry Clean Only" and size "42" tags below. "Blades 49" is embroidered on front tail as Ray Blades had worn 27 the previous season but did not make it back for 1949. The jersey was instead issued to Milt Stock for use as a coach. Matching pants (size 36) tagged in similar fashion and have handwritten black marker "27" in waistband. Evident usage and wash wear throughout with some staining/discoloration. Very well preserved overall and a rare opportunity to acquire an early matched uniform with particular note to popularity of the team it represents. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($1,500-$2,500) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 199 1948 Brooklyn Dodgers (and others) "Opening Day" autographed baseball. Spalding F.Frick Official National League baseball has been signed by (10) incl. Jackie Robinson, Arky Vaughan, Hugh Casey, Frank Frisch, Pee Wee Reese, Gil Hodges, Dick Whitman, Rex Barney, Leo Durocher, and (1) other non-player. Fountain pen signatures rate 7/8-8 out of 10. Ball display soiling and usage wear with period notation which reads "Opening Game Polo Grounds 1948." Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball EX, Sigs. EX/MT ($750-$1,000) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 200 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers National League Champions souvenir necktie. Vintage period necktie done in blue fabric has Brooklyn and Dodger team name pennants screened on along with player last names. Captioned at the bottom, "National League Champions 1947." Touch of light natural age toning and wear: EX/MT ($200-$400) $600.00
 
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