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1951 New York Giants World Series Program Signed by 29 Participants, Including Mantle, DiMaggio, and Mays.

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,541

This 1951 New York Giants World Series program features the combined signatures of twenty-nine members of the New York Yankees and New York Giants. The cover has been reserved for the three most prominent players represented here, with Joe Dimaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Willie Mays each signing in blue Sharpie. The remaining players have all signed on the interior in blue ink next to their respective images, with the exception of Whitey Ford (signed on the page featuring the managers and coaches). The twenty-six interior signatures are those of Whitey Ford, Tommy Henrich, Jim Turner, Phil Rizzuto, Yogi Berra, Allie Reynolds, Vic Raschi, Ed Lopat, Gene Woodling, Gil McDougald, Jerry Coleman, Joe Ostrowski, Johnny Sain, Johnny Mize, Hank Bauer, Joe Collins, Charlie Silvera, Spec Shea, Billy Martin, Ralph Houk, Art Schallock, Al Dark (black ink), Monte Irvin, Don Meuller, Bobby Thomson, and Sal Yvars. All of the signatures have been flawlessly executed and grade "10." The program (8.75 x 11.75 inches) displays a one-inch horizontal tear along the right border that affects both covers and each page. A number of other small tears, creases, and stains are also evident. In Very Good condition. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $500+.
SOLD FOR $1,541

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