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1952 New York Yankees Sketch Book Signed by 30 Players Including Mantle

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $593

This 1952 New York Yankees sketch book (Yankees yearbook) features the blue-ink signatures of thirty members of the World Champion 1952 New York Yankees. All of the players have signed on the interior, with most having signed next to their respective photo. The signatures featured here are those of Ewell Blackwell, Irv Noren, Tom Gorman, Hank Schaeffer (twice), Whitey Ford, Bill Miller, Andy Carey, Jim Turner, Allie Reynolds, Yogi Berra, Phil Rizzuto, Vic Raschi, Gil McDougald, Ed Lopat, Hank Bauer, Mickey Mantle, Gene Woodling, Johnny Mize, Jerry Coleman, Joe Collins, Johnny Sain, Billy Martin, Joe Ostrowski, Jim McDonald, Bob Cerv, Charlie Silvera, Spec Shea, Ralph Houk, Art Shallock, and one other (signed on the roster page; illegible). All of the signatures have been flawlessly scripted and grade "10." The sketch book (8.5 x 10.75 inches) displays a few minor creases and edge tears to the covers. In Very Good to Excellent condition overall. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $593

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