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Lot # 765 (of 1389)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1956 World Series Ticket Stub and Signed Newspaper from Don Larsen's Perfect Game

Starting Bid - $100, Sold For - $480

Ticket stub from Don Larsen's perfect game, together with a vintage newspaper signed by Larsen and a 1956 Topps baseball card (#332) of Larsen. Larsen's historic performance occurred in Game 5 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium and it remains to this day one of the most memorable moments in baseball history. The ticket stub (4.25 x 2.25 inches), for an "Upper Stand Box Seat," is in Excellent condition overall. The newspaper, a partial copy of the October 9, 1956 Daily Mirror (New York paper), features a two-page centerfold commemorating Larsen's feat, including a photo of Larsen signing a ball for Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley. Larsen has signed the centerfold in blue ink (grading "10") on the O'Malley photo. The paper (23 x 15 inches, unfolded), comprised of forty pages, is incomplete and slightly toned; otherwise it is in Excellent condition. The 1956 Topps card #332 is in Very Good to Excellent condition. Total: 3 items (ticket stub, newspaper, and Topps card). LOA from James Spence/JSA.


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