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Lot # 842 (of 1512)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1951 New York Giants National League Champions Team-Signed Ball

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,080

Spalding "Official League" ball signed in blue ink by the following 25 members of the National League Champion New York Giants: Mays, Irvin, Thomson, Rigney, Koslo, Rapp, Mueller, Williams, Stanky, Yvars, Westrum, Lohrke, Kennedy, Maglie, Noble, Hartung, Jones, Spencer, Dark, Lockman, Jansen, Schnez, Hearn, Corwin, and one other (illegible). The Durocher signature on the sweet spot is a stamped facsimile (common for Giants team balls from this era). The date, "8-29-51," is written in faded blue ink on the sweet spot. The Giants defeated the Pirates 3-1 at the Polo Grounds on that date. The signatures are all fairly uniform in grade, averaging "7." The manufacturer's stampings are faded, but remain legible. In Excellent condition overall. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $1,080


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