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Lot # 1283 (1283 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1956 New York Yankees World Champions Team-Signed Ball

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $720

Official American League (Harridge) ball signed in blue ink by the following twenty-eight members of the 1956 World Champion New York Yankees: Mantle (sweet spot), Stengel (sweet spot), Ford, Berra, Rizzuto, Howard, Turley, Coleman, Grim, Morgan, McDougald, Leja, Noren, Robinson, Byrne, Konstanty, Carroll (black ink), Skowron, Carey, Larsen, Collins, Silvera, Sturdivant, Kucks, Hunter, Bauer, and two others (illegible). This ball was most likely signed during spring training because Frank Leja did not appear on the official roster in 1956. Signatures range from "5" to "9," averaging "8." The ball has been coated with a heavy, uneven application of protective shellac, to which there are a few small chips; otherwise the ball is in Excellent condition. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $720

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