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Lot # 736 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1961 New York Yankees World Champions Team-Signed Baseball

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $4,406.25

New York Yankees souvenir ball (manufactured by Spalding) signed in blue ink by the following twenty-seven members of the 1961 World Champion New York Yankees: Mantle (sweet spot, clubhouse), Berra (sweet spot), Maris, Ford, Houk, Blanchard, Reed, Sheldon, Turley, DeMaestri, Coates (on ball label), Daley, Boyer, Howard, Gardner, Skowron, Cerv, Lopez, Clevenger, Stafford, Torgeson, Arroyo, Richardson, Kubek, Reniff, Terry, and Murray (batting-practice pitcher). The signatures range in grade from “6” to “10,” averaging “8.” All of the manufacturer’s stampings remain bold and legible. There is a slight indentation along the sweet spot that touches upon the Berra signature and one of the side panels is lightly toned. The ball has been coated with a very light layer of protective shellac. In Very Good to Excellent condition overall. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $4,406.25

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