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1920-1957 Brooklyn Dodgers Near-Complete Scorecard Collection (35)
Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $829.50
This collection is comprised of a near-complete run of Brooklyn Dodgers scorecards, spanning the years 1920 through 1957, missing only 1921, 1923, 1926, 1929, and 1947 for completion. Unless otherwise noted, all of the scorecards have been neatly scored in pencil. The year for each scorecard is preprinted on the cover. The thirty-five scorecards (which include a few duplicates) represented here are as follows: 1920 (vs. Boston, pencil notations on cover, Vg-Ex), 1922 (vs. Boston, pencil notations on cover, Fr, covers detached), 1924 (vs. Pittsburgh, pencil notations on cover, Fr, with front cover detached, tape residue on covers), 1925 (vs. Philadelphia, Vg), 1925 (vs. Boston, Ex-Mt), 1927 (vs. Pittsburgh, Fr-Gd, with tape repair on exterior and interior), 1928 (vs. Pittsburgh, Gd), 1930 (vs. Philadelphia, not scored, Pr-Fr, all pages and covers separated), 1931 (vs. New York, not scored, Gd-Vg), 1932 (vs. Boston, Fr-Gd, with tape repair on spine), 1933 (vs. Boston, Fr, page and cover separation), 1934 (vs. Philadelphia, not scored, Fr), 1935 (vs. Boston, Fr, page and cover separation), 1936 (vs. Philadelphia, Fr, page and cover separation), 1937 (vs. St. Louis, Ex), 1938 (vs. Chicago, not scored, Ex-Mt), 1939 (vs. Boston, Pr), 1939 (vs. Cincinnati, Ex-Mt), 1940 (vs. Chicago, pen and pencil notations on cover, Ex-Mt), 1941 (vs. Pittsburgh, Fr, page and cover separation), 1942 (vs. Cincinnati, Fr, page and cover separation), 1943 (vs. St. Louis, Ex-Mt), 1944 (vs. Cincinnati, signed on the front and back covers in black fountain pen [grading "8" on average] by twenty-five players, including Bill McKechnie, Bucky Walters, Hans Lobert, and Frank McCormick, not scored, Vg), 1945 (vs. Cincinnati, Gd-Vg), 1946 (vs. Cincinnati, not scored, Gd-Vg), 1948 (vs. Philadelphia, Vg), 1949 (vs. New York, not scored, Gd), 1950 (vs. Boston, not scored, Vg), 1951 (vs. St. Louis, not scored, Ex), 1952 (vs. Pittsburgh, Ex), 1953 (vs. Pittsburgh, Gd-Vg), 1954 (vs. Philadelphia, Ex-Mt), 1955 (vs. New York, not scored, Ex-Mt), 1956 (vs. Cincinnati, Vg), and 1957 (misprinted scorecard with the score sheets for both clubs left blank, Vg). Included with the scorecards are four Dodgers publications: 1) 1950 Brooklyn Dodgers Yearbook (Ex); 2) 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers Yearbook (Vg-Ex, with pencil notations on front); 3) Yearbook-style magazine titled The Dodgers 1941 - Today and Yesterday in Brooklyn Baseball (Vg); 4) 1947 soft-cover publication titled Baseball's Beloved Bums by Joe Hasel. This magazine was published before Jackie Robinson joined the team and includes a special insert featuring Robinson that was added in later publications. (Vg-Ex). Very substantial collection assembled with great care many years ago by a longtime Brooklyn collector. Total: 39 items (35 scorecards and 4 additional publications). Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $829.50
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