Goldsmith “Official League” ball signed in either blue or black ink by the following 19 members of the 1950 World Champion New York Yankees: Berra, Mize, Rizzuto, Lopat, Ostrowski, Mapes, Reynolds, Bauer, Ferrick, Silvera, Woodling, Raschi, Brown, Henrich, Page, Houk, Sanford, and two others (illegible). The ball has also been signed by Lefty Gomez and George Selkirk (sweet spot). The signatures of Joe DiMaggio (sweet spot), Tommy Byrne, and Joe Collins have been deemed clubhouse examples by JSA and Beckett Authentication.
Signatures range from “2” to “8,” averaging “6.” The ball has been coated with a heavy layer of protective shellac; otherwise it is in Excellent condition overall. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Pre certified by Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero/Beckett Authentication. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).
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