1933 to 1969 World Series Program Collection (20) - Dodgers, Giants, Mets, and Yankees

Sold For: $840

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1917

Item Year: 1933

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Collection of twenty classic World Series programs, spanning the years 1933 through 1969, each featuring one or both of the New York teams (Dodgers, Giants, Mets, or Yankees) as a participant. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1933 Washington Senators (vs. Giants). Scored in pencil to record a 4-0 Senators victory in Game 3. Gd, with some creases, a small edge tears that affects both covers and three interior pages, and some light soiling on both covers. 7.75 x 10.75 inches. 2) 1936 New York Yankees (vs. Giants) with Game 4 ticket stub. Scored in pencil to record a 5-2 Yankees victory in Game 4. Gd, with two pieces of clear tape on the cover, some creases, and light soiling on both covers. The ticket stub grades Fr with a piece of clear tape on the front and pencil notations on the reverse. 9 x 11 inches. 3) 1937 New York Yankees (vs. Giants). Not scored but there is a newspaper clipping glued on each lineup page. Gd, with two corners missing from both covers, creases along the spine and down the center from being folded in half, and spine separation halfway up from the bottom. 9 x 11 inches. 4) 1941 New York Yankees (vs. Dodgers). Not scored but from either Game 1 or 2, which were both played at Yankee Stadium. Vg-Ex, with light creasing. 8.75 x 11 inches. 5) 1943 New York Yankees (vs. Cardinals). Scored in ink to record a 4-2 Yankees victory in Game 1. Vg, with a stain on the front cover along with two interior pages, an edge tear that affects seven pages, and the centerfold is detached from the spine. 9 x 12 inches. 6) 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers (vs. Yankees). Not scored but from either Game 3, 4 or 5, which were all played at Ebbets Field. This program represents Jackie Robinson's first World Series. Gd, with creases on both covers, a large stain on the top of one page, and six interior pages detached from the spine. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 7) 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers (vs. Yankees). Not scored but from either Game 3, 4 or 5, which were all played at Ebbets Field. Vg-Ex, with light creases on both covers. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 8) 1951 New York Giants (vs. Yankees). Not scored, but the date "October 6, 1951" is written in pencil on the upper right corner of the cover, which represents Game 3 at the Polo Grounds. This program represents Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays' first World Series and Joe DiMaggio's last. Vg, with creasing on both the front and back covers. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 9) 1952 New York Yankees (vs. Dodgers). Not scored but from either Game 3, 4, or 5, which were all played at Yankee Stadium. Vg-Ex, with light creasing. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 10) 1953 New York Yankees (vs. Dodgers). Not scored but from either Game 1, 2, or 6, which were all played at Yankee Stadium. Gd, with light creasing on both covers, age toning on the edges of the interior pages, and a two-inch edge tear on the back cover. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 11) 1954 New York Giants (vs. Indians). Scored in ink to record a 3-1 Giants victory in Game 2. Vg-Ex, with light creasing. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 12) 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers (vs. Yankees). Not scored but from either Game 3, 4, or 5, which were all played at Ebbets Field. Gd, with light creasing and surface wear on the covers, a stain on fourteen interior pages, and ink notations on the back cover. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 13) 1955 New York Yankees (vs. Dodgers). Not scored but from either Game 1, 2, 6, or 7, which were all played at Yankee Stadium. Vg, with light creasing and surface wear on the covers, and a small edge tear on the back cover. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 14) 1957 New York Yankees (vs. Braves). Not scored but from either Game 1, 2, 6, or 7, which were all played at Yankee Stadium. Vg-Ex, with light creasing. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 15) 1958 New York Yankees (vs. Braves). Scored in ink to record a 4-0 Yankees victory in Game 3. Vg-Ex, with light creasing and surface indentations from writing on the front cover. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 16) 1960 New York Yankees (vs. Pirates). Scored in ink to record a 10-0 Yankees victory in Game 3. Vg-Ex, with light creasing and the centerfold detached from the spine at the bottom staple. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 17) 1962 New York Yankees (vs. Giants). Not scored but from either Game 3, 4, or 5, which were all played at Yankee Stadium. Vg-Ex, with light creasing and one interior page missing a large piece (a square neatly cut out from the edge). 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 18) 1963 New York Yankees (vs. Dodgers). Not scored but from either Game 1 or 2, which were both played at Yankee Stadium. Vg-Ex, with light creasing. 8.75 x 11.75 inches. 19) 1964 New York Yankees (vs. Cardinals). Scored in ink to record a 2-1 Yankees victory in Game 3. The original owner who attended several games of this series, scored Game 4 and 5 and taped the scoring pages over the preprinted scoring box in the program. Vg-Ex, with light creasing. 8.25 x 11.25 inches. 20) 1969 New York Mets (vs. Orioles). Not scored but from either Game 3, 4, or 5, which were all played at Shea Stadium. Vg, with moderate creasing and a stain along the spine of both covers. 8.25 x 11 inches. Total: 20 programs.
Reserve $500. Estimate $1,500+.


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