1956 and 1959 Boston Red Sox Team-Signed Ball Collection (3)

Sold For: $470

Auction Year: 2010 spring

Lot: 941

Item Year: 1959

Category: The Sy Berger Collection

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This collection of three Boston Red Sox team-signed balls is comprised of a 1956 ball and two from 1959. 1) 1956. Twenty-seven blue-ink signatures ("5" to "8," averaging "6/7," sixteen of the signatures have taken on a purple hue) on a Boston Red Sox souvenir ball including Williams (clubhouse signature, sweet spot, "7"), Higgins (Mgr., sweet spot), Mauch, Susce, Delock, Zauchin, White, Daley, Consolo, Vernon, Sisler, Klaus, Goodman, Jensen, Malzone, Genert, Parnell, Piersall, and Brewer. Vg-Ex. 2) 1959. Twenty-nine blue-ink signatures ("6" to "10," averaging "7/8," a few display minor bleeding) on an official American League (Harridge) ball including Williams (sweet spot, "8"), Higgins (Mgr., sweet spot), Wertz, York (coach), F. Sullivan, White, Kiely, Jensen, Monbouquette, Malzone, Gernert, Casale, and Daley. Vg-Ex. 3) 1959. Twenty-nine blue-ink signatures ("2" to "9," averaging "7/8") including Williams (clubhouse signature, sweet spot), Higgins (Mgr., sweet spot), York (coach), Malzone, F. Sullivan, H. Sullivan, Stephens, Monbouquette, Sisler, Gernert, Keough, Brewer, Wertz, Runnels, Jensen, Renna, and Daley. Ex. From the Sy Berger Collection. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Total: 3 balls. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $470

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