New York Yankees "Road Account" check, dated February 24, 1978, issued to Mickey Mantle in the amount of $194.00. Signed in blue ink on the front by a Yankees team executive and endorsed "Mickey Mantle" in black ink on the reverse. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, with the Mantle signature graded NM-MT 8. Mantle was a frequent spring-training instructor for the Yankees during the 1970s, especially when his good pal Billy Martin was manager. While not specified, this check was probably issued as reimbursement for some expense during Mantle's coaching tenure that spring. The check (8.5 x 3.5 inches) displays normal bank cancellation stamps on the front and reverse and is in Excellent to Mint condition. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Pre certified by Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero/Beckett Authentication. Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000+.
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