1946 Joe "Ducky" Medwick Game Worn Brooklyn Dodgers Jersey....
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Dallas, TX 75219
The classic style will be familiar to even the casual fan, a simple blue felt "Dodgers" scripted across the chest, with number "16" boldly applied to verso. Interior collar holds "Spalding" label above size "44 Regular" and "Dry Clean Only" tags, underscored by an embroidered "J. Medwick" swatch. "Fat strap" grommet holes frame the sixth button from the top, giving way to an embroidered number "46" at lower left front tail indicating year of issue. Though zipper fronts were the norm for the '46 Bums, Medwick is documented as one of the few to opt for the classic button-down style instead, a fact confirmed by Getty image #50502085 as noted in accompanying MEARS paperwork. The MEARS experts characterize the wear as "moderate" and note only half-point reductions for a missing button and minor staining and a light tear in their assignment of an A9 grade for this Cooperstown-quality relic. A rare opportunity to own a genuine Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Fame flannel from one of the most exciting stars of the 1930's and 1940's. LOA from MEARS, A9. LOA from Heritage Auctions.
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