Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1951 New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball.
    The rapturous joy felt by Giants fans in the wake of Bobby Thomson's famous "Shot" was short-lived due to the twenty-seven gentlemen whose signatures appear on this OAL (Harridge) ball. The Yanks were unstoppable this October, even despite the fact that their rookie right fielder, a kid named Mickey Mantle, was lost to an injury that would plague him the rest of his Hall of Fame career in the Series' second game.

    Mantle's supremely desirable rookie signature is placed upon the northern panel, just above the sweet spot autograph of the man whose throne he was destined to assume, the departing legend Joe DiMaggio. Those with even a passing knowledge of Yankees history are aware that 1951 represents the only season these definitive Yankees shared a dugout, making this arguably the most desirable of post-war team balls.

    But the appeal of this particular specimen is amplified even further by the rare (on team balls ) appearance of Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel, immediately to the west of DiMaggio. Other notables include Rizzuto, Berra, Mize, Dickey, McDougald, Reynolds, Henrich, Crosetti and more. Autograph quality averages a spectacular 8.5/10.

    Unquestionably one of the finest representations in the hobby. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from SGC Authentic.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 18
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,055

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 19 days left to consign to the 2020 February 22 - 23 Winter Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I want to again thank you for a job well done. Your professionalism prevailed through out the process for which I am so grateful.
    Jerry D.,
    New Ulm, MN
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 5 - 7 Fall Sports Card Catalog Auction
    2019 December 5 - 7 Fall Sports Card Catalog Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $9,437,190