Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

    Description

    1926 New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball from The Lou Gehrig Collection, Finest Example Known. Though the 1925 campaign, by virtue of his 126 appearances, is considered Lou Gehrig's rookie season, the following year is recalled as the young infielder's first great one. The native born New York slugger would almost double his run production for the 1926 season, beginning a remarkable streak of triple-digit RBI tallies that would only end with the year of his tragic farewell. The 1926 campaign would likewise provide Gehrig with his first taste of October baseball, the only Fall Classic which would conclude joylessly for him.

    Provided is a spectacular relic from that pivotal season of Lou's storied career, likely signed during the Bombers' World Series meeting with the St. Louis Cardinals, as indicated by the short panel's "American League Champions 1926" notation. This same faultlessly bold black fountain pen ink supplies twenty-seven autographs from the Bronx' fourth pennant winners, notably Ruth, Gehrig, Lazzeri, Combs, Pennock, Hoyt, Shocker, Collins, Koenig, Dugan, Meusel, Jones and many more. Not a single signature suggests a hint of its advanced age, averaging a stunning 9/10. All stamping remains equally unscathed from time's ravages, with the pale horsehide's creamy tone the only variation from its original state. Unquestionably one of the finest 1926 Yankee balls by virtue of aesthetics alone, and the undisputed champ with the added provenancial appeal as Gehrig's personal model. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Balls, Pucks, etc. - Encased, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2011
    4th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 8,992

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    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 32 days left to consign to the 2017 February 25 - 26 Platinum Night Sports Catalog Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I never attend a Heritage auction that I don't leave with a treasure in my pocket.
    A.M. ,
    Oceanside, CA
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2016 November 17 - 19 Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction
    2016 November 17 - 19 Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $14,060,450