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    1951 New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball.
    The Junior Circuit's Golden Jubilee heralded in a much discussed changing of the guard for the Bronx Bombers with the debut of the Commerce Comet and the swan song of the Yankee Clipper. Joltin' Joe commands the sweet spot during a season which saw him claim his tenth A.L. flag and sip from his ninth bottle of World Series bubbly. At the bottom of a side panel, directly adjacent to where the now faded league stamp was once visible, sits the rookie autograph of The Mick.

    Others in attendance include Yogi Berra, Johnny Mize, Jackie Jensen, Billy, Martin, Allie Reynolds, Hank Bauer, Joe Collins, Spec Shea, Tom Ferrick, Johnny Hopp, Tom Morgan, Cliff Mapes, Charlie Silvera, and Joe Ostrowski. One panel is also inscribed and signed "To the boss of the O.L.G.C. Sincerely, Phil Rizzuto." The abbreviation most likely refers to either Our Lady of Good Counsel Church or Our Lady of Good Counsel School in New York. The ball has has taken on a grayish tone over time but the signatures are still vibrant, with Mantle an 8/10 and DiMaggio a 7/10. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from SGC Authentic.


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