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    1953 New York Yankees Team Signed Baseball. The Yanks ran their World Championship streak to an unprecedented (and since unmatched) five in a row, establishing this crew as the greatest dynasty in the history of Doubleday's game. Their emerging superstar Mickey Mantle shares sweet spot duties with Allie Reynolds, and the Commerce Comet survives as the boldest autograph on the OAL (Harridge) ball at 9/10. The balance averages 6/10, and includes Rizzuto, Mize, Berra, Ford, Martin, Bauer, McDougald, Woodling, Raschi and more. Twenty-seven autographs appear in total, and a handwritten number "22" on the "Reach" logo would appear to designate Allie Reynolds as the ball's original owner, as we've seen similar notations on other Yankee team balls, notably a "37" on several from the Casey Stengel Collection auctioned by Heritage several years ago. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Full LOA from PSA/DNA (notes personalization removal).

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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