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    1961 New York Yankees World Series Championship Replacement Ring Presented to Moose Skowron. It was one of the most unforgettable seasons in Yankees history, brimming with World Championship glory. Though the year is best remembered for the M&M Boys' assault on the Babe, that scintillating drama shouldn't overshadow the fact that the 1961 Yankees was one of the best teams ever to step on a diamond, winning a staggering 109 games.

    This replacement World Series ring was presented to starting first baseman Moose Skowron, who hit twenty-eight home runs, drove in eighty-nine runs and was an A.L. All-Star in 1961. It sports a faux diamond on the face, encircled by raised text that reads, "New York Yankees World Champions." Each shank features the team's bat and hat logo and the year "1961." The ring measures to size nine-and-three-quarters (9.75) and weighs thirty-eight grams (38 g.). The inner band is stamped "LGB 10K." Fine condition.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $10,000 - up.

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