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    1951 Brooklyn Dodgers Team Signed Baseball. The 1951 season was probably the low point for the Boys of Summer. Packed with talent, they were the top cats in the senior circuit for most of the season, leading by as many as thirteen games in August. But then the tides changed, and the dreaded New York Giants came roaring back in September. The final chapter was written when Bobby Thomson his his dramatic "Shot Heard Around The World" which sunk the Bums and gave the Giants the well-earned right to lose to the Yankees in the World Series.

    The ONL (Frick) orb on offer here is packed with twenty-nine of the Borough of Brooklyn's finest. Hall of Famers include Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese and, Dick Williams (rookie). Others include Gil Hodges, manager Chuck Dressen, Don Newcombe, Ralph Branca, Carl Furillo, Rube Walker, Billy Cox, Preacher Roe, Carl Erskine, Clem Labine, Andy Pafko, Don Thompson, Clyde King, Cal Abrams, Phil Haugstad, Irv Palica, Jim Russell, Johnny Schmitz, Rocky Bridges, Wayne Terwilliger, Bud Podbielan, coach Cookie Lavagetto, coach Clyde Sukeforth, and coach Jake Pitler. The ball is evenly toned while the blue ink signatures graded an overall 8/10 to 8.5/10. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    16th-17th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 18
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