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    1903-06 New York Highlanders (Yankees) Season Pass Display. Seminal relic from the earliest days of the team that would become the New York Yankees is the first of its kind we have encountered, a unique treasure for the franchise's enormous collecting base. The card would have been presented at Hilltop Park by a gentleman named Marshall Wilder, himself notable in American history as one of the very first persons with a disability to achieve worldwide celebrity. Wilder was born with dwarfism but earned acclaim as a skilled humorist, gaining a vast following from the theaters of vaudeville to the British royal family.

    Directing the pass to the diminutive orator and signing at bottom right is Joseph Gordon, one of the city's early baseball stars and first president of the Highlanders. The 2.5x3.5" card is attractively framed with a vintage postcard picturing the Hilltop Park grounds and a pair of 8x10" photos (modern prints) picturing the two great Hall of Fame stars of the 1903 team, Clark Griffith and Jack Chesbro. Framed dimensions 15x26". Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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