Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Legends of the Bronx get their first taste of Fall Classic action

    1915-96 New York Yankees Greats First World Series Appearance Ticket Stubs Lot of 11. "One night I was watching a quiz show on TV and the question was, 'Name a baseball team synonymous with winning,' reported Billy Martin, owner of five Championship rings as a player and manager. "One girl said, 'Dodgers.' The other girl said, 'Giants.' That made me madder than hell. I kept saying, 'Yankees, you dummies.' And of course the answer was the Yankees." Love them or hate them, their twenty-seven seasons as the last Major League team standing establishes the Bronx Bombers as the most prolific winners in American professional sports, a record that is likely to stand for eternity. As Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford once said, "You kind of took it for granted around the Yankees that there was always going to be baseball in October."

    But even so, there's nothing like the first time, and this truly unique assembly recounts the World Series debuts of eleven present and future residents of Monument Park. Each stub is encapsulated by PSA. The itemization:

    1) Babe Ruth: 1915 Game One, Authentic. Population four, one higher.
    2) Lou Gehrig: 1926 Game One, Authentic. Population ten.
    3) Joe DiMaggio: 1936 Game One, Authentic. Population nine.
    4) Phil Rizzuto: 1941 Game One, EX 5. Population ten, none higher.
    5) Yogi Berra: 1947 Game One, Authentic. Population nine.
    6) Whitey Ford: 1950 Game Four, Authentic. Population thirty.
    7) Mickey Mantle: 1951 Game One, VG-EX 4. Population fifteen, none higher.
    8) Reggie Jackson: 1973 Game One, VG-EX 4. Population nine, two higher.
    9) Thurman Munson: 1976 Game One, Authentic. Population thirteen.
    10) Derek Jeter: 1996 Game One, Authentic. Population twelve.
    11) Mariano Rivera: 1996 Game Two, EX-MT 6. Population nine, two higher.

    Though it would be nearly impossible to recreate this collection, there remains room for enhancement, so this is a lot that will be of particular appeal to those hobbyists looking for a project. Each addition should increase the value of the whole beyond the sum of the new parts, so it's likewise a smart target for the investment-minded collector.








    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 699

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 5 days left to consign to the 2018 August 18-19 Summer Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I am completely satisfied, more to the point, absolutely ecstatic, about not only the proceeds but the wonderful professional manner every aspect of my little consignment was handled.
    Bill R.,
    Green Bay, WI
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    May 17-18 Sports Memorabilia Catalog Auction - Dallas
    May 17-18 Sports Memorabilia Catalog Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $4,243,000