Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1955 George Shuba Game Worn Brooklyn Dodgers Jersey. "Next year" finally came for the long-suffering Bums in 1955, and they downed the hated Yanks in the Bronx in that decisive Game Seven, so this road grey flannel may have dried World Championship champagne lurking deep in its fibers. Shuba took the last at-bat of his Major League career in that contest, pinch-hitting for Don Zimmer in the top of the sixth and grounding out to first baseman Moose Skowron to end the inning.

    Like most Big League gamers of the era, the garment was sent down to the minors after that greatest day in Brooklyn baseball history, and we can still discern the stitching pattern of the Ft. Worth Cats lettering on obverse, though it has since been professionally restored to its proper "Brooklyn." Number "8" on verso is original and unaltered. Interior collar holds "Rawlings Hall of Fame Flannel [size] 48" tagging, while lower left interior tail reveals washing instructions label anchoring the all-important "Set 1 1955" flap tag. Heavy wear is apparent, as expected from extended use, but a light scattering of rust stains is the only fault worthy of note. LOA from Heritage Auctions.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 816

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% 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

    Learn about consigning with us

    Just wanted to let you know how pleased I am regarding the sale of my hockey jersey. You were great to work with, you answered all my phone calls and e-mails in a prompt manner, and you did a great job marketing the jersey.
    Jack,
    Fairmouth, ME
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 May 30  1915 Cracker Jack PSA Set Registry Auction - Dallas
    2019 May 30 1915 Cracker Jack PSA Set Registry Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,406,927