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    Late 1940's Ted Williams Game Worn Boston Red Sox Pants. For all but the most well-funded collectors of sporting artifacts among us, the dream of a Ted Williams game worn jersey will remain only a dream. The combination of the tremendous demand and anemic supply has driven prices of the few known specimens into the stratosphere, leaving most of us with no other option than to peer at one through Cooperstown plexiglass. One fortunate collector, however, will be able to bring some genuine home white Boston Red Sox flannel from the greatest hitter of all time into his trophy room at the close of this auction, and at a price that will be just a fraction of what a jersey would command. This well-worn pair of pants saw a full season of action at Fenway Park in the wardrobe of the great Ted Williams.

    The rear interior waistband features a veritable billboard of labeling, beginning at upper left with an embroidered swatch reading "Williams." Continuing to the right on the upper row we find dual manufacturer's tagging from "McAuliffe" and "Wilson," with a size "36" designator. The second row begins with a washing instructions label, proceeding to "31" Ins." embroidered directly into the waistband and finally a swatch with "2 in HR" tailoring notation. A bold number "9" is markered at the left interior hip. Strong, Hall of Fame wear is apparent throughout, but we encounter none of the staining, tearing or moth holes typical of early flannel. A flawless example of a Ted Williams uniform piece. LOA from Heritage Auctions.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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