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    1919 World Series (Game Five) Ticket Stub with Vintage "False Series" Notation. Conspiratorial pitcher Lefty Williams and his Reds counterpart Hod Eller were both brilliant through five innings this day, neither allowing a runner past first base. But some questionable fielding by Hap Felsch cleared the way for four Cincinnati runs in the fourth, and the visitors added a fifth in the ninth to complete a five to nothing shutout. This rare stub was tucked into the pocket of a stunned White Sox fan on October 6, 1919 as the American League Champs moved to within a game of Series defeat.

    Presented exemplar shows wear but remains intact. Fantastic vintage black fountain pen notation on back reads "Sox Won Cincinnati 1st Game. False Series. Dick Kerr Won His Game Honest."


    Guide Value or Estimate: $5,000 - up.

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    November
    19th Thursday
    Auction Dates
    December
    10th-13th Thursday-Sunday
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    28 Days
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