Rare 1951 New York Yankees World Series Championship Team Signed Baseball; signed by Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra and many other members of the legendary team
1951 New York Yankees World Series Championship Team Signed Baseball.
DiMaggio, Joe; Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Phil Rizzuto et al.$6,200.00
Item Number: 96557
Rare OAL Reach baseball signed by 21 members of the 1951 New York Yankees World Series Championship Team including four Hall of Famers. Signed by Joe DiMaggio on the sweetspot; Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Bobby Brown, Charlie Silvera, Joe Ostrowski, Hank Bauer, and Allie Reynolds on the east panel; Phil Rizzuto, Johnny Sain, and Jim Turner on the west panel; Johnny Mize, Stubby Overmire, Gene Woodling, and Casey Stegnel on the north panel; and Jerry Coleman, Spec Shea, Gil McDougald, Tom Morgan, Joe Collins, Frankie Crosetti, and Tommy Henrich on the south panel. In near fine condition, an exceptional example featuring an impressive array of signatures from one of the Yankees’ most legendary teams, with the Joe DiMaggio signature particularly strong.
The New York Yankees defeated the New York Giants in the 1951 World Series Championship in six games; finishing the season with a record of 98 games won to 56 lost and winning their 18th pennant. The year was noted for an unprecedented 'changing of the guard', as it was Joe DiMaggio's final season and Mickey Mantle's first.