Baseball Programs, Yearbooks and Tickets
Lot 200. Brooklyn Dodgers 1951, 1953 and 1954 Yearbooks, 1954 Program, 1955 History. All three yearbooks have Willard Mullin Brooklyn Bum artwork on their covers. The 1953 yearbook introduces rookies Jim Gilliam and Johnny Podres. The number “35” is written in ink on the front, and the back cover has two chips out of it and a 3 ½” split along the spine; the pages inside are vg+ to ex. The 1954 edition pictures newcomers Sandy Amoros, Don Hoak, Don Zimmer and Tom Lasorda. G-vg covers with tape along the spine, a ½” edge tear on the front and a chip out of the back. The pages are vg+ to ex with a folio of four pages loose. The 1951 yearbook has the owner’s name in a label on the front cover and a child’s writing on almost every page. The 1954 program is scored vs. Pittsburgh and vg-ex. A softcover publication Brooklyn Dodgers: This IS Next Year by Tot Holmes, 1995, ex, provides a history of the 1955 season in 108 pages. Proceeds from the sale of this lot will benefit the Society for American Baseball Research. |
Winning Bid $83.
Lot 201. 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers Yearbook with Rookies Jim Gilliam and Johnny Podres. Vg-ex copy (½” spine split) with Willard Mullin artwork on the cover. Rookies Jim Gilliam and Johnny Podres are pictured, as well as such established stars as Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese and Carl Furillo. Proceeds from the sale of this lot will benefit the Society for American Baseball Research. |
Winning Bid $50.