George M. Weiss, Yankees Executive and HoFer, Signed 1969 Check.
Lot 7. George M. Weiss, Yankees Executive and HoFer, Signed 1969 Check. Named Major League Executive of the Year four times, Weiss was a significant contributor to the New York Yankees’ domination of the majors from the 1930s-60s. Hired by the Yankees in 1932, he created the majors’ most productive farm system. Soon after he was promoted to general manager in 1948, he hired Casey Stengel. When both were fired after the 1960 World Series, they both went to work building the New York Mets franchise. In Weiss’ 28 seasons with the Yankees, they won 15 world championships and 19 American League pennants. Weiss died in 1972. He was elected to the Hall of Fame 10 years later. Kevin Keating authenticated Weiss’ signature, which is nm-m 8 to mint 9 on a personal check dated July 7, 1969. Winning Bid $100.