Lot 1. Mickey Mantle Autographed 11” x 14” B&W Photo. In the photo, Mantle holds a baseball, which he signed and added “No. 7.” The signature is gem mint 10 and authenticated by Kevin Keating. The photo is matted and framed to 15.5” x 18”.
Winning Bid $240
Lot 22. 1947 “New York Journal American” New York Yankees Supplement or Premium. This 12.25” x 17.25” team photo includes Joe Page, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Allie Reynolds, Tom Henrich, Phil Rizzuto and other players that helped the team win another world championship. The sepia offset photo has a 0.5” tear from the left edge, corner and edge creases, and multiple vertical creases, two of them heavy to DiMaggio’s left. P-f.
Winning Bid $15
Lot 36. Mickey Mantle Wood Token and Pete Rose Coca-Cola Bottle Cap. Both collectibles are from the 1960s. The Mantle “Rain Check” token, 1.5” in diameter, is nm-m. A drawing of Mantle and his facsimile autograph are on the front. The back says “Rain Check” and had a drawing of an umbrella. Apparently these tokens were handed out by the Yankees in 1968. The 1967-68 Coke bottle cap has a portrait of Rose. It is #N30, one of 18 National League All-Stars. The underside of the cap with Rose’s portrait is vg-ex. The other side, with the Coke name, is heavily worn.
Winning Bid $30
Lot 53. Joe DiMaggio Signed Sept. 1949 “Sport” Cover and a 1963 Issue with Mantle on the Cover. DiMaggio’s autograph is outstanding - mint 9 on the magazine cover, which has edge chips and is heavily stained. He dated his signature “3/25/90.” It is accompanied by a complete Oct. 1963 issue, which has Mickey Mantle as its cover subject. A six-page article on Mantle is inside. The issue is ex with minor paper loss at the top and bottom of the spine and a 1” spine split. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $45
Lot 99. 1949 Yankees at Dodgers World Series Program. The Yankees captured this series in five games behind the hitting of Bobby Brown and the pitching of Allie Reynolds. The series was marked by two firsts: The first series start by an African-American pitcher, Don Newcombe, and the first of seven World Championships for Casey Stengel as a manager. The 48-page program devotes a full page to Branch Rickey and has photos of the greats for both teams – Jackie Robinson, Campanella, Hodges, Reese, Snider, DiMaggio, Rizzuto, Berra, Mize, etc. The cover of the program is ex with stress creases along the spine and some scratches in the blue around the Yankees’ logo. The interior is nm-m, with the scorecard unused.
Winning Bid $102
Lot 100. 1951 New York Yankees at New York Giants World Series Program. This program is neatly scored in pen for Game 4, which the Yankees won, 6-2, to tie the series. Allie Reynolds was the winning pitcher, and Joe DiMaggio contributed two hits and two RBI. The Yankees took the series in seven games. The program front cover has the date of the game added, and there are three splits of at least two inches each along the spine; the covers remain attached. Otherwise, the 48-page program has an ex appearance. National League Rookie of the Year Willie Mays is among the players pictured. Players from each team are shown, and each photo is accompanied by career information.
Winning Bid $102
Lot 101. 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers at New York Yankees World Series Program. Four home runs by Duke Snider and the first World Series victory by an African-American pitcher – Joe Black – were NOT enough to earn the Dodgers their first world championship. Behind strong pitching by Vic Raschi and Allie Reynolds, the Yankees triumphed in seven games. The 48-page program has holes from a staple on the front cover, and a 1.5” x 2.5” corner section of page 37 has been removed; a corner of an advertisement is affected. Otherwise it is ex with a Lon Keller cover and photos and biographical information on players from each team.
Winning Bid $55
Lot 102. 1957 Milwaukee at New York World Series Program Scored for Game 2. The Braves evened the series as Lew Burdette held New York to two runs, Wes Covington drove in the go-ahead run and Johnny Logan contributed a home run. The 48-page program is scored in pencil, has tape along the spine and grades vg. Players for each team are pictured with accompanying career information. Among them are rookies Bobby Richardson and Tony Kubek, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Bob Turley, Mickey Mantle, Enos Slaughter, Elston Howard, Hank Aaron, Red Schoendienst, Eddie Mathews, Burette and Warren Spahn. The Braves of Milwaukee won their first and only World Championship in seven games.
Winning Bid $35
Lot 103. 1958 Milwaukee Braves at New York Yankees World Series Program. For the second consecutive season, the Braves and Yankees met in the World Series. This time, it was New York that captured the World Championship in seven games. It was the Bronx Bombers’ sixth championship of the 1950s, and the seventh and final of Casey Stengel’s managerial career. The 50-page program is vg-ex with photos and biographical information on the players from each team, including eight future Hall of Fame members – and Marv Throneberry too.
Winning Bid $75
Lot 104. 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Yankees World Series Program. A team photo of the Yankees forms the front and back cover of this 52-page program, which contains photos and career information on the players for both teams. The Yankees ripped six Pirates pitchers for 10 runs on 16 hits in Game 3 at Yankee Stadium and then dropped the next two games by close scores. The program cover is vg-ex with creases in the upper corners; the pages are ex.
Winning Bid $92
Lot 105. 1961 New York Yankees at Cincinnati Reds World Series Program. Adopting the format the Yankees used the previous season, the Reds wrapped the 128 pages of their program with a team photo spread across the front and back covers. Vg-ex covers with nm pages. The program has photos and relatively extensive career information for each player. Featuring the Mickey Mantle-Roger Maris home run attack and the pitching of Cy Young Award winner Whitey Ford, the Yankees garnered another World Championship in only five games. Ford won two games and the series MVP award. Mantle appeared in only two games, and Maris had a lackluster series, but his lone home run did win Game 3. In only nine at bats, Hector Lopez drove in seven runs. Ralph Houk was the new Yankees’ manager; the team fired Casey Stengel after the 1960 World Series.
Winning Bid $113