Pittsburgh Pirates 1960 World Championship Collection – Club House Pass, Ashtrays, Etc.
Lot 113. Pittsburgh Pirates 1960 World Championship Collection – Club House Pass, Ashtrays, Etc. One dozen collectibles make up this collection, which commemorates the Pirates’ National League pennant and victory over the heavily favored New York Yankees in the World Series. The collection includes “1960 World Series Forbes Field” Club House pass no. 311. The 3.5” x 3.5” pass is ex. Two ashtrays are included. A 5.25” (diameter) ashtray proclaims the Pirates “National League Champions,” and a 7.75” example, “World Champions.” Both are ex-m. Another highlight is a “Beat ‘em Bucs” popcorn megaphone, vg-ex; it displays very nicely. Also: 5. “World Champs” black and gold glass that has the Pirates’ mascot on the front and the World Series results, including the winning pitcher, on the back. Nm. 6. “Beat Em Bucs” black and white beanie. Ex-m+. 7. “Beat ‘Em Bucs” black and gold beanie with a Pirate holding a dagger in his teeth. 8. “Beat ‘Em, Bucs” necktie. Nm. 9. “Beat ‘Em Bucs” 45 rpm record by Benny Benack, Robbee label, appears to be unplayed, nm-m (visual). 10. “The Impossible Pirates: Sixty Incredible Years of Baseball.” This 33 1/3 rpm phonograph record is ex+ (visual) in a vg+ album jacket that shows Bill Mazeroski about to cross home plate after his historic game-winning 9th inning home run in Game 7 of the 1960 World Series. Bob Prince and Rosey Roswell provide some of the narration. 11. “Elroy Face-Hal Smith: 2 Bucs at the Holiday House,” 33 1/3 rpm record from Robbee. Face and Smith are pictured on the front cover in matching outfits singing and playing guitars. Nm record (visual), vg jacket. 12. Plastic 9” “Official Green Weenie,” opened, instructions remain on back, ex-m. Delightful collection from the Pirates’ dramatic 1960 campaign. Winning Bid $141.