Philadelphia Athletics 1950 Team Ball Signed by Mack, Cochrane, 18 Others.
Lot 113. Philadelphia Athletics 1950 Team Ball Signed by Mack, Cochrane, 18 Others. Connie Mack, as manager, and Mickey Cochrane, as a coach, share the sweet spot of this ball, which may have been game-used. The other autographs are by Alex Kellner, Sam Chapman, Les McCrabb and Dick Fowler on the north panel; Dave Keefe, Carl Scheib, Joe Astroth, Paul Lehner, Pete Suder and Wally Moses on the south; Joe Tipton, Elmer Valo, Barney McCosky, Jimmy Dykes and Bob Dillinger on the east, and Ben Guintini, Joe Coleman and Ferris Fain on the west. The autographs range from ex 5 to nm-m 8 and average ex-m, which describes the Mack and Cochrane signatures. The ball is without identifiable printed areas and relatively evenly toned to a light-tan color. Kevin Keating authenticated the autographs. The 1950 season was Mack’s last as manager. Except for Scheib, all of the signers are deceased. Winning Bid $264.