1950 New York Yankees Signed Team Ball with 1994 Team Ball and Berra/Ford 
Lot Number 865
 
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The genealogy of the New York Yankees is one of greatness. Year after year, Bronx's favorite sons always seem to be in contention for yet another World Championship. With many famed pinstripers at the helm, this 1950 New York Yankees signed team ball presides well in any collection. Including 23 signatures, mostly ranging in the ("3-4") range with many examples better and others lesser, this ball touts six Hall of Famers from the Yanks thirteenth World Championship team. Despite moderate weathering and use, all signatures are identifiable, albeit many are somewhat light. Also present is a 1994 Yankees team ball with (22) signatures and a dual sweet spot-signed Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford piece, both on OAL baseballs. Highlighted are 1950 Yankees:, Sweet Spot: DiMaggio (d.1999, "2"); West Panel: Henrich ("3"); East Panel: Dickey (d. 1993, "8"), Raschi (d.1988, "7"), Porterfield (d.1980, "4"); North Panel: Stengel (d.1975, "3"), Mize (d.1993, "2"); South Panel: Jensen (d.1982, "3"), Berra ("5"), Crosetti (d.2002, "5"); 1994 Yankees: (22 signatures, mostly "9-10"), Sweet Spot: Showalter ("9"); West Panel: Mattingly ("10"); East Panel: Howe (d.2006, "9"), O'Neill ("9"); North Panel: Reardon; South Panel: Boggs ("9"); Yogi Berra/Whitey Ford: (2 signatures, OAL Brown), Sweet Spot: Berra ("8") and Ford ("7"). Autographs come with a COA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of signatories, please visit our website.

1950 Yankees: Sweet Spot: Dimaggio (d.1999, "2"); West Panel: Mapes (d.1996), Henrich ("3"), J. Coleman; East Panel: Dickey (d. 1993, "8"), Raschi (d.1988, "7"), Houk, Porterfield (d.1980, "4"), Silvera, Bauer, Workman; North Panel: B. Johnson (d.2006), Delsing (d.2006), Stengel (d.1975, "3"), Ostrowski (d.2003), Mize (d.1993, "2"); South Panel: J. Collins (d.1989), Jensen (d.1982, "3"), D. Madison (d.1985), Berra ("5"), Crosetti (d.2002, "5") and Reynolds (d.1994).
1994 Yankees: Sweet Spot: Showalter ("9"); West Panel: P. Kelly, Tartabull, Polonia, Mattingly ("10"); East Panel: Stanley, M. Perez, Howe (d.2006, "9"), O'Neill ("9"); North Panel: Wickman, Key, Reardon, Leyritz; South Panel: Abbott, Hitchcock, Boggs ("9"), Randolph, Gallego, X. Hernandez and Pall.
Yogi Berra/Whitey Ford: Sweet Spot: Berra ("8") and Ford ("7").  
 
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