1947 New York Yankees Team-Signed Baseball with (23) Signatures 
Lot Number 478
 
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The 1947 edition of the New York Yankees used offensive firepower from Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra along with stellar pitching from Allie Reynolds and Spec Shea en route to their eleventh World Series title. Offered is a New York Yankees team-signed baseball from that championship campaign. This sphere contains (23) signatures and is penned on a period unofficial baseball in blue ballpoint pen. While the autographs mostly fall in the (7-8) range, the ball grades (6) with negligible surface abrasions and markings which barely affect these inscriptions. Included are Sweet Spot: DiMaggio (d.1999, 7); West Panel: Lollar (d.1977, 8), Lindell (d.1985, 7), Shea (d.2002, 7), D. Johnson; East Panel: Berra (8, early first name variation), Stirnweiss (d.1958, 7), Clark, Bevens (d.1991, 7), Henrich, Raschi (d.1988, 7), Phillips; North Panel: Brown, Wensloff (d.2001, 7), Drews (d.1963, 6), Rizzuto (6), Newsom (d.1962, 8), McQuinn (d.1978, 8); South Panel: Crosetti (d.2002, 7), Frey, Houk, Reynolds (d.1994, 7) and Gumpert. The signatures on this Yankees team ball come with a full LOA from JSA. 
 
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