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1953-1960 American League Team-Signed Balls (4) with Ted Williams & Rookie Brooks Robinson

Lot Number 731

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It's a wonder that Brooks even made it onto this '57 O's ball considering all the time he missed in his rookie year for a torn cartilage injury and then a beaning that required 10 stitches. The Human Vacuum Cleaner's long string of All-Star Games and Gold Glove Awards wouldn't come until his breakout season in 1960. Highlights of the remaining three balls are Ted Williams and Al Kaline.

 

1953 Red Sox: Creamy-toned OAL (Harridge) ball, 29 "4-6" signatures with T. Williams ("4-5"), BoudreauMcKechnie, Gernert, Umphlett, Melillo, Baker, Bolling, Hudson, Goodman, Henry, Parnell, Evers, Delock, Lepcio, McDermott, White, Sullivan, Nixon, Wilber, Schreiber, Kinder, Baker, Olsen, Zarilla, Kell, 3 others

 

1957 Red Sox: Light-to-medium-toned OAL (Harridge) ball, 29 "6-7" signatures with Higgins, T. Williams (clubhouse), Baker, Burns, Vernon, Minarcin, Mauch, Porterfield, Lepcio, Schreiber, Susce, Ferriss, Nixon, Gernert, Delock, Daley, Fornieles, Jensen, Brewer, Malzone, Piersall, Zauchin, Sisler, White, Stone, Sullivan, Klaus, 2 others

 

1957 Orioles: Creamy OAL (Harridge) ball, 24 "7-8" signatures with Miranda, RichardsTriandos, Hansen, Nieman, B. Robinson (rookie), Ginsberg, Johnson, Moore, Loes, Boyd, Pappas, Pilarcik, Zupo, Zuverink, Houtteman, Busby, Durham (2), O'Dell, Goodman, Francona, Gardner, Wright

 

1960 Tigers: Creamy OAL (Cronin) ball, 24 "7-9" signatures with GordonHitchcock, Maxwell, Cash, Regan, Virgil, Kaline, Mossi, Fischer, Foiles, Ferrick, Bolling, Bilko, Aguirre, Bunning, Foytack, Sisler, Lary, Veal, White, Fernandez, Chrisley, 2 others

 

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