The first season without Joe DiMaggio saw the New York Yankees winning another World Series Championship via a thrilling 7-game series victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers. This OAL (Harridge) ball, with bold stampings, is signed in black ink by 30 members of the 1952 New York Yankees World Series Champion team, including SIX Hall of Famers:
SWEET SPOT - Crosetti and Lopat.
EAST PANEL - Morgan, Reynolds, Phil Rizzuto, Yogi Berra, McDougald, Miller and Gorman.
WEST PANEL - Scarborough, Silvera, Houk, Bauer, Brideweser and Houge.
NORTH PANEL - Bill Dickey, Johnny Mize, McDonald, Cerv, Casey Stengel, Turner, Mickey Mantle (nice vintage) and Segrist.
SOUTH PANEL - Noren, Bill Martin, Kuzava, Sain, Ostrowski, Raschi and Collins.
Signatures range in grade from ("6-8", averaging "7"). All of the official ball stampings are legible, but "NEW YORK YANKEES WORLD CHAMPS 1952" is written in black ink over the label, and the ball has been coated with a moderate layer of protective shellac. An outstanding team ball from the height of the Yankees' late 1940s - early 1950's baseball dynasty. Accompanied by full letters of authenticity from James Spence Authentication (JSA), and Beckett Authentication Services (BAS). Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.
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