In the first of back-to-back World Series with the Milwaukee Braves, the American League Champion New York Yankees fell short in achieving another World Series championship. This near-white to white OAL (Harridge) Reach ball, with bold stampings, is signed in blue ink by 30 members of the 1957 New York Yankees American League champion team, including FIVE Hall of Famers, with a vintage beauty of Mickey Mantle. Also, it is very tough to find an authentic manager Casey Stengel on a team-signed ball from this era.
SWEET SPOT - Casey Stengel and Charley Keller.
EAST PANEL - Shantz, Collins, McDougald, Whitey Ford and Kucks.
WEST PANEL - Elston Howard, Byrne, Maglie, Yogi Berra, Ditmar and Enos Slaughter.
NORTH PANEL - Sturdivant, Turley, Mickey Mantle (vintage beauty!), Carey, Kubek (rookie), Bauer, Simpson and Skowron.
SOUTH PANEL - Larsen, Turner, Lumpe, Richardson (rookie), Crosetti, Coleman, Darrell Johnson, Cicotte and Grim.
Signatures range in grade from ("7-9", a few better). All of the official ball stampings are boldly stamped, and the Near Mint quality ball displays no extraneous markings or any clubhouse signatures. This is another outstanding New York Yankees team-signed ball from the Mantle heyday years. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from James Spence Authentication (JSA). Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.
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