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Item 9057 - Whitey Ford 1953 New York Yankees Signed Player Contract Catalog 542 (Feb 2019)

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Estimate: $1,000.00 +
Sold Price: $1,762.80 (includes buyer's premium)

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Contract, signed “Edward C. Ford,” four pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.5 x 11, February 23, 1953. American League uniform player's contract in which Whitey Ford agrees to render "skilled services as a baseball player during the year 1953" for the New York Yankees, for a salary of $9,500. Signed at the conclusion in blue ballpoint by Ford, who adds his address and social security number below. Countersigned by Yankees general manager George Weiss. In fine condition. 1953 marked Ford's first 'full' big league season and the beginning of a spectacular run to Hall of Fame excellence. He went 18-6 with a 3.00 ERA, culminating in a fifth consecutive Yankees World Championship. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.

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