Lot 131. 2 Different Variations of 1951 Berk Ross Card #1-4 Hank Bauer. Cards in this Berk Ross set were produced as colorized photos. The first of the two Bauer cards is the colorized version. Vg+ to ex. The second card is strictly black & white; it missed the color printing process. This card may be one-of-a-kind. It grades g.
Minimum Bid $50
Lot 169. 1964 Auravision Records of Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris and Whitey Ford. These 6 ¾” x 6 ¾” plastic-laminated cardboard 33 1/3 RPM records from Columbia Records feature a color photo of the player on the front along with his facsimile autograph. The backs have a brief biography and career statistics through 1963. Ford is nm, Mantle ex and Maris ex.
Winning Bid $45
Lot 282. 1933 Yankees at White Sox Scorecard with Ruth and Gehrig in the Pre-Printed Lineup. This Official Score Book is for a game at “Comiskey Park Base Ball Palace of the World.” J. Louis Comiskey is pictured on the cover of the 10-cent program as president of the Chicago team. Inside, Ruth and Gehrig are are the third and fourth batters for New York in the pre-printed lineup. Lazzeri and Dickey are also listed in the lineup. Among the White Sox are Simmons and Appling. The score book is unscored. It shows some inoffensive stains, creases and an edge tear. The spine is nicely intact. Vg-ex.
Winning Bid $204
Lot 286. 1941 Chicago White Sox Scorecard and 7 Different Scorebooks Spanning 1946-1964. 1. The 1941 scorecard is unscored and vg-ex. The front half of the card is better. Inside are pre-printed lineups for Chicago and Washington. 2. 1946 scorebook, 20 pages, scored, with preprinted lineups for a White Sox - Philadelphia A’s game. “July 30, 1946” is written on the front cover. Photos of seven White Sox players are inside. Vg. 3. 1953 scorebook vs. the Yankees, 24 pages. In the pre-printed lineup, Billy Martin is leading off with Mantle batting cleanup and Berra batting sixth. Unscored, vg. 4. 1955 scorebook, 24 pages, scored for a game with Kansas City, ex. Several blue-tint photos of White Sox players are inside, including Billy Pierce and Connie Johnson. 5. 1958 scorebook with apparent autographs on the front cover by Andy Carey, Tony Kubek, Sherm Lollar and Bill Skowron. These signatures have not been authenticated. Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra are shown in the Yankees’ lineup, which has been added. Ex, 28 pages. 6. 1959 scorebook, 28 pages, lineup added and scored for a game against Cleveland. Aparicio is show as Chicago’s leadoff batter followed by Fox, and Colavito is the Indians cleanup hitter. Vg-ex. 7. 1960 scorebook for a game vs. New York, lineups not entered. Minnie Minoso is shown. Vg-ex. 8. 1964 scorebook for a Yankees game, no lineups, 36 pages, ex. A team photo and various player photos in blue- tint include Luke Appling, Urban Faber and Hoyt Wilhelm.
Winning Bid $83
Lot 287. 1942 World Series Game 2 Ticket Stub – New York Yankees at St. Louis. At Sportsman’s Park in Game 2 on Oct. 1, the Cardinals edged the Yankees, 4-3. A Stan Musial single sent Enos Slaughter home with the winning run. Slaughter had doubled and moved to third on an error. St. Louis captured the World Championship in five games. This ticket stub has glue residue on the entire back; all type is present. There is a 1 ½” crease at the top on the front and another crease along the side. G-vg.
Winning Bid $40
Lot 290. 2 Ticket Stubs and a Score Book from the July 13, 1947 Yankees at White Sox Game. In this game, the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox, 6-4, at Comiskey Park. At the time, the Yankees had a 53-26 record and were on their way to defeating the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1947 World Series. Both the program and ticket stubs have been glued to a scrapbook page. The16-page program (including covers) is partially scored. The pre-printed lineup for the White Sox includes Appling and Dickey, and for the Yankees, DiMaggio and Rizzuto. Gluing aside, the program is vg, and the fronts of the ticket stubs are colorful, clean, free of creases and ex.
Minimum Bid $20
Lot 294. 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Yankees World Series Program. A team photo of the 1960 American League champions spreads across the front and back covers of this 52-page unscored program. Individual players’ photos with brief biographical sketches are presented inside for both teams. In this series, the Yankees outscored the Pirates, 53-27, and New York’s Bobby Richardson was named the series MVP. Nevertheless, Bill Mazeroski’s 9th inning walk-off home run of Game 7 made the Pirates World Champions. Vg+ cover with ex pages.
Winning Bid $185
Lot 296. 1964 World Series Game 7 Ticket Stub – Yankees at Cardinals. Pitching on only two day’s rest, Bob Gibson outdueled Mel Stottlemyre on Oct. 15 at Busch Stadium, and St. Louis clinched another World Championship with a 7-5 triumph. Mickey Mantle hit a three-run homer for New York. The ticket stub is a beauty. Only a small amount of paper loss is evident on the back where the stub was removed from the rest of the ticket. There are no creases. The colors are sharp and crisp. Ex-m.
Winning Bid $83
Lot 337. Unused Baseball Postage Stamps – Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, Ruth and More! Six different stamp issues are represented in this collection. A single nm-m 3-cent stamp issued in 1939 commemorates the Centennial of Baseball. A plate block of four 1969 nm-m 6-cent stamps marks the 100th anniversary of Professional Baseball. Jackie Robinson is featured on a partial sheet of 12 vg+ to ex 20-cent stamps issued in 1982. Babe Ruth is the subject of a partial sheet of 19 ex 20-cent stamps from 1983. Lou Gehrig graces a full sheet of 50 nm-m 25-cent stamps released by the U.S. Postal Service in 1989. A sheet of 40 ex-m 29-cent Olympic stamps issued in 1991 has colorful baseball action scene. The face value of these stamps slightly exceeds $30. Which is where we’ll start the bidding.
Winning Bid $30
Lot 347. Vernon Law and Roger Maris Wiffle Ball Box. This box, which once held a Wiffle Ball, has been flattened and displays nicely. Portraits of Law and Maris appear on the top flap with their endorsement: “Vernon Law of the Pittsburgh Pirates recommends - Wiffle Ball - Recommended by Roger Maris of the New York Yankees.” A price of 39 cents is also indicated. There are creases on the back panel and right side panel and some modest soiling throughout the box’s surface.
Winning Bid $15
Lot 351. Thurman Munson Wiffle Ball Box. The box was apparently never folded to accommodate a Wiffle Ball. A 1 ½” crease on the inside of the bottom panel does not show on the outside. A portrait of Munson in his New York Yankees cap appears on the panel that is intended to be the top of the box. The exterior of the box has a pristine appearance.
Winning Bid $10
Lot 353. 8 First Day of Issue Envelopes Featuring the Babe Ruth 20-Cent Stamp. The U.S. Postal Service issued the Babe Ruth stamp on July 6, 1983, in Chicago. The date marks the 50th anniversary of the first Baseball All-Star game. Ruth contributed a two-run home run as the American League defeated the National, 4-2, at Comiskey Park in Chicago. All eight of the 6 ½” x 3 5/8” envelopes have a July 6, 1983 Chicago postmark. There are four different envelopes, all with the Ruth stamp, among the eight. Three identified as “Double Play Cards-1” have an artist’s portrait of Ruth and a representation of a 1935 Ruth promotional offer from Quaker Oats. Two are “Double Play Cards-2” with a photo of Ruth pitching for the Boston Red Sox and noting that he “smashed an unprecedented 29 home runs” that season. Two more are “Double Play Cards-3” reproducing the front cover of the April 20, 1935 “Literary Digest,” which presents Ruth as a batter. One envelope is from a different series, J:M, and marked as “3 of 10.” Below a photo of Ruth batting, it identifies him as “The Red Sox Home Run king who astonished the baseball world by clouting twenty-nine homers in 1919.” Very nice Ruth collection.
Minimum Bid $20