Ticket Promotional Brochure and Flyer for the 1946 New York Yankees Football Team.
Lot 582. Ticket Promotional Brochure and Flyer for the 1946 New York Yankees Football Team. These Yankees competed in the All-American Football Conference and played home games at Yankee Stadium from 1946-49. The team originated in 1946 after Dan Topping, co-owner of the NFL Brooklyn Dodgers, transferred that team to New York and the AAFC. The Yankees played in the AAFC championship game in 1946 and 1947. In each, they lost to the Cleveland Browns. The team folded after the 1949 season, when some AAFC teams were absorbed by the NFL. Ray Flaherty was the team’s coach, and among the players were Bruiser Kinard and Ace Parker, all three in the Pro Hall of Fame, and Frank Sinkwich, a member of the College Hall of Fame. A three-panel brochure that opens to 8.5” x 10.75” announces the arrival of the Yankees and promotes ticket sales. The 1946 schedule and a list of players are included. Ex-m+. An accompanying flyer presents ticket options and details the advantages of season tickets and advance sales; folded twice, vg. An order form for tickets, detached from a separate brochure, is also enclosed. Winning Bid $20.