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1951-1959 New York/San Francisco Giants Team Signed Balls Lot (6)

Lot Number 688

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The debuts of Mays and Irvin, "The Shot Heard 'Round the World," "The Catch," a 1954 world championship, and, of course, the bittersweet relocation to San Francisco—all this and more made for a dramatic decade. These 1950s offerings are creamy to creamy-toned ONL balls unless noted. Auction LOA from JSA.

Highlighted by:

1951 NL Champs - 24 "7-8" sigs w/Mays ("5"), Maglie, Thomson, Jansen, Thompson, Westrum, Dark, Mueller, Lockman, Rigney, Durocher (stamp).

1952 - "Official League" ball; 23 "7-8" sigs w/Wilhelm, Rigney, Thomson, Maglie, Rhodes, Dark, Westrum, Thompson, Durocher (stamp). Mays away in Army.

1953 - 26 sigs averaging "8" w/Irvin, Wilhelm, Maglie, Mueller, Jansen, Thomson, Thompson, Rigney, Dark, Westrum, Rhodes, Lockman, D. Williams (CH), Durocher (stamp). Mays away in Army.

1955 - Shellacked, medium-toned ball; 24 "6-8" sigs (one faint) w/Wilhelm, Thompson, Maglie, Katt, Grissom, Lockman, Westrum, Dark, Gordon, Rhodes.

1956 - 24 "7-8" sigs (one faint) w/Mays, Schoendienst, Wilhelm, Westrum, Thompson, McCormick, Grissom, Rhodes, White, Antonelli, Rigney (stamp).

1959 - 23 "6-8" sigs w/Mays (extremely faint), Marichal, Antonelli, Landrith, F. Alou, Davenport, McCormick, Jones, Long, Sanford.

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