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1944-1967 Baseball World Series Program and Yearbook Collection (29)
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,175
This collection of twenty-nine publications is comprised of five World Series programs and twenty-four baseball-team yearbooks spanning the years 1944 through 1967. Includes duplicates as noted. Highlights include a 1944 World Series program from the St. Louis Browns' only World Series appearance, two 1955 World Series programs from the Dodgers' only World Championship while in Brooklyn (including Game 7), and two 1955 Dodgers yearbooks. World Series programs (5): 1944 (Browns/Cardinals; one program for the Series; Vg; scored in pencil for Game 1); 1952 (Yankees; Vg; scored in pencil for Game 5); 1955 (two examples; both Yankees; one Ex, scored in pencil for Game 7; the other Vg, not scored); 1961 (Reds; Vg-Ex; not scored). Team Yearbooks (24): 1949 Dodgers (Vg); 1950 (Vg), 1951 Dodgers (five; All Gd-Vg, with moderate-to-heavy foxing; together with an original mailer for the yearbook; Vg); 1952 Giants (Vg-Ex); 1953 Giants (Vg); 1954 Giants (Vg); 1955 Dodgers (two; 1 Fr-Gd, 1 Gd); 1956 Dodgers (two; 1 Gd, 1 Vg); 1956 Giants (Vg-Ex); 1957 Dodgers (six; 3 Gd, 2 Vg, 1 Ex); 1967 Mets (Vg); 1967 Yankees (two; both Vg). Total: 29 items (5 World Series programs and 24 yearbooks). Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,175
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