Lot # 1: 1924 Yankees Team Signed Official A.L. Ban Johnson Baseball w/24 Signatures & Original Box – Includes a Bold Rookie Lou Gehrig & “Babe” Ruth Scripts – Arguably the FINEST Early 1920’s Yankees Team Signed Ball Extant Full PSA/DNA LOA

Category: Signed Balls

Starting Bid: $15,000.00

Bids: 23 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Spring Rarities Auction 2020",
which ran from 5/6/2020 12:00 PM to
5/30/2020 7:00 PM



(LOT 1)
1924 Yankees Team Signed Official A.L. Ban Johnson Baseball w/24 Signatures & Original Box – Includes an Extremely Bold Rookie Lou Gehrig & "Babe" Ruth Scripts – Arguably the FINEST Early 1920's Yankees Team Signed Ball Extant – Full PSA/DNA LOA

Fresh off the heels of their inaugural 1923 World Championship in the new Yankee Stadium dubbed "The House That Ruth Built", the New York Yankees opened the 1924 season with high hopes. Unfortunately, their formidable 89-63 record would not be enough to best the Washington Senators who would go on to win their first World Series. The 1924 campaign would once again see the "Sultan of Swat" continue his sheer domination of American League hurlers, blasting 46 dingers, batting in 124 runs, posting a .378 batting average as well as an unfathomable 1.252 OPS! More significantly however, was the future potential seen from a powerful young rookie 1st baseman named Henry Louis Gehrig, who had played in a handful of games as a pinch hitter in 1923. [...]

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MIN BID $15,000
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