Legends from the Bronx and Queens are the endorsers of these (15) mementos. Big Apple highlights include: Mickey Mantle: matted to 20 x 23-1/2”, a 16x20 black-and-white photo of a youthful Mantle is signed in blue marker (“9-10” strength) and inscribed “No. 7” (full JSA); Joe DiMaggio: a mildly toned OAL Brown ball signed on the sweet spot in blue ballpoint (“9” strength; full JSA). More on our website.
The remaining autographed items come with an auction LOA from JSA:
Joe DiMaggio/Mickey Mantle: a 20x16 black-and-white photo (adhered to a sturdy cardboard backing) of the pair during their lone season (1951) as teammates. Both have signed in blue marker (DiMaggio “10” strength; Mantle “9” strength).
Joe DiMaggio: a 20x16 black-and-white photo (adhered to a sturdy cardboard backing) of DiMaggio in action in his Yankee road attire. Signed in blue marker (“10” strength).
Nolan Ryan: a professional model size “7-5/8” New York Mets cap signed on the right front in silver marker (“8” strength).
(6) Single-Signed Baseballs:
Bud Harrelson: mildly toned ONL Giamatti ball signed on the sweet spot in black ballpoint (“6” strength) and inscribed “Mets”
Keith Hernandez: clean white unofficial photo ball signed on the sweet spot in black ballpoint (“”7-8” strength)
(3) Don Mattingly: all mildly toned OAL Brown balls signed on the sweet spot in ballpoint (average “8” strength)
Joe Torre: mildly toned official 1998 World Series ball signed on the sweet spot in black ballpoint (“6” strength) and inscribed “125-50”
(4) Multi-Signed Baseballs:
1969 New York Mets Reunion Ball: very mildly toned ONL White ball signed in blue ballpoint (average “9” strength) by: Sweet Spot: Seaver; North Panel: Ryan, Clendenon, Koosman, Weis and Boswell; South Panel: Harrelson, Swoboda, Garrett, Gentry, Jones and Kranepool; West Panel: Shamsky, Agee and Taylor; East Panel: Pignatano (coach) and Charles
New York Yankee Greats: a medium-toned OAL Brown ball signed in ballpoint (average “6” strength) by: Sweet Spot: DiMaggio; North Panel: Shea, Reynolds, Slaughter, Keller and Lopat; South Panel: Dickey and Byrne; West Panel: Bauer and Etten; East Panel: Woodling, Collins, Mize and Raschi
New York Yankee Greats: a clean near-white OAL Cronin ball signed in ballpoint (average “6-7” strength) by: Sweet Spot: DiMaggio and Chandler; North Panel: Woodling and Berra; South Panel: Keller, Rolfe and Rizzuto; West Panel: Mize, Reynolds, Raschi, Collins and Lopat; East Panel: Gomez, Bauer and Henrich
Big League Superstars: a clean white unofficial ball signed in various writing instruments (signatures average “8” strength) by: Sweet Spot: J. DiMaggio; North Panel: Feller; South Panel: Appling, Mauch and W. Ford; West Panel: Parnell and Larsen; East Panel: E. Wynn and Cardenal
Also included is a “Starting Lineup” 1997 Series Mickey Mantle figurine (Mint-in-box; unsigned).