There's plenty for Yankees collectors to cheer about with this loaded assortment of photos, publications, souvenirs and ephemera. Spanning the 1930s-1990s, this diverse assortment boasts items featuring Yankees legends Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio and Mantle, along with big game programs and an interesting mix of keepsakes.
(8) Photos: 1.) vintage 8x10 matte print (NM) of Babe Ruth holding a copy of his 1948 autobiography book "The Babe Ruth Story" seen with his wife Claire and a third party, possibly actor Dan Dailey; 2.) 1985 9x12 Mickey Mantle matte print (EX+) with handwritten note dated 5/2/85 on reverse, this note cites "his joining Sports Channel; 3.) 7x9 wire photo (VG) of the Yankees Floyd (Bill) Bevens pitching in Game 4 of the 1947 World Series against the Dodgers, a handwritten note on the reverse side refers to Dodgers pinch-hitter Cookie Lavagetto breaking up Bevens no-hitter (after 8-2/3 innings); 4-8.) 1950s "Super Pak" photo album (VG-EX) with (5) 3-1/2 x 5" photos average (NM) unless noted with: Phil Rizzuto (VG-EX), Ed Lopat, Johnny Mize, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle (nice early '50s photo of a youthful Mickey)
(9) Publications: 1942 American League Official Schedule booklet (EX) with "Compliments of New York Yankees" 1960 All-Star Game program from Yankee Stadium (VG-EX); 1961 World Series program from Yankees Stadium (EX); 1966 Yankees yearbook (EX); 1973 Baseball Tips booklet (EX); 1976 Pinstripes newsletter (NM); 1988 Pinstriper magazine (VG); 1996 New York Chapter-Baseball Writers' AA program (NM); 1999 The Yankees Remember Joe DiMaggio tribute program (NM)
(5) Souvenirs: 1930s-1940s Lou Gehrig bat pencil with facsimile signature (EX); 1940s 3" felt mini-pennant (EX-MT+); 1950s 1-1/2" diameter pin with ribbon and ball & glove charms (NM); 1960s Roger Maris bat pen with facsimile signature presents NM with deference to pen tube absent; 1950s-1960s glass ashtray with stadium and logo (NM)
(2) Documents: 11/25/41 Western Union telegram (VG-EX) from agent Christy Walsh to New York Herald reporter Joe Bihler with Babe Ruth content and "Mr. (movie producer Samuel) Goldwyn"; 5/14/42 Samuel Goldwyn Inc. "Day Player Agreement" contract (EX-MT) signed by actor Buddy Williams for a bit part of "Bootblack" in the 1942 film "Pride of the Yankees"
(6) 1950s-1960s Knickerbocker Beer coasters: set of (4) metal coasters average (EX-MT) in attractive original box with end flaps absent; (2) different cardboard types (both EX-MT)