Presented is a 1971 New York Yankees team-signed baseball with (22) signatures including an early Thurman Munson. This deBeer Official Little League ball is penned in blue or black ink, with the clean off-white sphere grading an (“8”). The majority of signatures fall in the (“7-8”) range or better. The impressive Munson script is found on the south panel and grades an (“8”). A cornerstone memento of a backstop who left this world all too soon. With the exception of a clubhouse Swoboda, the remaining signatures come with an auction Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of signatures, please visit our website.
Sweet Spot: Stottlemyre, Peterson; West Panel: Clarke, Blomberg, Kenney, Closter, Lyttle; East Panel: Hardin, Cater, Baker; North Panel: Hansen, Swoboda (clubhouse), Hambright, Bahnsen, F. Alou, Aker; South Panel: Michael, McDaniel, Munson (d.1979), Ellis, Murcer and unidentified