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Lot #9 # Elston Howard (rare) Cond: 8

Item ID: 625494 INV ID: Watch Listing

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Current Time: 1/20/2019 7:49:30 AM EST
Listed: Sunday December 23, 2018 10:34 AM EST
Ending: Wednesday January 30, 2019 11:00 PM EST
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Starting Bid: $1,500
Current Bid: $2,197 by
Next Bid: $2,417
Bid Increment: $220
Bids: 1 (History)
Reserve Status: This item has no Reserve.

 


Listing Details

Beloved Yankee, the first African-American player to wear Yankee pinstripes and a great player in his own right. Elston played for the Yankees from 1955-1966 and was a key player on many of their top teams, including the 1961 Yankees. As if that was not enough, Elston was also a 1967 Red Sox team member! Elston sadly died in 1980 at only age 51. As with so many other players, he is truly rare on a single signed baseball. Needed by almost all 1961 Yankee and 1967 Red Sox collectors, these are a really big deal when they come to market. The offered ball is signed on a scarce Official National Baseball Congress model baseball, likely in the 1970s. The ball itself is off-white and clean. Elston signed the sweet spot, this is a particularly large and fine signature, with a great flow. Who wants to fill one of the ultimate spots in a Yankee single signed ball collection? JSA LOA (full).

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