Lot 154: Elston Howard & Joe Dimaggio



2019-03-27 12:27:38

Lot 154

Fine Ink signatures both on 3"x 5' index cards with JSA certification. Howard was the first African American player on the Yankees. Elston Gene "Ellie" Howard (February 23, 1929 - December 14, 1980) was an American professional baseball player. Howard on the field was a catcher, left fielder and coach. During a 14-year baseball career, he played in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball from 1948 through 1968, primarily for the New York Yankees. He also played for the Kansas City Monarchs and the Boston Red Sox. Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 - March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin'Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees. Born to Italian immigrants in California, he is widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, and is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15 - July 16, 1941), a record that still stands.. To place a bid go to www.oneofakindauctions.com

Estimate: $100-$200

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