Most Complete 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers Framed Piece with 47 Signatures 
Lot Number 402
 
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The 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers ended decades of torment by vanquishing the cross-town Yankees to win their first World Series title. These bums from Flatbush captured the hearts of generations of fans with some of the greatest talent and personalities from the era. Presented is the most complete 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers autographed framed piece known in the hobby today. Measuring approximately 38x45, this ornately framed and matted display piece contains (47) signatures including every player and a cast of personnel ranging from the general manager to the clubhouse attendant. Each signature is partitioned by a custom-matte which creates an alluring visual appeal. Unless noted, each autograph is signed in blue or black ink. Highlights include Signed Checks: Alston (d.1984, “9”, dated 1956), B. Herman (d.1992, “10”, dated 1976), Reese (d.1999, “10”, dated 1976), J. Robinson (d.1972, “9”, dated 1965, full name variant); Signed Hall of Fame Metallic Plaque Cards: Koufax (“9”), Reese (“10”); Signed Perez Steele Postcards: Campanella (d.1993, “8”), Snider (“10”); Signed Index Cards: Alston (d.1984, “10”), Amoros (d.1992, “9”), Black (d.2002, “10”), Furillo (d.1989, “9”), Gilliam (d.1978, “10”), Hoak (d.1969, “8”, with salutation), Hodges (“8”, d.1972, cut signature), Lasorda (“10”), O’Malley (d.1979, “10”, red ink), Pitler (d.1968, “9”), V. Scully (“8”), Shuba (“10”, “Shotgun” inscription), Spooner (d.1984, “10”) and Zimmer (“9”). Signatures come with COA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of signatories, please visit our website.

Signed Checks: Alston (d.1984, “9”, dated 1956), Erskine (“10”, dated 1990), J. Griffin (“9”, endorsed on reverse), B. Herman (d.1992, “10”, dated 1976), Reese (d.1999, “10”, dated 1976), J. Robinson (d.1972, “9”, dated 1965, full name variant); Signed Hall of Fame Metallic Plaque Cards: Koufax (“9”), Reese (“10”); Signed Perez Steele Postcards: Campanella (d.1993, “8”), Snider (“10”); Signed Index Cards: Alston (d.1984, “10”), Amoros (d.1992, “9”), Bavasi (“10”), Becker (d.1998, “10”), Bessent (d.1990, “10”, with salutation), Black (d.2002, “10”), Borkowski (“10”), Craig (“9”), Erskine (“10”, with salutation and “Dodgers” inscription), Furillo (d.1989, “9”), Gilliam (d.1978, “10”), Hamric (d.1984, “9”), Helfer (d.1975, “9”, red ink), Hoak (d.1969, “8”, with salutation), Hodges (“8”, d.1972, cut signature), Howell (d.1990, “10”, with salutation), Hughes (d.2001, “8”, with salutation), Kellert (d.1976, “10”), Labine (d.2007, “10”), Lasorda (“10”), Loes (“10”), Meyer (d.1998, “9”), Moryn (d.1996, “9”), Newcombe (“9”), O’Malley (d.1979, “10”, red ink), Pitler (d.1968, “9”), Podres (“10”), Roebuck (“9”, brown ink), Scott (“9”), V. Scully (“8”), L. Scott (“9”), Shuba (“10”, “Shotgun” inscription), Spooner (d.1984, “10”), Templeton (d.1997, “9”), R. Walker (d.1992, “10”), Wendler (“10”), Zimmer (“9”).  
 
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