- Active Filters
- Selection Required: Select product options above before making new offer.
- Error: There was an error sending your offer, please try again. If this problem persists, please contact us.
1943 World Series Program + 2 World Series Ticket Stubs Game 4,5Go Back
Out of stock
Offered for auction is a 1943 St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees Game 4 World Series Program at Sportsman’s Park. The cover is loose, g-vg condition, has pencil writings on the cover, and pencil writings and drawings on the pre-printed lineup page. The back page cover has pencil markings on some areas. The program is unscored. Along with the program comes game 4 & 5 world series ticket stubs. Game 4 stub Sec. k, Row 11, Seat 20 is in vg condition. Game 5 stub sec. K , Row 11 seat 20 is in vg condition.These are the personal items of former major league player Don Heffner.
Legacy. Passed down from generation to generation, families keep items in their collection for sentimental, historic or monetary value. This game worn artifact originates from the estate of baseball player and manager, Don Heffner. Surprisingly, the curation of his estate has remained intact for almost a century and is ready to be part of a new legacy.
Don Heffner was a major league second baseman for 11 years with a .241 batting average (in 743 games). Highlighting the start of his career in the Majors, he was a member of the vaunted 1936 New York Yankees team. He batted in a lineup which featured the likes of rookie Joe DiMaggio and the “Iron Horse”, Lou Gehrig. The team was impressive winning their 8th pennant and beat the Giants in six games to win the ultimate trophy. Well deserved, Heffner added a World Series ring to his jewelry box. He spent four seasons with the team before going to the St. Louis Browns.
To start his professional career in 1929, Heffner spent four seasons with the then-minor league Baltimore Orioles. With the International League team, he started impressively with what the media dubbed a “Heffner Hue” for his prowess on defense. The “Baltimore Boy” remained such an important keystone that the team had a celebratory day in his honor,