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Bobby Richardson Signed Baseball Yankees – COA JSAGo Back
Presented is an OAL (Brown) baseball autographed by Bobby Richardson. He signed it on the sweet spot in black ballpoint pen (“8”). “He inscribed the ball Bobby Richardson” “with the inscription #1.”The ball itself shows little toning from age.
Bobby Richardson played second baseman for the New York Yankees from 1955 through 1966. Batting and throwing right-handed, in 1960, he was named the World Series MVP. Though the Yankees lost the Series in seven games to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Richardson batted .367 with 12 runs batted in (RBI). He won the next two World Series, ending the 1962. The Sporting News called him baseball’s 13th most memorable play in 1999. From 1961 to 1965, Richardson won five straight Gold Glove Awards at second base.
Authentication: JSA Basic Cert & Sticker
This ball is from one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of autographed baseballs in the world. Altogether they were easily displayable in custom shelf form and alphabetically displayed, nonetheless. The choice of medium was visually easy for the encyclopedic collector who put these together. It took several decades to amass these rare autographs of the most prominent entertainers, historical figures, and sports players. It proved quite difficult to acquire autographs of non-ballplayers on such an odd object (a baseball), but diligence proved otherwise and that it’s possible. So, now with the collection complete and his shelves empty there’s only one thing left to do…. bid on this item and start the challenge to see how far you can take it.