Johnny Pesky Signed Baseball Red Sox – COA JSAGo Back
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Nicknamed “The Needle” and “Mr. Red Sox”, Johnny Pesky was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach. He was a shortstop and third baseman during a ten-year major league playing career, appearing in 1,270 games played in 1942 and from 1946 to 1954 for three teams. He missed the 1943–45 seasons while serving in World War II. Pesky was associated with the Boston Red Sox for 61 of his 73 years in baseball—from 1940 through June 3, 1952, 1961 through 1964, and from 1969 until his death. Pesky also managed the Red Sox from 1963 to 1964, and in September 1980.
Presented is an OAL (Budig) baseball autographed by Johnny Pesky. He signed it on the sweet spot in blue ballpoint pen (“9”). The ball itself shows toning from age and handwritten numerical coding.
Authentication: JSA Basic Cert & Sticker