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Sports Illustrated "20 Greatest Teams" Edition Signed by (98) with J. DiMaggio, Mantle and Full JSA

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While baseball pundits will argue forever as to which was the greatest team of all-time, Sports Illustrated published its qualified opinion, citing its top 20 teams in a 1991 special edition. This one showcases (98) bold autographs of players from those juggernaut rosters. Blue Sharpie signatures average (“9-10”) strength with keys including: (2) Berra, J. DiMaggio, Ford, Hunter, Irvin, R. Jackson, Mantle, Mays, Musial, Reese, Rizzuto, (2) B. Robinson, F. Robinson, Snider and Wilhelm. Full photo LOA from JSA. More on our website.

The complete list reads as follows:

1936 New York Yankees: J. DiMaggio

1942 St. Louis Cardinals: (2) Kurowski, Marion, Moore, Musial, Slaughter and Walker

1953 New York Yankees: Bauer, Berra, Mantle (inscribed “HOF 1974”), McDougald (inscribed “#12”), Noren, Rizzuto, Sain and Woodling

1954 New York Giants: Dark, Irvin, Mays, Mueller, Westrum and Wilhelm

1955 Brooklyn Dodgers: Craig, Erskine, Labine, Loes, Newcombe, Podres, Reese, Snider and Zimmer

1961 New York Yankees: Arroyo, Berra, Blanchard, Boyer, Cerv, Daley, Ford, Houk (manager), Kubek, Lopez, Richardson, Sheldon and Skowron

1969 New York Mets: Agee, Boswell, Charles, Clendenon, Garrett, Gentry, Grote, Harrelson, Jones, Koosman, Kranepool, Martin, McAndrew, McGraw (inscribed “Ya Gotta Believe”), Seaver, Swoboda and Weis

1970 Baltimore Orioles: Blair, Cuellar, Etchebarren, Hall (inscribed “#29”), Hendricks, McNally, Palmer (inscribed “HOF 1990”), Powell, Rettenmund, (2) B. Robinson, F. Robinson and Weaver (manager)

1974 Oakland A’s: Bando, Blue, Campaneris, Dark (manager), Fingers, Hunter, R. Jackson, Rudi

1975 Cincinnati Reds: Anderson (manager), Bench, Billingham, Concepcion, Eastwick, Foster, Geronimo, Griffey, Gullett, McEnaney, Morgan, Norman, Pérez and Rose

1989 Oakland Athletics: Eckersley, R. Henderson and LaRussa (manager, inscribed “A’s!”)

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