Beautiful 1952 All Star Game Team Signed Baseball Mickey Mantle Rookie Era JSA
Some “firsts” occurred in the 1952 Mid-Summer Classic: among them, the first-ever rain-shortened installment and the inaugural All-Star Game appearance of Mickey Mantle. Secured at Philadelphia’s Shibe Park that day, (22) autographs from the Junior Circuit squad decorate this Official American League Harridge Baseball. The clean and creamy orb boasts of vibrant red laces and strong blue-ink signatures. Includes: Sweet Spot: Marty Marion (coach); North Panel: Jensen (d.1982), Phil Rizzuto, Vic Raschi (d.1988), Joost and Doby (clubhouse); South Panel: Minnie Minoso, E. Robinson, Fain, Shantz and Garcia (d.1986); West Panel: Yost, Dom DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, J. Hegan (d.1984) and Avila; East Panel: Rosen, Hank Bauer, Allie Reynolds, Billy Martin (d.1989), Nellie Fox , Mitchell (d.1987) and Cuccinello (coach). Full photo LOA from JSA.