Lot # 129: 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers Japan Tour Ticket Stub--Jackie Robinson's Final Home Run

Category: Tickets

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 7 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Auction 55 - Ended 5/5/2019",
which ran from 4/17/2019 6:00 PM to
5/4/2019 11:00 PM

Despite the date of 11/11/56 on the ticket, the game was actually played on December 12th, due to a rainout. The game proved to be worth the wait. The Dodgers pounded the All Japan team by a score of 10-2, with Roger Craig beating Hall of Famer Masaichi Kaneda. Gil Hodges, Roy Campanella and Pee Wee Reese homered for the Dodgers, while HOFer Futoshi Nakanishi hit one out as well. But the real story is that the game featured the last home run ever hit by Jackie Robinson as a Brooklyn Dodger. Robinson retired following the 1956 season.

Size: 5 1/4" x 3"

Condition: The ticket has been folded in half vertically. Otherwise Ex/Mt.

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