Lot # 94: 1951 U.S. All-Star Tour of Japan Program -- Joe DiMaggio Cover Rare Issue

Category: Publications

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 6 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Auction 60: Ended 3/21/2021",
which ran from 3/5/2021 6:00 PM to
3/20/2021 11:00 PM

Offered here is a seldom seen program, printed solely for the game which took place on 10/7/51 at Narumi Stadium between the U.S. All Stars and Nagoya Dragons. The All Stars won the game by a score of 11-1. This is only the second time we have auctioned an example of this program. The last time was in 2008.

Photos and photo bios are included for all U.S. Tour participants. Luminaries such as the DiMaggio Brothers, Lefty O'Doul, Bob Lemon, Ed Lopat, Bobby Shantz, Ferris Fain and Billy Martin were Tour members. Additionally, there are photo bios of the Japanese participants and scores of previous games of the series.

Size: 7 1/4" x 10 1/8". 16 pages.

Condition: Vg

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