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Lot # 156: Ted Williams Publications, Autograph and Memorabilia Collection (30+)

Category: Boston Sports

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 3 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Monthly 02-19",
which ran from 2/10/2019 12:00 PM to
2/24/2019 10:00 PM

Splendid trove of the "Splendid Splinter", the best Ted Williams magazine cover collection we have ever seen, plus even more. 34 total pieces. Includes beautifully painted baseball, has a photo of Williams, his lifetime stats, his nicknames, and a short bio, all wonderfully painted on ball. Also, includes a Gartian figurine of Williams, (approx. 9" high), with signed plaque mounted on base (bat from figurine is included, but detached from figurine). 1) Beautiful wooden box (6.25x18") containing four porcelain items: Play Ball America card (#92) of Williams; Topps 1958 (#1) Williams card; Ted Williams signed Topps 1956 (#5) giant (6x4") Williams Card; Certificate of Authenticity and card-like photo of Williams signing the Giant Topps #5 Williams card. 2) Pic Magazine May 1947 edition with color cover photo of Williams (2 copies) and Police Gazette July 1949 edition with cover photo of Willams batting; 3) Look Magazine October 15, 1946 edition with cover color photo of Williams batting; 4) Sports Illustrated November 25, 1996 edition with color photo of Williams. 5) Heroes of the Game - Collector's Edition #50 with photo of Williams; 6) Open Road magazine May 1950, with cover photo of Williams batting; 7) Complete Baseball Winter 1953, with cover photo of Williams; 8) 1969 Washington Senators game scorecard/program, apparently from season opening series against the New York Yankees, with Williams on cover; 9) Sears Sports Center 1975 catalog, with Williams (fishing) on cover; 10) Sport magazine April 1948, with Willaims on cover; 11) Sport Magazine, August 1947, with Williams on cover; 12) Wilson (Sporting Goods) Spring and Summer 1957 Trade Price catalog with Williams on cover; 13) Man's Magazine April 1961 edition with illustration of Williams, in fighter pilot gear, on cover; 14) Street &Smith's Sports Magazine Baseball Issue, Spring 1950, with Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio on cover; 15) Eagle Magazine, June 1951 edition, with Williams on cover; 16) Sport Life magazine November 1948 magazine with Williams on cover;17) Varsity Magazine June 1948, with Williams on cover; 18) Sport Magazine July 1956 edition with Williams on cover; 19) Sport Magazine, September 1948 edition, with Williams and Joe DiMaggio on cover; 20) Sports Afield magazine August 1942 edition with article on Williams hunting; 21) Sport Magazine June 1959 edition with separate photos of Williams, Mantle, and Floyd Patterson on cover; 22) Liberty Magazine, October 5, 1946 edition with Williams on cover and an article on Williams by Boston writer "Colonel" Dave Egan, a noted tormentor of Williams; 23) Sport Magazine June 1969 edition, with Williams on cover (2 copies); 24) Sport Magazine September 1959 edition, with Williams and Stan Musial on cover; 25) Sport Magazine November 1948 edition, with Williams on cover; 26) Hardware World magazine, January 1942, with Williams and Joe DiMaggio on cover, each kissing his bat; 27) Dell Sports Baseball Stars magazine, with Williams on cover; 28) Complete Baseball 1950 (Spring Issue), with Williams on cover; 29) The Packard Sports Library magazine, May 1956 edition, with four sequenced photos of Williams batting on cover; 30) Sportsfolio magazine April 1947, with Williams on cover; 31) Flyer from Ted Williams Day at Fenway Park, April 30, 1952, with Williams on cover; 32) Sport Thrills (comic book magazine), #11, November 1950, with an illustrated story about Williams. 

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