1923 Yankees World Champions OAL Baseball Team-Signed By (21) with Babe Ruth & Rare Kenesaw Landis (1st Baseball Commissioner) (Beckett)

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Official American League baseball has been hand-signed by (21) members of the 1923 New York Yankees baseball team. Signers include Babe Ruth, Waite Hoyt, Herb Pennock, Kenesaw Landis (Baseball Commissioner), Joe Bush, Wally Pipp, Everett Scott, Fred Hofmann, Whitey Whitt, Oscar Roettger, Carl Mays, Bob Meusel, Ernie Johnson, Bob Shawkey, Aaron Ward, Mike McNally, Joe Dugan, and (3) more.

The 1923 New York Yankees were one of the most iconic teams in baseball history. Here are some key details about the Yankees during that season:

World Series Champions: The 1923 New York Yankees won the World Series, marking their first championship in franchise history. They defeated the New York Giants in six games.

Manager: The Yankees were managed by Miller Huggins in 1923. Huggins was known for his managerial skills and was a key figure in the team's success.

Notable Players:

Babe Ruth: Babe Ruth was the biggest star on the team and in all of baseball. He was known for his incredible power and home run-hitting ability. In 1923, Ruth hit an astonishing 41 home runs, setting a new single-season record.

Bob Meusel: Meusel was another important player on the Yankees in 1923. He was known for his strong offensive contributions.

Yankee Stadium: The 1923 season was particularly significant because it was the first season the Yankees played in their new home, Yankee Stadium. The stadium would become known as "The House That Ruth Built."

Regular Season: The Yankees had a very successful regular season in 1923, finishing with a record of 98 wins and 54 losses. This secured them the American League pennant.

World Series: In the 1923 World Series, the Yankees faced their cross-town rivals, the New York Giants. The Yankees won the series four games to two, with Babe Ruth hitting three home runs in the series, helping solidify his status as a baseball legend.

Legacy: The 1923 Yankees are often considered one of the greatest baseball teams of all time. The combination of Babe Ruth's power hitting and the opening of Yankee Stadium made this season a pivotal moment in baseball history and contributed to the rise of the New York Yankees as one of the most successful and iconic franchises in sports.

This championship marked the beginning of a dynasty for the Yankees, who would go on to win many more championships in the years to come.

The autographs include an official Beckett Authentication Services hologram and matching LOA for authenticity purposes.

Authentication: Beckett LOA

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