Mel Ott Signed 1945 Giants Team Baseball with (23) Signatures (Beckett)

  • Lot number 8294374
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  • Total bids 20
  • Winning bid $661.77
  • Buyer's premium $112.50
  • Total $774.27

Spalding Official National League baseball has been hand-signed by (23) members of the 1945 New York Giants baseball team! Signers on the ball include Mel Ott (D. 1958, HOF), Ernie Lombardi (D. 1977, HOF), Adolfo Luque, Bill Emmerich, Sal Maglie, Billy Jurges, John Rucker, Ray Berres, Nap Reyes, Bill Voiselle, Bubba Jonnard, Don Fisher, Buddy Kerr, Red Treadway, George Hausmann, Roy Zimmerman, Adrian Zabala, Danny Gardella, Jack Brewer, Rube Fischer, John Hudson, and Mike Schemer.

The 1945 New York Giants baseball team played during a unique period in baseball history due to World War II. With many players serving in the military, the team faced challenges in assembling a competitive roster. The Giants finished the season with a 78-74 record, a testament to the adaptability and resilience of the players during wartime. Despite the absence of some key personnel, the team showcased its commitment to the game. The 1945 season laid the groundwork for the return to normalcy in baseball after the war, and the Giants, like other teams, welcomed back their returning stars in the subsequent seasons. The 1945 Giants season serves as a historical snapshot, reflecting the impact of global events on America's pastime during a time of great change and uncertainty.

The autograph includes an official Beckett Authentication Services hologram and matching LOA for authenticity purposes.

Authentication: Beckett LOA

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