The Finest Elston Howard Single Signed American League Baseball PSA DNA COA
Offered here is a rare single-signed baseball from legendary New York Yankees catcher Elston Howard. Howard was one of the great pioneers of the sports community, as the first African American to grace the professional baseball diamond for the Yankees. A single-signed, non-personalized baseball from the six-time World Series champion is one of the holy grail collectibles of an amazing era of Yankee history. His accomplishments were unparalleled for so many reasons. Still, the smiles and the pride that he brought to the African American community of Yankee fans during his years of play is beyond words. He won Gold Glove Awards in 1963 and 1964, in the latter season setting AL records for putouts and total chances in a season. He was voted the American League MVP in 1963, the first African American player to receive the honor. His lifetime fielding percentage of. 993 as a catcher was an MLB record from 1967-73, and he retired among the AL career leaders in putouts (6,447) and total chances (6,977). Elston Howard signed this attractive Official American League Lee MacPhail baseball in blue ballpoint pen on the sweet spot. The vintage baseball displays beautifully. The signature and stampings stand boldly against the creamy hue. This is the finest examples of a single-signed baseball from Howard that we have had the pleasure of offering. It comes with an LOA from PSA/DNA (AG04274) for the signature. We offer the finest in Sports Memorabilia and autographs. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Balls".
The seller is "showpiecessports" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil.
- Product: Ball
- Sport: Baseball-MLB
- Autograph Authentication: Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA)
- Team: New York Yankees
- Player: Elston Howard
- Original/Reprint: Original