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Attractive run of six official Polo Grounds programs for the New York Giants, ranging from 1949 through 1954.  Collection includes: 1) 1949: Unscored program vs. Boston Braves.  Hall of Famers listed include Billy Southworth (manager) and Johnny Mize.  VG/EX condition, stronger appearance but light folding down the center.  2) 1950: Unscored game against the Chicago Cubs.  Hall of Famers listed include Frankie Frisch (Manager), Monte Irvin, Leo Durocher (manager).  VG condition with a stronger appearance, some staining to the interior scorecard page and slight fold down the center.  3) 1951: April 27 game against the Boston Braves, won by the Braves, 7-3.  Warren Spahn got the win for the Braves.  Willie Mays was not with the team at this stage, and is not listed on the roster.  EX condition with some staining at the staples, scored neatly in ink along with handwritten notations.  4) 1952: April 24 game against the Boston Braves, a 6-3 win for the Braves in 10 innings, on an Eddie Mathews double and Jack Cusick sac fly.  Warren Spahn pitched for Boston, but was knocked out after 6.  EX condition, neatly scored in pencil with heavy notations in the scorecard page, a lovely scorecard.  5) 1953: Unscored game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Hall of Famers listed include Richie Ashburn and Monte Irvin.  Willie Mays was not on the roster at this point, as he was serving in the military.  6) 1954: Partially-scored August 8 game against the Milwaukee Braves, a 5-2 Braves victory.  Warren Spahn pitched a complete game, Sal Maglie was chased in the 8th, and Eddie Mathews hit his 30th home run in the 8th.  VG condition, some overall wear and some minor pencil writing on the cover.  Six scorecards total.

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1949-1954 New York Giants Polo Grounds Official Scorecard Collection (6)
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Final prices include buyers premium.: $135
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Auction closed on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
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