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His superior all-around talents separated him from his cross-town HOF counterparts yet at times their shadow cast over centerfield at Ebbet’s. In 1958, with the move to the opposite coast, the “Silver Fox” and his spectacular play took center stage for good under the warm California sun. It goes without saying that jerseys worn by the Duke are exceptionally rare in any condition, so it gives us great pleasure to offer this exquisite gray flannel specimen from the Dodgers first days in L.A. Later issued to a minor league prospect, “Los Angeles” was removed from the chest and followed by a number change (from “4” to “29”). Both can be restored. The crown jewel of this magnificent piece though is his bold, crisp blue sharpie, “Duke Snider #4” signature. Unique vents under each arm are a nice touch to this fine jersey. On the left tail, stitched in blue is, “#4 Duke Snider 1958 Set 1.” Tagging is, “Wilson [size] 44. Nice, even use has left the jersey in top display condition.
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