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Nearly a decade after his excellent playing career ended, Billy Southworth guided the Boston Braves to the National League pennant in 1948 and earned this high-grade ring as a result. A masterful design, it is like new in its original box. Even the diamond is exceptional for a World Series ring. The Hall of Famer's name is engraved inside, making this a truly rare and beautiful piece, which is a size 10.5. Manufactured by EJ Scheer, Inc. of Rochester. The best part is that this was presented to an inductee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Obtained directly from the family of Billy Southworth. Over his 13 years as a manager, Southworth compiled a .571 winning percentage, which still ranks second behind Joe McCarthy all-time in baseball history. As a player, he batted .297 over a similar, 13-year stint. One of Southworth's former players on that pennant-winning club, Clint Conatser, was full of praise for his former manager on the occasion of his posthumous induction to the Hall of Fame in 2008, saying: "It's like some guys can pick horses out of nowhere. Southworth was a genius like that on the diamond."
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