High Grade Grouping of 1950s Baseball Programs with Focus on New York Baseball
Wonderful line-up of early 1950s programs. Many Hall of Famers and other noteworthy stars are listed. Includes home programs from 1950-53 New York Yankees, 1951-52 Dodgers, 1951-52 Giants, 1951-52 Boston Red Sox, 1952 St. Louis Browns. High Grade.1) 1950 New York Yankees: (versus St. Louis Browns) DiMaggio, Berra, Rizzuto. 2) 1951 New York Yankees: (versus Philadelphia Athletics) Mantle (at lead-off), DiMaggio, Rizzuto. 3) New York Yankees (versus Washington Senators) Berra, Rizzuto. 4) 1953 New York Yankees (versus Chicago White Sox) - Mantle, Berra, Rizzuto. 5) 1951 Brooklyn Dodgers (versus Philadelphia Phils) Jackie Robinson, Snider, Campanella, Ashburn. 6) 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers (versus New York Giants) Jackie Robinson, Snider, Campanella, Mays, Thomson. 7) 1951 New York Giants (versus Brooklyn Dodgers), program lists all the key players (except Willie Mays, who was in the service at this point in the season) who were later in the famous third game of the 1951 National League Play-offs, the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" game. Branca, Thomson, Newcombe, Mueller, Lockman, plus managers Durocher and Dressen. 8) New York Giants (versus Philadelphia Phils) Mays, Thomson, Ashburn. 9) Boston Red Sox (versus Cleveland Indians) Ted Williams, Dom DiMaggio, Doby, Feller. 10) 1952 Boston Red Sox (versus Washington Senators) Ted Williams, Dom DiMaggio. 11) 1952 St. Louis Browns (versus unnamed opponent), program does not list teams and rosters/lineups.