Classic June 2007
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The annual supplement to the publisher's encyclopedia series, the Compton Yearbook provided a wealth of information within a single volume. Published in 1962 (F.E. Compton Co., USA, 600 pgs.), this particular version details events and celebrities of the previous calendar year. Of course, no such summary would be complete without lengthy mention of the single-season home run record assault that Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle authored. Not only does the offered book feature that recollection—with accompanying images, no less—but it's decorated with the signature of each of the fence-clearing icons. In green ballpoint, each hero has signed on or alongside his black-and-white likeness, both scriptings projecting "10" strength. Employed by the New York Yankees in 1962 in an usher capacity, the consignor personally obtained the signatures shortly after being issued the yearbook. The item shows minimally EX presentation quality, with both covers and all pages completely intact. Expected wear is present along the covers' edges and corners. LOA from Steve Grad/PSA DNA.
Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris Signed 1962 Compton Encyclopedia Yearbook
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