Oct 28, 2021 - Sale 2584

Sale 2584 - Lot 17

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
JACKIE ROBINSON AND 8 OTHER DODGERS SIGN DODGERTOWN STATIONERY (BROOKLYN DODGERS.) Dodgers training camp stationery Signed by Jackie Robinson, Duke Snider, Gil Hodges, Preacher Roe, Carl Furillo, Joe Black, Russ Meyer, Billy Cox, and Dixie Howell. Roe signed vertically at lower center. 1 page, 10 1/4x7 1/4 inches; few tiny holes at fold intersections, staple holes at upper left. [Vero Beach?], circa 1953

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The Dodgertown spring training facility was first dubbed "Dodger Town" when it was founded in Vero Beach, FL, in 1948. Five years later, the Holman Stadium was completed on the property. At the stadium's inaugural game on March 11, 1953, the Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Athletics 4-2.