Offered is a group of (5) Phillies team-signed balls from 1961, 1963, 1965, 1966 and 1967. All of the Spalding ONL Giles balls contain Mauchs signature on the sweet spot and players to include 1961: (25) signatures with Roberts, Callison, Short; 1963: (22) signatures with Hoak, Short, Callison; 1965: (27) signatures with Bilinsky, Short, Callison, Bunning; 1966: (23) signatures with Bunning, Kuenn, Short; 1967: (24) signatures with Farrell, Bunning, Short and Callison. All of these signatures have been penned in ink and grade mostly in the (7 to 8) range. The balls that contain the signatures grade in the (7 to 8) range. This lot is accompanied by an auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of all signatures, please visit our website.
1961 (mostly 8):Sweet Spot:Mauch (d.2005) North Panel: C. Smith, Walters, Herrera, Taylor, Dalrymple, Malkmus, Amaro South Panel: Valo, Ferrarese, Lehman, Owens, Short (d.1991), Covington, GreenWest Panel: Baldschun, Sullivan, Gonzalez, Callison, Buzhardt, Coleman, MahaffyEast Panel: Walls, B. Smith, Roberts
1963 (mostly 6 to 7): Sweet Spot: Mauch (d.2005) North Panel: Oldis, Hoak (d.1969), Hamilton, Callison (d.2006), Short (d.1991) South Panel: Sievers, Bennett, Boozer (d.1986), Averill, 3 unidentified West Panel: Duren, Gonzalez, Wine, Baldschun, McLish, Covington East Panel: Klippstein (d.2003), Dalrymple, Torre
1965 (mostly 6 to 7): Sweet Spot: Mauch (d.2005) North Panel: Rojas, Phillips, Wagner, Johnson, Bunning, Culp, Stuart (d.2002) South Panel: Corrales, Gonzalez, Covington, Callison, Myatt, Roebuck West Panel: Herbert, Taylor, Wine, unidentified, Belinsky East Panel: Herrnstein, Baldschun, Allen, Burdette (d.2007), Mahaffy, Briggs, Short (d.1991), unidentified
1966 (mostly 6 to 7): Sweet Spot: Mauch (d.2005) North Panel: Taylor, Gonzalez, Uecker, Bunning, Kuenn (d.1988), Buhl South Panel: Wine, Linz, Knowles, Briggs, Wise, Rojas West Panel: Jackson, Fox, Craig, White, Clemens East Panel:Hubert, Brandt, Wise, Groat, Callison
1967 (mostly 8 to 9): Sweetspot: Mauch (d.2005) North Panel: Hall, White, Oliver, Green, Farrell South Panel: Jackson, Boozer, Short (d.1971), Bunning, Dalrymple, Lock, WiseWest Panel: Uecker, Rojas, Sutherland, Ellsworth, Gonzalez, Callison, Linz, East Panel: Joseph, Clemens, Loughlin (d.1999), Cowan