The first ever African American player for the Yankees, Elston Howard, was the catcher and the glue of the key 1950's and 60's 6-time World Championship teams. The 12-time All-Star was the 1963 AL MVP, and his #32 jersey has been retired. He was a born leader who was taken away too early at just 51 years of age in 1980, long before the show signing circuit took hold. A single-signed baseball by Howard is coveted by Yankees and Hall of Fame ball collectors. Few are offered, and here is a rare one that is PSA/DNA Autograph graded MINT 9 - a true rarity! This vintage baseball has been hand signed and inscribed "To Stanley Best Wishes" by Elston Howard. The autograph is guaranteed authentic, and includes a PSA/DNA Letter of Grading & Authenticity.
Note: This item does not include an individually numbered TRISTAR Authentication hologram, only the PSA/DNA Letter of Authenticity.