Mid-1950s Wilson A2100 Model Game-Used Billy Martin Glove 
Lot Number 387
 
Quantity: Bid Started: 02/21/2007 10:00:00 
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Description

It may be every childís dream to have one of his baseball idols toss him a souvenir and acknowledge the reverence. For youngster Jeffrey Dornberger that dream became a reality in 1955 when Billy Martin gave the glove he reportedly used in the 1953 World Series to the lad. The then 11-year-old Dornberger received the glove as a gift from Martin, who was dear friends with Dornbergerís cousin Keith Ross, an old Army buddy. Presented is that glove accompanied with three notarized letters certifying the authenticity of the leather relic. The A2100 Billy Martin signature model glove is the standard store model glove from this era for Martin and shows significant wear. The artifact has one repaired lace and is missing the Wilson wrist patch. The notarized letters chronicle possession of the glove and include the newspaper article stating that Martin gave the glove to Jeffrey Dornberger. Further certification comes in the form of a LOA from Dave Bushing and Troy Kinunen/Mears listing the glove as authentic.  
 
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Wire Photo from World Series game matching the glove - NOT INCLUDED IN LOT.
Wire Photo from World Series game matching the glove - NOT INCLUDED IN LOT.