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Lot # 351: 1941 "Mickey Owen Drops the Third Strike", Most Famous World Series Blunder!

Starting Bid: $25.00

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Item was in Auction "Summer Premier Auction 2019",
which ran from 7/14/2019 11:30 PM to
8/3/2019 8:00 PM



In one of the most infamous and unfortunate moments in baseball history, Mickey Owen the catcher of the Brooklyn Dodgers drops the third strike that would have ended the game and tied the World Series at two games each for the Dodgers. Instead, hit after hit ensued and the game ended in favor of the Yankees and they took a 3-1 lead in the series. While this is a 1950's re-strike, it is still one of the only original examples of this photo we have ever seen.

Size: 4.75x7
Designation: Vintage 3(b)
Condition: 4/5
Quality: 4/5
Overall Grade: 8/10

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