Devastated by the infamous “Pfold,” the Philadelphia Phillies failed to win 90 games again for 11 straight years beginning in 1965. These (2) baseballs are respectively autographed by members of the 1965 and 1966 Connie Mack Stadium rosters. Includes:
1965 Philadelphia Phillies Team-Signed Ball: a clean and creamy ONL Giles ball (grade “9”) signed in blue ballpoint (average “8” strength, with many nicer) by: Sweet Spot: Mauch (d.2005, manager, “3-4” strength); North Panel: Oldis (coach), Baldschun, Briggs, Gonzalez, Roebuck (d.2018) and Covington (d.2011); South Panel: Dalrymple, Phillips, Corrales, Wagner, Bunning (d.2017), Burdette (d.2007), Culp and Stuart (d.2002); West Panel: Rojas, Wine, Herrnstein (d.2017), Amaro (d.2017) and Myatt (d.2000, coach); East Panel: Short (d.1991), Herbert, Allen and Johnson (d.2015).
1966 Philadelphia Phillies Team-Signed Ball: an off-white ONL Giles ball (grade “6-7”) signed in blue ballpoint (average “5-6” strength) by: North Panel: Short (d.1991), Wine and Rojas; South Panel: Uecker, Craig, Kuenn (d.1988), Roebuck and Buhl (d.2001); West Panel: L. Jackson (d.1990); East Panel: Knowles.
Auction LOA from JSA