Heading into September, the 1965 Los Angeles Dodgers were locked in a heated six team battle for first. Riding a stable of stud hurlers that posted a glittering Team ERA of 2.81, the Dodgers won 14 of their last 15 games and then out dueled the Minnesota Twins in a tough seven game World Series. Corral a prime souvenir of this pitching rich championship team with this period signed ONL/Giles ball (EX-MT) decorated with (24) autographs ranging (“5“ to “8”) with key signers: Alston, Drysdale and Koufax. Full photo LOA from JSA.
The complete list of autographs is as follows: sweet spot: Walt Alston, Don Drysdale; north panel: Jeff Torborg, Tommy Davis, Willie Davis, Sandy Koufax, Willie Crawford, Bob Miller, Wes Parker; south panel: John Roseboro, Claude Osteen, Hector Valle, Jim Gilliam, Wally Moon, Al Ferrara; east panel: Howie Reed, Danny Ozark, Johnny Podres; west panel: Ron Fairly, Ron Perranoski, Jim Lefebvre, John Purdin, Dick Tracewski, “Lefty” Phillips