The big, hard-throwing righty broke in with the A's ('41), lost three prime seasons to WWII service ('43-'45), made major contributions to a Yankees championship ('50), and logged two different stints in Washington ('47-'48 and '51-'52). He ended his career with a balanced record of 40-40 plus 56 saves and a respectable 3.47 ERA. Offered is Ferrick's 1947 uniform ensemble, complete with: Jersey - MacGregor GoldSmith, moderate wear, chain-stitched "Ferrick 17," notated "FERRICK," US flag patch); Pants - Moderate wear (w/crotch hole), waistband notation "Ferrick," chain-stitched "T'48" and "Wooten 23" (outfielder Junior Wooten), notated "E.L." (Ed Lyons) and "W.H. 19" (unknown). Socks - Heavy wear, notated "FERRICK" and "EH." Tobacco Pouch - Lorillard's 15-cent Beech-Nut Chewing pouch, 4" x 5", FR, opened and folded closed at top, with tobacco still inside. This item has a reserve (estimated value: $1,000-$2,000).
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