Back Lot Number: 907  

Lot 907
Description: December 11, 1951 Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees letter of retirement with related acceptance letter. Typewritten one page letter sent from Joe DiMaggio to George Weiss of the New York Yankees. The content is concise and brief, "Dear Mr. Weiss: I desire to apply for voluntary retirement from the active list of the New York Yankees, the reason therefore being that following my long career in active play, I desire to enter another field. Sincerely, Joseph P. DiMaggio". As it is Joe DiMaggio's personal copy, the letter remains unsigned. Included is a Dec. 19, 1951 typed letter of acceptance from Major League Baseball confirming Joe's removal from the active player list and a vintage large format image of DiMaggio seated in a chair at Yankee Stadium after his retirement announcement: Range VG/EX-NM
Sold For: $2,100.00

Estimated Price: ($500.00-$750.00)