Nineteenth Annual Baseball Dinner Program, 1967

Sale price$10,000.00


This is a very rare program old and original 1967 Nineteenth Annual MANCHESTER BASEBALL DINNER PROGRAM, featuring twelve (12) autographs  This rare vintage baseball program measures approximately 9 1/2" x 6", and is a thicker stock, four-page fold-over program. This dinner took place in Manchester, New Hampshire at Manchester's State Armory on Feb. 15, 1967 (Wed. evening). <>Included are twelve autographs on the program's front cover, including a young Tony Conigliaro of the Boston Red Sox (his autograph is located along the left edge, at center). The "Honored Guests" are listed on the program's front cover: Boog Powell (Baltimore Orioles), Curt Blefary (Orioles), Moe Drabowsky (Orioles), Nick Eddy (Notre Dame Fighting Irish), Bubba Smith (Michigan State Spartans, before his NFL playing days), Tony Conigliaro (Red Sox), Bill Monbouquette (Red Sox), Ken Coleman (Red Sox), Mr. & Mrs. Lou Smith (Rockingham) and baseball umpire Bill Jackowski. "Guest Speakers" were Bill Coleman, Gordon Beard and Ed Kosicki. Also mentioned on the program's front cover is Manchester Baseball Dinner chairman Leo Cloutier and "Toastmaster" Mel Allen. Besides Conigliaro's signature, the other autographs I can make out include: Gordon Beard, Ken Coleman and Moe Drabowsky. The dinner's itinerary is titled "Batting Order For Tonight", with Tony Conigliaro slated to speak at 10:10 p.m. The program's back cover lists the baseball dinner's history, beginning in 1949 through 1966; all notable names who appeared at those dinners are also included (which reads like a "Who's Who" in baseball history).  Condition: soiled and worn. Not for sale.

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