Art Gleeson Signed AUTO Presentation Card Yankees Red Sox Oakland Oaks Broadcaster

Art Gleeson (D. 1964 at the age of 58) got his start calling games for teams in the California League games during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Gleeson served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and worked for the Armed Forces Network after being discharged from submarine service.,  From 1946-1949 he was play-by-play announcer for the Oakland Oaks of the Pacific Coast League. In 1950, he joined Mutual Broadcasting System, where he called New York Yankees games with Mel Allen from 1951–1952 and the "Mutual Game of the Day" from 1953-1959. From 1956-1960 Gleeson was the sports director of MBS. Gleeson joined the Boston Red Sox broadcast team in 1960, calling games with Curt Gowdy, Bill Crowley (1960), and Ned Martin (1961–1964) for five seasons.

Offered is a 5.75” x 3.5” custom linen heavy stock card signed by Gleeson in blue ink.

He is a super tough autograph to find.  This comes out of a long time in the mail collection.  The collector notated when they obtained the autograph on the back in pencil (11/57)



Item: 12088

Price: $149.00
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Art Gleeson Signed AUTO Presentation Card Yankees Red Sox Oakland Oaks Broadcaster