is a Joe DiMaggio Day official Souvenir Cover. These complementary
covers were made available by the C. George company
located on 112 Palmetto street Brooklyn. These covers
were given away at Yankee Stadium on Joe DiMaggio Day
October 1, 1949. Before the game the covers were taken
to the Bronx Central station Post Office where the
Stamps were canceled.
This great piece of vintage memorabilia is rarely seen
and features a facsimile Joe DiMaggio sigature. Pictured
below is the souvenir insert.
DiMaggio was honored at Yankee Stadium on October 1,
1949. During his speech he uttered these famous words."I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee."A sign of this quote hangs in the Yankee Stadium
tunnel the ball players pass on the way to the field.