is a vintage 1955
New York Yankees World Series Press Pin. The Brooklyn Dodgers
beat the New York Yankees in the fall
classic four games to three. Press
Pins which have been distributed since 1911, are
distributed to members of the media by the host teams
for the World Series games. The press pins
are made to be worn on the lapel to provide reporters
access to cover the game. This Yankee Stadium press pin
a Threaded post, and was made by Balfour.
For the third time in four years, the
Brooklyn Dodgers, and the New York Yankees faced off in the World
Series. Of the Dodgers seven World Series setbacks, the last five had come at the hands of the
Yankees. However, this year, the "Bums from Brooklyn" won
in a Row to start the season, and then Da' Bums went on to beat the Yankees in the World Series.