Beautifully engraved unissued certificate from the American League Baseball Club of New York, Inc
dated 1915. This historic document was printed by the Broun-Green Company, New York and has an
ornate border around it with the company's name on top. This certificate is over 102 years old.
These certificates were issued to help raise money for the purchase of the New York Yankees by Col. Jacob Ruppert and Col. Tillinghast L┤Hommedieu Huston. The total purchase price for the Yankees was $460,000.
Apr 24, 1917 George Mogridge becomes the first Yankee to throw a no-hitter in a 2-1 win at Fenway Park.
Jan 3, 1920 The Yankees purchase the contract of Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox for $125,000 and a $350,000 loan against the mortgage on Fenway Park.
Sept, 1921 The Yankees clinch the first of their 37 A.L. pennants.
May 5, 1922 Construction begins on Yankee Stadium.
May 21, 1922 Col. Ruppert buys out Col. Huston for $1,500,000.
Apr 18, 1923 - Yankee Stadium opens. Ruth hits home run.