The current Inside the Park Collectibles auction includes this mid-50's Brooklyn Dodger World Championship doll on auction. I've only seen a handful of these over the past decade.
I actually have one of these in my collection, but I can't display it. Long story short, the eBay description for the doll said it had a musty smell to it (as full disclosure), but I figured it couldn't be that bad. Well, I was wrong. It was worse than bad, so it current sits wrapped in an air-tight plastic bag and hidden away in a cardboard box.
The doll below, on the other hand, is as mint as you can get.
This next doll is what I see in my nightmares.
I ain't kidding... That is one scary looking creature.
The auction description claims it's from Brooklyn 1950's, but I think it's some kind of voodoo hex doll made by a Giants fan in Manhattan. It was no doubt created to jinx our beloved "Boys in Blue." Still, I have to seriously consider bidding on it.
This next item is not a doll, but it's just as odd. Below is a circa 1950's cardboard visor with the famed Brooklyn Dodger "Bum" emblazoned on it. Awesome! If it wasn't already priced at over $100 bucks I'd be all over it.
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