Offered for sale is New York Yankees General Manager George Weiss' 1951 New York Yankees World Series Champions ring. Weiss, a member of the Hall of Fame, is considered one of the most successful general managers in the history of Major League Baseball.
George Weiss served as the General Manager of the New York Yankees from 1947 to 1960. During his tenure, the Yankees won five World Series championships and had several Hall of Fame players on their roster. Before joining the Yankees, Weiss worked in the minor leagues and was instrumental in the development of the farm system for the Yankees. After leaving the Yankees, Weiss served as the first president of the expansion New York Mets from 1962 to 1967. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.
This original World Series ring is crafted from 14K gold and is identical to the rings issued to the players. A real diamond sits in the center of a baseball diamond on top of the ring, encircled by "New York Yankees World Champions" around the bezel. Each shank features a floral design with the New York Yankees logo, and the year, "1951." Engraved on the interior of the band is "George M. Weiss" and stamped on the interior is "14 Karat" and "Dieges & Clust".