The sheer quantity and variety of names here suggest possible spring-training origins. At season's end, Williams of course made history by homering in his final career at-bat. Shellacked, medium-toned, lightly crazed OAL (Cronin) with "8" signatures.
Sweet Spot: Williams, Dave Hillman
North Panel: Russ Nixon, Lou Clinton, Bill Monbouquette, Nelson Chittum, Earl Wilson, Gene Stephens, Tom Sturdivant, Frank Malzone, Herman ("7"),
South Panel: Ted Bowsfield, Jerry Mallett, Marlan Coughtry, Jack Burns, Gary Geiger, Rudy York, Ray Webster, Bobby Thomson, Pumpsie Green, two others
West Panel: Don Gile, Ron Jackson, Jim Busby, Tom Borland, Sal Maglie, Billy Muffett, Don Buddin, Irv Palica, Tom Brewer
East Panel: Del Baker, Lee Howell, Haywood Sullivan, Ed Sadowski, Bill Jurges, Marty Keough, Vic Wertz, Frank Sullivan, one other
Opposite Sweet Spot: Pete Runnels, Mike Fornieles
Full LOA from JSA.