Shea Stadium Dedication Ashtray


Shea Stadium Dedication Ashtray

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Shea Stadium Dedication Ashtray:
$520


This ashtray was presented to my Grandfather by Bill Shea. My Grandfather served on the NYC council and was the person who suggested the stadium be named after Bill. This can be verified by doing a web search or searching NY Times archives.

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This ashtray was presented to my Grandfather by Bill Shea. My Grandfather served on the NYC council and was the person who suggested the stadium be named after Bill. This can be verified by doing a web search or searching NY Times archives. below is a google search "eric treulich shea original name was Flushing Meadows Municipal Stadium. Other names were considered, but Mayor Wagner and his administration decided to rename it for Bill Shea – over the protests.ix Queens politician Eric J. Treulich first made the proposal on October 30, 1962, and the City Council made it official on January 15, 1963.x Department store executive Bernard Gimbel – another member of Mayor four-man committee – also gets credit for the renaming effort.


Shea Stadium Dedication Ashtray:
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