Description Ralph Houk is best known as the one-time manager of the New York Yankees (1961-63, 1966-73) succeeding Casey Stengel and Yogi Berra. He started his career as a catcher for the Yankees (1947-54) earning a spot on the roster as a backup to Yogi Berra. Houk also managed the Detroit Tigers (1974-78) and the Boston Red Sox (1981-84). Houk autographed a 1970 Topps baseball card (#273) using a black marker. We guarantee all of the autographs we sell to be authentic. If one of the major authentication services (Beckett, JSA, or PSA/DNA) will not certify the autograph, you may return the item within 30 days of the authentication for a full refund. Contact us for more details.