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Tough Philadelphia Phillies Autographs (2) with Eddie Waitkus Cut, Puddin' Head Jones Photo

Lot Number 1669

Quantity: Bid Starts: 02/26/2021 12:00:00 
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Description

Two cult figures and tough autographs in the annals of Philliedom. Eddie Waitkus was shot by an obsessed fan, inspiring that plot line in The Natural. Puddin' Head Jones had one of the best baseball nicknames ever, and he was a reluctant signer.

 

Waitkus: Pencil "8" signature on 2-1/4" x 1" cut adhered to index card

 

Jones: 4x6 sepia photo (VG with spotting) by Chicago's famous photography tandem Burke & Brace, with Jones' "7-8" personalization and signature

 

Auction LOA from JSA.



 
 
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