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Vintage Baseball Autograph Collection of Cuts, Index Cards and Photos with Frisch, Veeck, Alston & Vintage Tigers Reunion Ball

Lot Number 439

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Autograph hounds round the bases and head for home with this exciting collection of signature cuts, index cards and more. Loaded with autographs of players who manned MLB diamonds from the 1900s-1960s, this vintage bundle boasts a good number of big-name HOFers and tough examples of long gone legends. Headed by a Detroit Tigers reunion ball, this selection consists mainly of cuts adhered to index cards, though there are also some signed photos adhered to index cards and a few index cards are signed directly. Although many of the cards are slightly to moderately wavy, the signatures remain distinct and pleasing with an overall potency average of ("8-9"), excluding the multi-signed Tigers ball.

 


Highlights with auction LOA from JSA are:


Detroit Tigers multi-signed reunion baseball dating from c.1940s and signed by (21) with a strength range of ("5" to "7") with deference to (3) lesser, with Mickey Cochrane (HOF, d.1962), Sam Crawford (HOF, d.1968), Heinie Manush (HOF, d.1971), Dizzy Trout (d.1972), Schoolboy Rowe, Virgil Trucks, Elden Auker, Bill Rogell, Pete Fox and others


(3) HOFer index cards: Frankie Frisch (d.1973), Heinie Manush, Phil Rizzuto


(9) HOFer signature cuts adhered to index cards with photos: Bill Veeck (d.1986), Walt Alston (d.1984), Stan Musial, Carl Hubbell, Yogi Berra, Ralph Kiner, Rich Ashburn, Robin Roberts, Ford Frick


(2) Star player signature cuts adhered to index cards: Lefty O'Doul (d.1969), Eddie Rommel (d.1970)


(1) Player signed index card: Karl Spooner (d.1984)

 


Balance are without authentication due to time/cost restraints, but are deemed authentic with:


(3) photos: Del Crandall, Harvey Kuenn, Curt Simmons


(4) index cards: Luke Appling, Lou Burdette, Al Lopez, Johnny Sain, Lloyd Waner


(49) Cuts/Flats adhered to index cards: (2) Willie Jones, Hoyt Wilhelm, Cy Williams (d.1974), George Kell, Jimmy Piersall, Ferris Fain, Jim Hegan, Charlie Grimm, Bob Porterfield, Harvey Haddix, Mike Garcia, Otto Knabe (d.1961), Jackie Jensen, Preacher Roe, Jack Dittmer, Jimmie Dykes (d.1976), Al Rosen, Babe Herman, Bobby Shantz, Del Ennis, Andy Hansen, Walt Dropo, Bobby Avila, Bill Taylor, Alex Kellner, Sal Maglie, George Shuba, Hank Thompson, Hank Sauer, Dutch Leonard, Billy Loes, Don Liddle, Jim Busby, Billy Bruton, Billy Pierce, Mel Parnell, Bobby Thomson, Vic Wertz, Del Wilber, Dale Mitchell, Eddie Joost, Hal Jeffcoat, Curt Simmons, Ted Kluszewski, Ed Lopat, Bobby Morgan, Tommy Umphlett, Jordan Olivar (Yale football coach)



 
 
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