Everyone from the obscure to the Hall of Famer is covered in this massive 1910s-1970s (mostly 1940s-1950s) baseball cut autograph and signed index card collection of (292) pieces. Several of the players in this lot passed away in the 1970s. The average ("8") autographs are placed on correspondence pieces of various sizes and formats. Personalizations, interesting inscriptions and career notations are scattered throughout. Most endorsements are placed in ink. Auction LOA from JSA. Highlights include:
Hall of Famers: (25 autographs) with Alston, Appling, Bunning, Coveleski, Cronin, Dickey, Doerr (with lengthy note), Durocher, Feller, R. Ferrell, Haines, Hooper, Hoyt, T. Jackson, Kell, G. Kelly, Lasorda, Lopez, Palmer, Roush, Spahn, L. Waner, Weaver, Wilhelm, Wynn;
Stars/Tougher: (several died in 1970s, other obscure players not listed) with D. Alexander, Andre, Bordagaray, Burns, (2) Carroll, Chandler, Cramer, W. Ferrell (1974), Fitzsimmons, (2) Frederick, Gorbous (furthest throw ever), S. Gordon, Grimm, Haas, Hack, Haney, Henrich, Ba. Herman, Herriage, N. Jones, Kamm, D. Lewis, McMahon, (2) Moses, Mungo, Nicholson, Pipgras, Da. Porter, C. Reynolds, (2) Riggs, Sawyer (1950 Phillies manager), R. Sewell, Shearer (d.1982, 2 career at bats), Stephenson, Torgeson, Trice (tough former Negro Leaguer), Turner, Walters, G. Wright, T. Wright and many, many more!