When they weren't on the field earning their accolades, the endorsers in this lot of (4) signed banquet programs were at ceremonies receiving their laurels. Issued at regional awards dinners, the guides feature ballpoint signatures that average ("9") potency. Highlights include: 1959 Philadelphia Sports Writers: with Ashburn, J. Brown and R. Roberts 1980 York Area Sports Night: with Ashe, E. Hayes and Unitas; 1983 National Association for Disabled Athletes: with Mantle, Martin and Mays. Individual full photo LOAs from JSA. More on our website.
1953 Phila. Sports Writers' Ass'n 49th Annual Dinner a 16-page program (EX) issued at the Broadwood Hotel on January 26, 1953. The program is signed on the outside back cover in ballpoint (average "8-9" strength) by (17) including:
Jim Conzelman ("6" strength)
Leo Durocher ("9" strength)
Robin Roberts ("8-9" strength)
(2) Al Simmons (one is "10" strength; one shows "8" strength)
and (2) others
1959 55th Annual Dinner of the Phila. Sports Writers' Assn. a 12-page program (EX) issued at the Broadwood Hotel on January 26, 1959. The guide is signed on the outside back cover in ballpoint (average "9-10" strength) by (13) including:
Norm Van Brocklin
and (1) other
16th Annual York Area Sports Night a 28-page program (NM) issued on February 6, 1980. The guide is signed in ballpoint (average "9-10" strength) on the appropriate pages by:
Geroge Trout, Jr.
The National Association for Disabled Athletes 1983 Sportsman of the Year Program a 40-page guide (VG-EX) issued on December 9, 1983 at Bally's Park Place Casino Hotel. The guide is signed on the front cover in ballpoint (average "9" strength) by (6) with:
Harry Kalas (personalized; "5" strength)
and a clubhouse version of Joe DiMaggio