Important baseball autograph of (237) index cards and government postcards (majority modern Hall of Fame players pared to index card size) featuring (80) Hall of Famers, T206 players along with Black Sox and 1927 Yankees alums. Aside from incidental wear associated with prolonged storage along with reverse mounting/tape residue, these endorsements generally average (“8”) or better with very few lesser. Approximately 30% display cuts affixed to the index card. Additionally, several players added interesting anecdotes or personalizations to these keepsakes. Highlights include Hall of Famers: (80 cards) with Aaron, Chylak, Fox, Goslin, McGowan (d.1954), Stargell (UDA sticker); Others: (157 cards) with J. Barry, Bridges, Cicotte, B. Cox, Cravath, Merkle (d.1956), (2) B. Meusel (1927 Yankee), Morehart (1927 Yankee), Murtaugh, Phillippe (d.1952, The Deacon), Ruether (1927 Yankee), Strunk (long note about 1918 World Series and Ruth), Cy Williams, K. Williams (d.1959) and Wiltse (d.1959). Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.
Hall of Famers: (80 cards) with Aaron, Alston, Anderson, (2) Aparicio, Appling, Averill, Bell, Bench (UDA sticker), (2) Berra, Blyleven, Boggs, Brett, Brock, Bunning, Carew, Carlton, Cepeda, Chylak, Conlan, Coveleski, (2) Fingers, Fisk, Fox, Gibson, Gordon, Goslin, Gossage, Gwynn, Hooper, Hoyt, Hubbell, Hunter, R. Jackson, Jenkins, J. Johnson, Kaline, Kell, Kelly, Lemon, Leonard, Lyons, (2) Mac Phail, Marichal, Marquard, McCarthy, McGowan (d.1954), (2) Molitor, Morgan (UDA sticker), Murray, Musial, Newhouser, Niekro, Palmer, Perez, Perry, Roberts, B. Robinson, F. Robinson, Roush, Ryan, Schmidt, (2) Seaver, Slaughter, Snider, Spahn, Stargell (UDA sticker), Sutton, L. Waner, Weaver, B. Williams, Winfield, Wynn, Yastrzemski, Yount;
Others: (157 cards) with Adams (d.1968), J. Barry (d.1961), Basgall, Bassler, Batts, Benson, Berger, Bero, Berry, Blake, Blue, Boley (d.1962), Bridwell (d.1969), Bridges (d.1968), Bridwell, A. Brown, J. Brown, W. Brown (d.1966), Byrd, Busch, Carleton, Chandler, Chartak, Chipman, Chiti, Ciaffone, Cicotte (d.1969), Clemens, Cole, Collins, M. Combs, W. Cooper, Corridon (d.1959, cut from check), Courtney, B. Cox, Cravath (d.1963), Cristante, Ji. Cronin, Crone, Cullen, Crespi, Daniels, T. Davis, Deal, Doyle, Dugan, Durst, Earnshaw, Easter, Edwards (d.1975), Erautt, A. Evans, B. Evans, Fannin, W. Ferrell, Fitzgerald, Fricano, French, Gamble, Gardner, Garms, Garvey, Gazella, Giel, I. Goodman, Gorman, Grimm, Groh (d.1968), Guerra, Gumpert, Haas, Hack, Hacker, S. Hairston (White Sox scout), Hale, Hallahan, Haney, B. Harris, M. Harris, Hildebrand, B. Hill, (2) Howerton, James, Da. Johnson, De. Johnson, R. Johnson, W. Jones, Kerr, D. Kerr, Kirby, Krish, Landis, Lary, Leach (d.1969), Lee, Leifield, Leonard, (2) D. Lewis, Long, Lipon, Maglie, Manning (Negro Leagues), Marsh, Masi, McCullough, Merkle (d.1956), (2) B. Meusel (1927 Yankee), I. Meusel (d.1963), Michaels, B. Miller, Morehart (1927 Yankee), Mungo, Murtaugh, Oldring (d.1961), Onslow (d.1960), Orwoll (d.1967), Perkins (d.1963), Peterson, Pettit, Pfiester, Philley, Phillippe (d.1952, The Deacon), Portocarerro, Pratt, H. Robinson, Rolfe (d.1969), Rommel, Rucker, Ruether (1927 Yankee), Runnels, Samcoff, Sawatski, (2) M. Smith, Snodgrass, Stratton, Strunk (long note about 1918 World Series and Ruth), Z. Taylor, Walters, D. White (d.1969), Cy Williams, K. Williams (d.1959), Willis (d.1977), Wills, Wiltse (d.1959), P. Wrigley (d.1977), York, (6) unidentified