This amalgamation of diverse baseball items includes some very interesting relics as well as many rare signatures. The signed items are headlined with a framed Ernie Lombardi photo and cut signature (d.1977, 9), a framed Rudy York cut signature (d.1970, 8), a large 22x25 framed Pete Reiser (d.1981) piece with 16x20 photo and signed cut, Joe Sewell (d.1990) Don Sprague lithograph, Moose Skowron hat (8), Bobby Doerr hat (7), plus ten signed store model gloves with Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Bobby Doerr and Red Schoendienst, a miniature bat signed by Leon Day (d.1995, 8) and letters from George H. Burns (d.1978, two-page) and Babe Dahlgren (d.1996). The remaining autographed flats include small photographs, postcards, exhibits and gum cards with Lindstrom (d.1981), P. Dean (d.1981), Greenberg (d.1986, HOF Gold Plaque card, 5-6), Lyons (d.1986), Ruffing (d.1986), Weaver, Ferrell (d.1995) and Koenig (d.1993). Other artifacts include a 25x28 framed 1914 Los Angeles Express newspaper featuring Game 3 of the World Series (Athletics lost to Braves, 5-4), Arthur Miller 22x28 lithograph of Shoeless Joe Jackson (#171/700), a 1937 All-Star Game program (repro), 1966 AL Redbook, Jimmy Fund Night 1984 with Ted Williams having his number retired, (8) baseball photographs, an early 1960s Red Sox team photograph (11x14) and a pair of vintage miniature baseball bats (Red Sox and Bill Werber model). For a complete listing of the signed items in this collection, please visit our website. COA from James Spence Authentications.
Signed Store Model Gloves: Duke Snider (4), Buddy Lewis (8), Monte Irvin (8), Cecil Travis (d.2006, 8), Bobby Doerr (4), Ed Yost (6), Red Schoendienst (7), Bill Rogell (d.2003, 5), Woodie Held (6);
Other Framed/Signed items: Sam Jethroe (d.2001)/Walt Dropo 1950 ROY litho, Mike Garcia (d.1986) signed magazine photo, Robert Johnson (d.1982) signed cut, unframed Rico Petrocelli litho with inscription, Zang Auerbach litho;
Small Photographs: Walker Cooper (d.1991), Tom Oliver (d.1988), Gene Desautels (d.1994), 1986 Tastykake 1950 Phillies picture signed by Lopata, Hamner (d.1993) and Seminick (d.2004), Dario Lodigiani, Loyd Christopher (d.1991), Eddie Pellagrini (d.2006), Gil Coan, Sam Dente (d.2002), Monte Weaver (d.2994), Roy Partee (d.2000), Fred Schulte (d.1983), Johnny Moore (d.1991), Dolph Schayes (Basketball HOFer, 8x10), Bob Allison (magazine photo);
Postcards: gold HOF Hank Greenberg (d.1986, 5-6), Charlie Keller (d.1990), Rico Carty, Ken Keltner (d,1991), Roy Partee (d.2000), Al Zeke Zarilla (d.1996), Debs Garms (d.1984), Ferris Fain (d.2001), Connie Johnson (d.2004), Roger Wolff (d.1994), Wally Berger (d.1988), Paul Derringer (d.1987), Vinegar Bend Mizell (d.1999), Don Zimmer, Bobby Shantz, Rick Ferrell (d.1995), Josh Johnson (Negro Leagues), Dale Long (d.1991), Sibby Sisti (d.2006);
Gum Cards/Exhibits: Paul Dean (d.1981), Ralph Terry (1961 Jay Publishing), Gus Zernial (Exhibit), Steve Gromek (d.2002, Exhibit), Marty Marion (Exhibit); Bill Nicholson (d.1996), Earl Weaver, Mark Koenig (d.1993), Eddie Robinson, Herb Score, Rico Petrocelli, Mamie Johnson (Negro Leagues), Dick Hyde (1957 Topps #403), Pat Fischer (football);
Index Cards: Chuck Connors (d.1992, 8), Vince DiMaggio (d.1986, 8), Dutch Leonard (d.1983), Bob Porterfield (d.1980), George Case (d.1989), Lon Warneke (d.1976).