Baseball Autograph Collection with Joe DiMaggio Hat 
Lot Number 469
 
Quantity: Bid Started: 02/21/2007 10:00:00 
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Description

The presented collection features forty-seven signed baseball collectibles with well over one hundred combined signatures. The most eye-catching piece is a 1990 All-Star Game baseball cap signed by Joe DiMaggio (d.1999, 8) on the inside bill. The lot also features twenty-four signed index cards and mounted cuts, highlighted by (2) Cronin (d.1984, 6 and 7), Medwick (d.1975, 8), Grove (d.1975, 5), Dykes (d.1973, 8) and Hooper (d.1974, 9). The lot also features eight signed baseballs, including single-signed examples of Sandberg (7), Banks (8), Dawson (9) and Jenkins (8). Multi-signed baseball include a 1968-69 White Sox (Giles) ball with (17) sigs, a 1971-72 Cubs team ball with (26) sigs, a 1981-82 Braves (Feeney) ball with (28) sigs and a multi-era Cubs (White) ball with (12) sigs. Nine signed cards and five signed programs round out the lot. Please visit our website for a more detailed list of this lot. COA from James Spence Authentications.

This lot contains:

(12) Signed 3 x 5 inch index cards with the signatures covered/preserved by scotch tape, including (2) Cronin (d.1984, 6 and 7), Medwick (d.1975, 8), Grove (d.1975, 5), Alston (d.1984, 9), Lloyd Waner (d.1982, 9), Appling (d.1991, 6), Cavarretta (7), Joe Sewell (d.1990, 8), Bressler (d.1966, 9), Fonseca (d.1989, 8) and Keane (d.1967, 6).

(6) Signed 3 x 5 inch index cards with no scotch tape, including Dykes (d.1973, 8), Lyons (d.1986, 8), Dickson (d.1989, 9), Vince DiMaggio (d.1986, 8), Lopez (d.2005, 7) and Max Carey (d.1976, 9).

There are (6) additional signed postcard and smaller photos, including Hooper (d.1974, 9), Jerry Coleman (d.4), Rizzuto (6), Slaughter (d.2002, 6), Dale Long (d.1991, 7-8) and a Vince Lloyd (8), Boudreau (d.2001, 9) dual signed photo-postcard.

Single Signed Baseballs of Ryne Sandberg (Coleman), Ernie Banks (Coleman), Jenkins (White) and Dawson (Feeney).

1968-69 White Sox (Giles) ball with (17) signatures including Wood, Secrist, Walt Williams, Hansen, Ward, Bradford, Held, Melton, May, Sandy Alomar, Herrmann, Rich Morales, Nyman, Priddy and Osinski. Signed uniformly in red ink with signatures grading (7-9).

1971-72 Cubs team ball with (26) signatures including Banks, Hooton, Lockman (SS), Aker, Santo, Bonham, Fanzone, Billy Williams, Hickman, Hundley and Popovich. Signatures grade (6-9).

1981-82 Braves (Feeney) ball with (28) signatures including Torre, Gaylord Perry, Watson, Benedict, Hubbard, Phil Niekro, Royster, Randy Johnson, Sonny Jackson, Claudell Washington, Harper, Ramirez, Garber, Butler, Chambliss and Bedrosian. Signatures grade (6-9) on a middle grade baseball.

Multi-era Cubs (White) ball with (12) signatures including Johnstone, Santo, Randy Hundley, Harry Caray (d.1998), Pafko, Stoddard, Gene Baker (d.1999) and Traschel. Signatures grade (7-9) on a ball that grades a (7).

(5) 1981 Chicago Cubs Programs with signed covers and (9) signed baseball cards including a 1964 Topps Richie Allen RC, 1975 SSPC Richie Allen and a 1975 Topps Phil Niekro Victory Leaders.  
 
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