Collection of 52 signed items, including 35 signed by at least one Hall of Fame player. Unless otherwise noted, all of the items are color or black-and-white 8 x 10-inch photos (modern prints), and the signatures, penned in a variety of inks (mainly Sharpie) range from “8” to “10,” averaging “9.” The collection is composed of the following:
Single-Signed Hall of Famers items (32): Appling, Barlick, Berra (2), Boudreau, Dandridge (1987 first-day cover), Doerr, Drysdale, Feller, Ferrell (signature grades “6”), Ford, Grove (3.25 x 5.25 inches), Herman, Kaline (signature grades “3”), Kell, Killebrew, Kiner, Koufax (2), Leonard (yellow HOF postcard), Marichal, Mize, Musial (on the cover of the September 1962 issue of Sport magazine), Newhouser, Palmer, Perry (signature grades “6”), B. Robinson, Ryan, Slaughter, Wilhelm, Winfield, and Yastrzemski (Perez-Steele Celebration postcard)
Single-Signed Non Hall of Famer Items (16): Joe Black, Ewell Blackwell, Johnny Blanchard, Bucky Dent (2), Carl Erskine, Tommy Henrich, Don Larsen, Phil Linz, Allie Reynolds, Johnny Sain, Marv Throneberry, Luis Tiant, Dick Tidrow, Mike Torrez, and Carl Willey.
Multisigned items (4): 1) Warren Spahn/Johnny Sain; 2) Felipe Alou/Matty Alou/Jesus Alou (signed twice by Jesus); 3) Phil Niekro/Joe Niekro; and 4) Bob Feller/Lou Boudreau (on the cover of the May 1946 issue of Baseball Magazine).
All of the photos are curled; otherwise the items are in Excellent to Mint condition overall with the exception of the two magazines (each Fr-Gd). Total: 52 signed items. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Pre certified by Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero/Beckett Authentication.
Reserve $300. Estimate (open).
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