1929 New York Yankees Team-Signed Autograph Album Sheet - With Gehrig and Huggins!

Sold For: $5,333

Auction Year: 2012 spring

Lot: 792

Item Year: 1929

Category: Autographed Baseballs/Flats/Photos

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This magnificent vintage autograph album sheet features the signatures of twenty-five members of the 1929 New York Yankees, including manager Miller Huggins, who passed away on September 25th of that year, and Lou Gehrig. The signatures, which appear on both sides of the sheet, have been scripted in black fountain pen, with the exception of Huggins (purple fountain pen). In addition to the twenty-five signatures, the sheet also features a classic Babe Ruth "clubhouse" signature from the era. The twenty-five players represented here are Gehrig ("10"), Huggins ("7/8"), Combs, Dickey, Pennock, Lazzeri, Durocher, Hoyt, Meusel, Zachary, Wells, Paschal, Durst, O'Leary (coach), Shawkey (coach), Robertson, Nekola, Pipgras, Heimach, Lary, Grabowski, Koenig, Moore, Sherid, and Bengough. The notation "New York 'Yanks' 1929" is written on one side. All of the players' signatures are followed with an abbreviation of their respective positions (not in the player's hand). Signatures range from "5" to "10," averaging "8/9." The sheet (6 x 4.5 inches) displays three notebook holes at the border and is in Excellent to Mint condition. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000+. SOLD FOR $5,333

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