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ALI, Muhammad & MARTIN Joe Printed pamphlet “Prophethood In Islam” Muslim Community Center, Chicago, Il, no date. Signed on the cover with a full signature of Muhammad Ali. In addition Joe Martin has written: “from Joe Martin 1st coach of Clay Age 12.”. SOLD

ALI, Muhammad A very vintage full signature in pencil: “Muhammad Ali World Champ.” on a 3.5”x5” slip. Circa mid 1960’s SOLD

ALI, Muhammad A fabulous full ink signature on a 3”x5” card. Ali has hand drawn a boxing ring below his signature $350.00

ALI, Muhammad Large slip, measures appx. 5.25”x8.5”.  Ali has written: “Thank you, Love, Muhammad Ali, Love is the Net, where Hearts are caught like Fish. 1-13-90.”  Ali has drawn a “Heart” and has circled the entire piece. Choice for framing $475.00

ALI, Muhammad On a lined side of a 3”x5” card Muhammad Ali has written: “To Cordetia, Love Muhammad Ali, Service to others is the rent we pay for our room in the HEREAFTER, May 27, 1988.”  In addition Ali has drawn a “Heart” and a “Funny Face.” $475.00

ALI, Muhammad On a piece of brown board measuring appx. 6”x8” Ali has written: ‘To Charles from Muhammad Ali. Three Time World heavyweight Champion. After me there will never be another, 2-11-88.” In addition Ali has drawn a boxing ring and a “Smiley Face.” $795.00

ALI, Muhammad Photograph, B&W, 8”x10” of Ali in the ring at the 6th Street Gym in Miami, Florida. He is wearing his boxing gloves and trunks. Very boldly signed. Mint condition $235.00

ALI, Muhammad Photograph, B&W, 8”x10”, full length pose wearing his boxing gloves and trunks. Inscribed: “To Melissa from Muhammad Ali. Love is the Net, where hearts are caught like Fish.”  Ali has drawn a “Heart” after the inscription $550.00

ALI, Muhammad Brown board measuring appx. 8”x10”.  Ali has written: “To Charles from Muhammad Ali. Service for God is the rent we pay for our room in the Hereafter. 1-14-88.”  Ali had drawn a large “Heart” after the inscription $475.00

ALI, Muhammad Very RARE typed letter signed, on the letterhead of 4944 Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Il., no date. “Dear  (left in blank to be added when mailed) I was delighted to hear from you. You may not think so, but I really appreciate each and every letter that I receive.  I feel good now. I’m in good shape and razor sharp. In case you were a little aprehensive  regarding my upcoming fight, let me inform you that this is going to be the prettiest, most masterful upset that boxing has ever seen. I guarantee this, and I couldn’t be more serious.  Please forgive the brevity of this letter, but I have much to do and must move on.  I hope you achieve success in whatever you try to do. Very truly yours, Muhammad Ali.” A very vintage letter and blue ink signature $1,600.00

ALI, Muhammad An incredibly RARE autograph letter signed, one page on his Muhammad Ali Farms letterhead. Jan. 30,89, Ali writes: “Dear Mark, I will soon start the Muhammad Ali Fan Club and I want you to be one of my members. I will get back to you when I am ready. Love always, Muhammad Ali.” One correction also in his hand. This letter contains two full Muhammad Ali signatures. Very fine condition $2,500.00

ALI, Muhammad & MARTIN Joe On a brown piece of  heavy card stock, Ali has written: “Muhammad Ali Service for God is the rent we pay for our room in the Hereafter. 5-22-89.”  Just above Ali has drawn a boxing ring with a stick figure of himself and mike Tyson. Tyson is lying on the canvas. Many fans heads are drawn outside the ring watching the knockdown.  In addition along the bottom Joe martin, Ali’s first coach has written: “From Joe Martin Ali 1st coach.” On the verso is a letter from a fan where at the bottom Ali has written “Thank you Love Muhammad Ali 5-22-89” Magnificent. $1,250.00

America's Most Popular Muslim
ALI, Muhammad & MARTIN Joe Three inch by five inch unlined card inscribed with a religious quotation by Muhammad Ali.  Ali writes: “To Kevin from Muhammad Ali, Serve God He is the Goal. 1-13-90).  Ali has drawn a circle around his writing.  In addition at the bottom right corner, Martin has written: “Joe Martin, Ali 1st coach at age of 12.”. $450.00

Double Signed Photograph
ALI, Muhammad Double signed using a bold black ink pen: “Muhammad Ali aka Cassius Clay”. Signed by Ali during the early 2000’s.  Together with the book: “The Collector’s Guide to Muhammad Ali Autographs (2014) by Shawn Anderson, Markus Brandes and Stephen Koschal. $595.00

ALI, Muhammad
His autobiography; “The Greatest, My Own Story.” Random House, N.Y., 1975, First edition, so stated. Four hundred sixteen pages. A fine copy with the uncommon dust jacket.  Signed “M. Ali” on the title page. The signature of Ali is circa late 1990’s. SOLD

Muhammad Ali
Rare Signed Boxing Glove as Cassius X. SOLD

Muhammad Ali Printed pamphlet  Is Jesus Really God?  Printed during the 1980’s by The Institute of Islamic Information and Education, Chicago, Il.  Inscribed on the front cover: “To David From Muhammad Ali  19-3-88”. SOLD

Muhammad Ali Heavy cardboard 8.5”x11”, where the champ writes very boldly:  “5-22-89, Muhammad Ali, Love is the net, where Hearts are caught like Fish” In addition Ali has drawn a heart and a boxing ring with two stick figures inside the ring. One is standing with arms raised in Victory and Ali adds “Me”. The other figure is lying down and Ali identifies the figure as “Tyson”. Ali also sketches the faces of a crowd watching the fight.  Bottom right is written by Ali’s first trainer: “From Joe Martin, Ali 1st Coach at age 12”.  Most unusual and could by a high light in any collection of Muhammad Ali.  Ali’s signature is magnificent and measures seven inched long. SOLD

AARON, Hank & MAYS, Willie Color photograph of the two dressed in their uniforms, standing in a ballpark. $165.00

BARROW, Edward G. Bank check, Rye National Bank, Rye, New York, June 4, 1952.  Accomplished by Barrow and made payable to Stamford Hall Co, for $207.63. Boldly signed. $200.00

Rawlings Big Stick, Baseball Bat, Signed by
31 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
BASEBALL HALL OF FAME Rawlings Adirondack, Big Stick, Baseball Bat, Professional Model. Hand signed by 31 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Those who have signed: Red Schoendienst, Frank Robinson, Robin Roberts, Jim Palmer, Lou Boudreau, Brooks Robinson, Eddie Matthews, Bob Doerr, Rick Ferrell, Luke Appling, Billy Williams, Warren Spahn, Yogi Berra, Ernie Banks, Bob Lemon, Hoyt Wilhelm, Buck Leonard, Billy Herman, Jim Catfish Hunter, Al Kaline, Luis Aparicio, Johnny Mize, Enos Slaughter, Monte Irvin, Bob Feller, Al Barlick, Fergusen Jenkins, Ralph Kiner, Willie Stargel, Ray Dandridge and Harmon Killebrew.   $650.00

Huge Collection of Signatures of
Inductees Into The Baseball Hall of Fame
Museum Quality
COLLECTION This Rare collection consists of 229 signatures on 3”x5” cards, government postcards, a few cuts, signed photos and  documents of those who have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. $PRICE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

Become An Instant Sports Autograph Dealer
Baseball Hall of Fame Collection Collection of 444 Hall of Fame Plaque Cards, each signed. Almost all are the yellow type. Each signature guaranteed genuine for life. $12,500.00

Signed by Thirteen Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Mug, made in Taiwan in 1987, depicts a baseball field with fans in the stand. A baseball protrudes from the mug and the handle resembles a baseball bat. Hand signed (each in person signatures) by Bob Feller, George Kell, Lou Brock, Luke Appling, Johnny Mize, Enos Slaughter, Al Kaline, Billy Herman, Robin Roberts, Rick Ferrell. Hoyt Wilhelm, Monte Irvin and Bob Lemon.  In excellent condition, comes with the original box. $165.00

Scarce Collections of Astronauts Who Threw Out the First Pitch
BOWERSOX, Ken, LOPEZ-ALEGRIA, Michael, WHITSON, Peggy, REISMAN, Garrett, ACABA, Joseph A most unusual collection $150.00

One of History's Most Famous New Yorkers
First Man to Jump off the Brooklyn Bridge
BRODIE, Steve Steve Brodie’s  very rare business card which depicts his portrait, his name and states that he is the Champion Bridge Jumper of the World.  In addition it states: “Will Appear Season 96-97 in Thos. H. Davis’ Sterling Comedy Drama On The Bowery.” Boldly signed and dated : “Sunday, Feb.7, 1897” on the verso of this card. SOLD

BROWN, Willard He was inducted into the baseball hall of Fame (2006). Choice signature on a 3”x5” card. Note on verso indicates this card was signed in September 1975. $550.00
 
George H.W. Bush (b. 1924) & Edward W. Stack (b. 1935 ) . 41st President of the United States and Chairman of the Baseball Hall of Fame (1977-2000). A Signed Perez Steel baseball card, #6,770/10,000. A very unique baseball and presidential collectible. Very few of these jointly signed cards exist. $595.00

CAMPANELLA, Roy Fabulous dark, bold signature on a 3”x5” card. Signed, in person,  at the Long Island Baseball Show in September 1990.. $495.00

1949 St. Louis Cardinals
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS Contract between Sportstamp Company and the St. Louis Cardinals dated June 11, 1949. Measures appx. 8.5”x14”.  Permission to use the player’s photographs in Baseball Sportsstamps and albums.  Signed by the 1949 St. Louis Cardinals including three members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Enos Slaughter, Red Schoendienst and Stan Musial. An additional T.L.S. dated  June 30, 1949 to Sportstamp Company granting the company to use my photograph is boldy signed by Marty Marion and is lightly affixed to the document. $375.00
 
Roberto Clemente A Rare Signature, on a 5.5 in. by 11 in. slip of yellow paper, d. June 1966, on Fairfield Inn stationary, Atlanta, Georgia, with the signatures of nine other Pittsburgh Pirate players. $1,950.00

COLLINS, Eddie Autograph letter signed, two very full pages. Park Hotel, Seguin, Texas, March 22, 1922. To a young fan Master Arthur Reynnaan. $2,450.00
 
Very Scarce Full Signature
COLLINS, Edward T. Attractive stamped seal of the Office of the baseball Commissioner (Kenesaw M. Landis) dated June 12, 1944.  Hand signed by a representative of the Columbus Baseball Club, Inc. and by Edward T. Collins, Vice.Pres. Of the Boston American league Baseball Company. $1,250.00

CRONIN, Joseph Player’s Contract. 27 May 1956 for Maynard B. Theil between the Dallas Baseball Club and Boston American League Baseball Co.  The trade was made for a lump sum payment of $6,250.00 in cash. Signed by Joseph Cronin as V/P of the Boston American League baseball Co. and countersigned by the business manager of the Dallas Baseball Club. $100.00

CUYLER, Ki Ki Choice ink signature on an album page. Newspaper portrait of Cuyler affixed to the top of the page, easily matted out if so desired. Signed on the verso by Guy Bush and Zack Taylor. $750.00

First African-American Player to be Picked First Overall in the NFL Draft
First African-American to Win The Heisman Trophy
DAVIS, Ernie His college working manuscript that he was preparing to submit to his class, nine typed written pages on the history of Bristol, Vermont. Over twenty lines underlined in pencil by Davis and 3 words and a few notations written in pencil by his hand in the margins. Boldly hand signed “Ernie Davis” in pencil at the top of page one.  This manuscript comes from the original collection of Todd Mueller who purchased the papers of Ernie Davis directly from the Davis estate.   $1,450.00
 
DAY, Happy Uncommon typed letter signed on the ornate letterhead of  Maple Leaf Gardens.  October 2, 1948. $275.00

DEAN, Dizzy Signed Vintage Magazine Portrait. $195.00

DEAN, Dizzy Fabulous signature on the lined side of a 3”x5” card $125.00

Joe DiMaggio Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame (1955). A Set of Signed Hall of Fame Plaque Cards. Black and White, Color, and Gold and Bronze. Each hand signed boldly by DiMaggio. On the Black and White he's added "HOF 1955". $1,550.00
 
Joe DiMaggio Baseball Legend Signed Diamond Greats #1 Baseball Card. $240.00

Ford Frick Baseball Hall of Fame, Fabulous Sgnature. $125.00

FORD, Gerald R. Baseball Bat with the name "Gerald Ford" beautifiully engraved.  Hand signed "Gerald R. Ford". $495.00

Knocked Jackie Gleason OUT COLD
GALENTO, Tony  Choice signature on a vintage album page $47.50

Very Rare Signature of  E.G. Gerard- Original Inductee Hockey Hall of Fame
GERARD, Edward George & LAMB, Joseph Gordon RARE, large pencil signature “E.G. Gerard” on an album page. On the verso it is also signed in pencil: “J.G. Lamb, Feby 4/28.” SOLD

Babe Ruth - The Called Shot
GOMEZ, Lefty On this poster, using a very thick blue ink Sharpie Pen, Lefty Gomez has written: “To Barry-Babe actually pointed and called the Home run shot. I was there. Best regards, Lefty Gomez.”  unframed. $77.50

Chick Hafey Baseball Hall of Fame, Choice Uncommon Signature for the Cardinal's great. $160.00
 
William Harridge Signature Affixed to a Magazine Portrait. $225.00

EXTRAORDINARY VINTAGE HOCKEY COLLECTION
New York Rangers Three album pages covering three “1928” Season Teams. On December 2, 1928, the first radio broadcast of a hockey game in Montreal took place. This collection consists of many of the rarest signatures in the field of hockey and worthy of placement in a museum. $2,500.00

Scarce Golf Ball signed by Ben Hogan
HOGAN, Ben Hogan golf ball hand signed by Ben Hogan and adding the date “94” in his hand. Genuine signatures of Ben Hogan on golf balls are quite scarce, most signatures that appear to be signed during old age are forgeries. $475.00

HOGAN, Ben His check on the imprinted Hogan Oil Co. Ft. Worth, TX. Dec. 10, 1992 made payable to W.B. Hogan for $50,000.00. Hand signed “W. Ben Hogan.” $149.00

HOGAN, Ben Ben Hogan golf ball signed. Together with a typed letter signed by his secretary, on his letterhead, November 13, 1994. SOLD

HOOPER, Harry His Christmas Card which contains a fine lengthy inscription to a friend: “To my good friend Wm. Van Baskirk, good health, peace of mind to him 1974, Harry Hooper.” $85.00

"Mr. Hockey" and His Two Hockey Playing Sons
HOWE, Gordie Two of his sons Marty and Mark were his teammates on the WHA Houston Aeros. Paper stock, promotional photo, 8”x10”, B&W of Gordie Howe and his two sons wearing their hockey uniforms. Inscribed and signed by Gordie Howe: “Hi Barney, Gordie Howe” and also signed by Marty Howe and Mark Howe. $100.00

JACK, Beau Miniature “Ringside” boxing glove measures appx. 2”x4”, hand signed, in person, “Beau Jack.” $65.00

World’s Greatest Athlete ??
JENNER, Bruce A very desirable 1991 Impel U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame card #33 which depicts Bruce Jenner running in the Olympics.  Very boldly hand signed.  Removed from one of those silly plastic covers from one of those high profile authenticating companies. $45.00

Bobby Jones Rare Autographed Note Signed, at the bottom portion of a fan's letter requesting a signed golf ball. $4,750.00
 
Kenesaw Mountain Landis Rare Document Signed by Baseball's First Commissioner. $1,495.00

Rare John Kennedy, Ted Kennedy and Ted Williams Signed Photograph
KENNEDY, John F., KENNEDY, Ted, WILLIAMS, Ted Hand signed by John F. Kennedy, Ted Kennedy and Ted Williams. Photo by “Fay Foto, Boston”. Photo has some minor creases. The two Kennedy signatures were signed in black ink, offering acceptable contrast, the signature of Ted Williams is fantastic. $3,250.00

First Commissioner of the N.F.L.
LAYDEN, Elmer Autograph letter signed “Elmer”, 4 pages, August 15, 1924, Davenport, Iowa. A love letter to his sweetie  from the young star. $295.00

Signed by Ernie Banks and John Wayne Gacy
LOGAN, Bob. So You Think You're A Die-Hard Cub Fan. This was Gacy's personal book which he read and kept in his cell on death row. Gacy has sent this book as a Christmas gift and inscribed this copy: "Steve, enjoy the reading John W. Gacy" on the half title page. Hand signed below Gacy's signature is Ernie Banks. Banks is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and is known as "Mr. Cub". $495.00

MACPHAIL. Lee New York Yankees making a contract with Dick Groch to be a Scout for 1982 for a salary of $2,000.  Signed by Groch  and a Yankee Official. Approved and signed on the cover by Lee MacPhail, President of the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs $100.00

MANTLE, Mickey & DIMAGGIO, Joe Color photograph, 8”x10”, three quarter length pose together, dressed in their Yankee Uniforms and holding their hats off to the fans in the stadium.  Perfect blue ink Sharpie signatures of both written across their uniforms, therefore excellent contrast. An uncommon signed pose. $695.00
 
Heinie Manush Vintage Signature on a Magazine Portrait affixed to a larger sheet. $100.00

Pro Ball Player who took Honus Wagner’s Job
MCBRIDE, George Autograph letter signed, one page on a once cent government postcard dated Milwaukee,Aug.16,51.  He writes: “Glad to hear some of the fans remember some of us old Timers. Haven’t got any photos available but if I can dig up one will send it to you. Sincerely. Geo.F. McBride.”  Come with a four page interview from 1964 of McBride. $75.00

Joe Medwick Baseball Hall of Fame, Choice Signature with baseball card. $110.00

Member of the Boxing Hall of Fame
MOORE, Archie Wonderful content handwritten letter with original envelope postmarked July 3, 1964. $185.00

NAGURSKI, Bronco, DIMAGGIO, Joe and GRANGE, Red All three have signed a 3”x5” card. All signatures absolutely beautiful.  Possibly one of a kind. $250.00

NICKLAUS, Jack Uncommon typed letter signed on his “Golden Bear, Inc” letterhead dated June 29 1978. $150.00

Louisville Slugger Signed by 46 Members of the
Baseball Hall of Fame and President Richard Nixon
NIXON, Richard  President Richard Nixon, Hall of Fame Bat.  Louisville Slugger baseball Bat signed by Richard Nixon and 48 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.  All signatures signed with a blue ink Sharpie pen. All signatures signed “in person.”The following have signed the bat.  Enos Slaughter, Louis Aparicio, Buck Leonard, Ernie Banks, Whitey Ford, Rick Ferrell, Bob Gibson, Billy Williams, Willie McCovey, Harmon Killebrew, Ted Williams, Bob Lemon, Ralph Kiner, Bob Feller, Frank Robinson, Red Schoendienst, Yogi Berra, Hank Aaron, Eddie Matthews, Ray Dandridge, Jocko Conlon, Willie Stargell, Don Drysdale, Al Barlick, Willie Mays, Early Wynn, Jim Catfish Hunter, Luke Appling, Bobby Doerr, Lefty Gomez, Mickey Mantle, Monte Irvin, Early Wynn, Lou Brock, Johnny Mize, Lou Boudreau, George Kell, Hoyt Wilhelm, Billy Herman, Robin Roberts, Stan Musial, Duke Snider, Warren Spahn, Juan Marichal, Al Kaline and Sandy Koufax.  In addition this bat is expressly made for President Richard Nixon and has been hand signed by  Richard Nixon.  There is some rubbing to four signatures. All signers have added “HOF” and the year they were inducted into the Hall of Fame. One of a kind SOLD

Signed by the author of “Take me Out To The Ball Game”
NORWORTH, Jack A 78 Record of his big hit “Ain’t We Got Fun” copyright 1920. Inscribed and signed on the label: “To Ken, all best wishes, Jack Norworth.” $475.00

NOVA, Lou Very uncommon World Wide Photo, 7”x9” B&W, Pompton Lakes, N.J.. Nova completed his training here today (Sept.27) for his title bout with World’s Heavyweight Boxing Champ Joe Louis at the Polo Grounds... 9/27/41”  Half length pose smiling, inscribed , signed and dated on the lower margin: “9/29/73 To Bill your Pal-Lou Nova.” $175.00

O’NEAL, Shaquille Fabulous genuine signature removed from the title page of his book $45.00

The Great Home Run Hitter
OH, Sadaharu Official National League baseball, William White, President. Signed on the sweet spot with a double signature, once in English and again in Japanese. $475.00

OWENS, Jesse Portrait, B&W,  of Owens turning over the baton to teammate Ralph Metcalfe during the 400 meter run in the 36 Olympics. Measures appx. 3.5”x5” possibly cut from a magazine.  Owens has written across the portrait: “Best of Luck, Jesse Owens, 36 Olympics.” $395.00

PAYTON, Walter A Beautiful color photograph, 8”x10” of Payton running with a football. Boldly signed adding his number “34”. $195.00

Winner of the 1938 Masters and the 1939 PGA
PICARD, Henry G. Very scarce to borderline rare, A.L.S., one page, dated 12/18/91 to “Ron”.  Picard writes: “Thanks a million for all your favors. I wish you a most Happy and healthy Holiday Season, Sincerely” signed “H.G. Picard.”. $375.00

Ronald Reagan, Louisville Slugger, Signed by
43 Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
REAGAN, Ronald President of the United States.  Louisville Slugger baseball bat made expressly for President Ronald Reagan.  His name is engraved in the bat  This bat has been hand signed (in person) by 43 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Those who have signed are:  Duke Snider, Rick Ferrell, Al Barlick, Buck Leonard, Luis Aparicio, Bob Gibson, Jim Catfish Hunter, Ted Williams, Willie McCovey, Hoyt Wilhelm, Red Schoendienst,  Robin Roberts, Yogi Berra,  Don Drysdale,  Warren Spahn, Frank Robinson, Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial, Eddie Matthews, Harmon Killebrew, Juan Marichal, Lou Boudreau,  Brooks Robinson, Bob Feller, Lou Brock, Ernie Banks, Lefty Gomez, Ray Dandridge, Jocko Conlon, Johnny Mize, Luke Appling, Willie Stargell, Monte Irvin, Bob Lemon, Ralph Kiner, Enos Slaughter, Billy Herman, Bob Doerr, George Kell, Al Kaline, Hank Aaron and Early Wynn.  At one time, Ronald Reagan was supposed to autograph this bat as well. A space for his signature was lightly sanded so as his pen/ink would adhere to the wood.   SOLD

Pitched Perfect Game in 1922
ROBERTSON, Charlie Postcard photograph, B&W of Robertson pitching. Signed and dated on the verso: “Chas Robertson 4-30-79.”  Signed 57 years to the day of his perfect game. $250.00

ROBINSON, Sugar Ray Fantastic image of Robinson in a boxing pose in the ring. Inscribed: “Best wishes to Irving, Sugar Ray Robinson”. SOLD

ROBINSON, Jackie Two U.S. six cent Professional Baseball stamps with Jackie Robinson signing his name across both stamps. In Mint condition and rather scarce as such. SOLD

Original Piece of Goal Post Signed by Knute K. Rockne
ROCKNE, Knute K. Original piece of the goal post from the Nov.13, 1926 Notre Dame/Army game played at Yankee stadium.  In this game, the Fighting Irish handed the cadets their first defeat. Autographed by Knute K. Rockne.   On the other side of the piece of goal post is written “N.D. 7 -  Army 0, 11/13/26.”  Wood measures appx: 1”x3”.  Together with a handwritten letter from the woman who I purchased this relic. $3,900.00

Original Sketch of Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom
ROSENBLOOM, Slapsy Maxie Sketch is on a 8”x10” sheet and is boldly signed by the artist. In ink, the boxer has written: “Good Luck From Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom”. $165.00

ROWLEY, Arthur May 9, 1995 Arthur Rowley Testimonial Souvenir Program.  Entire pamphlet on Arthur Rowley. Signed on the front cover: “Best wishes, Arthur Rowley.” $40.00

Highest Salaried Sports Writer of His Time

RUNYON, Damon Rare typed letter signed in pencil (Damon), 3 very full pages, Memorial Hospital, May 16, 1944.  $875.00

RUNYON, Damon Member of the Boxing Hall of Fame.  Very uncommon signature removed from an album page. $550.00

Winner of the PGA Championships 1934 and 1938
RUNYAN,  Paul Autograph letter signed, one page, on his name imprinted stationery, dated Feb. 27, 1994.  Runyan writes: “Dear Sharon, My greatest thrill in golf  was winning the North and South Open at Pinehurst North Carolina in April of 1930, Respectfully yours. Paul Runyan.”. $250.00

One Of The Finest Signatures of Babe Ruth
RUTH, George Herman “Babe” Choice portraits of Babe Ruth, half length pose in Yankee Uniform,  Carl Hubbell and Gordy Maguire, all whom managed and coached the 1945 All-American East Baseball Team. Each player has signed near his portrait. The signed portrait of Ruth can easily be matted by itself if so desired. Measures 8”x10”. Together with an 8”x10” reproduced photo of the 1945 New York team that represents the East in the All American Game. They will meet Ty Cobb’s Westerners. A handwritten note is attached to the photo stating: “This is my stepfather Lester Eggers”.  $4,750.00

Two Scarce Signatures
Founder of the Harlem Globetrotters
And Goose Tatum- Crown Prince of Basketball
SAPERSTEIN, Abe Vintage fountain pen signature on an album page.  Former owner added biographical notes. On the verso is the signature of Globetrotter legend “Goose” Tatum, the Crown Prince of Basketball who died at the early age of 45. $225.00

SARAZEN, Gene Made payable (in his hand) to Barnett Visa Gold for $74.27 cents.  Boldly signed. $47.50
 
Gene Sarazen Rare ALS describing how he invented the Sand Wedge in 1931, SOLD

SCHMIDT, Mike Typed letter signed, one page, January 6, 1987 on his name imprinted letterhead. Very boldly signed. $150.00

Woman, Red’s Owner, Banned from Baseball
SCHOTT, Marge A card measuring 3.5”x5” inscribed “To Edward Marge Schott & Schottzie.”  Schott has hand drawn a paw print indicating that Schottzie has signed this card as well.  $100.00

Known as The Trial of the Century, Later
Convicted of 12 Counts of Armed robbery and Kidnapping
SIMPSON, O. J. Typed quote from the murder trial:  “if it doesn’t fit, (glove) you must acquit. I did it, You know I did it and I WOULD DO IT AGAIN. No regrets!”  Boldly signed in ink “O. J. Simpson.”  Together with a color portrait of O.J. with his attorneys at the murder trial. $85.00

Rare Signature of Al Singer
SINGER, Al  Choice signature adding “Thanks” in his hand on a vintage album page. $165.00

SMITH, Hilton Choice signature adding “Pitcher” in his hand.  Pencil note on verso states signature obtained in April 1979. $795.00

Vintage 1937 Signatures of the Four Best Golf Players in Three of these Players are Enshrined into the PGA World
SMITH, Horton, LITTLE Lawson, COOPER, Harry & TOMSON, JImmy Four page score card printed by A.J. Spalding for a Match & Shotmaking Demonstration to be played by the four of the best golfers in the world dated Sunday, November 28, 1937 at Ponte Vedra Country Club in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.  Inside this pamphlet is 1.5 pages of fundamentals signed in print by Robert T. Jones.  This contest was played by H. Cooper & J. Thomson vs. Lawson Little and Horton Smith.  Page two contains a scorecard listing in pencil the final scores of the four players. Signed in pencil by all four. $450.00

Inventor Of Ping Golf Clubs
SOLHEIM, Karsten Photograph, 8”x10”, B&W, head and shoulders pose, smiling,  holding a Ping golf club. Signed adding a two word sentiment: “Best wishes, Karsten Solheim”. In fine condition. $225.00

STAGG, Amos Alonzo Member of the Football Hall of Fame.  Choice full signature dated in his hand “Aug.22, 1952’ on a large slip. $185.00

The Most Exciting Moment In Baseball History
And a U.S. Postal Service Oversight
Thomson, Bobby & BRANCE, Ralph Full sheet of stamps, issued by the U.S. Postal Service in 1998,  for the “1950’s Celebrate The Century.” Of the US fifteen 33 cent stamps one of them depicts the “Shot Hear ’Round The World.”  The batter (Thomson) and pitcher (Branca) are depicted on the stamp.   Hand signed by Bobby Thomson and Ralph Branca. $95.00

1949 Detroit Tigers
DETROIT TIGERS Contract between Sportstamp Company and the Detroit Tigers dated June 15, 1949.  Measures appx. 8.5”x14”.  Permission to use the player’s photographs in Baseball Sportstamps and albums. Signed by 26 members of the Detroit Tigers including Virgil Trucks,  Aaron Robinson, Ted Lyons, Red Rolfe, George Kell, Vic Wertz, Dizzy Trout, Robert Swift, etc. $350.00

First American to Win Wimbledon
He writes: "Did I understand you to say USC would play in the Rose Bowl?
Didn’t you mean the toilet bowl"
TILDEN, William Autograph letter signed, two and a half pages, in pencil, from prison to Marrion Anderson and her son. His name “W.T. Tilden” is written in pencil along with his return address on the envelope. $495.00
Giant's Owner
TISCH, Preston Fine dark ink signature on a United States First Day Cover cancelled Kennebunkport, Me, Oct. 8, 1983. $40.00

WALCOTT, Jersey JoeMiniature “Ringside” boxing glove measures appx. 2”x4” hand signed, in person, “Jersey Joe Walcott.” $85.00
 
Glenn "Pop" Warner "Rare 1934 Autograph Letter Signed on Football Strategy. $1,195.00

Wells, Willie Choice ink signature on a 3”x5” card. He adds the date “3-16-84” in his hand. $695.00

Very Rare Genuine Signed Photograph used In Court against a Forger
WOODS, Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Very boldly signed. In addition he has taken his pen and crossed out his face an chest. $675.00

American Icon For Whom Wrigley Field Is Named
WRIGLEY, Jr. William A very RARE full ink signature “William Wrigley” on a slip with ample margins for matting and framing. $495.00
Member of the 1927 Yankees
BENGOUGH, Ben He was a member of the 1927 Yankees. He appeared in the 1927 and 1928 World Series.  Choice pencil signature on a  1.5”x2.5”card. $75.00

HOFMANN, Frede He played in the 1923 World Series.  Choice pencil signature on a slip. $75.00
 
SELIG, Bud Photograph, 8”x10” B&W, head & shoulders pose, smiling.  Inscribed: “To Justin, Best Regards, Bud Selig.”$27.50






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