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(2) Vintage Team-Signed Sheets with 1927 Boston Braves & 1939 Cincinnati Reds Including Hershberger

Lot Number 794

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Advanced autograph seekers bag some prized signatures, with these (2) vintage team-signed sheets. Long departed members of the 1927 Boston Braves and 1939 NL pennant-winning Cincinnati Reds have contributed signatures to this offering, including Willard Hershberger, who is the only MLB player to ever commit suicide while a season was in progress.


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1927 Boston Braves  5-1/2 x 4-1/2" album page with multiple folds, (7) red ink signatures average ("7-8") with: Eddie Moore (d.1976), Eddie Brown (d.1956) with "Home Run King" inscription in unspecified hand, Jack Fournier (d.1973), Foster H. Edwards (d.1980), Walter "Doc" Gautreau (d.1970), Jim Welsh (d.1970), Frank Hogan (d.1967). Full photo LOA from JSA.


1939 Cincinnati Reds 5 x 5-3/4" book page with one crease and an irregular right edge, (10) black ink signatures average ("8-9") with: Lew Riggs (d.1975), Ival Goodman (d.1984), Bill Myers (d.1995), "Whitey" Moore (d.1987), Willard Hershberger (d.1940), Gene Thompson (d.2006), Wally Berger (d.1988), Milt Shoffner (d.1978), Ernie Lombardi (HOF, d.1977), "Frenchy" Bordagaray (d.2000). Auction LOA from JSA.  

 



 
 
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