Hall of Fame prestige promotes this dignified collection of autographs boasting a total of (18) enshrined members and (9) significant others. Consisting of matted cut displays with photos, 8x10 photos and a publication clipping, this superior selection of signatures rates as average (“9-10”) throughout, with top quality autographs applied to better to excellent materials. Auction LOA from JSA.
The complete list of included items is as follows:
Highlights: (7) HOFers with: (4) matted cuts: Joe Cronin (d.1984) matted to 11x14, Bill Dickey (d.1993) matted to 12x16, Ford Frick (d.1978) matted to 11x14, Travis Jackson (d.1987) matted to 8-1/2 x 11”; (2) 8x10 photos: Carl Hubbell (d.1980), “Duke” Snider (d.2011); (1) publication clipping: “Rube” Marquard (d.1980) 8x10 (the only item in this lot showing more than minor wear)
Balance of HOFers: (11) with: (6) matted displays: (2) 12x16: Richie Ashburn (d.1997), “Buck” Leonard (d.1997); (2) 11x14: Cal Hubbard (d.1977), Bob Lemon (d.2000); (2) 8-1/2 x 11”: Lou Boudreau (d.2001), Johnny Mize (d.1993); (3) 8x10s: Orlando Cepeda, Ray Dandridge (d.1994), Juan Marichal; (2) framed pieces: Rod Carew cut framed to 8x10 with photo and brass nameplate, “Whitey” Ford career stat sheet with photo framed to 8-1/2 x 10-1/2”
Others: (9) with: (4) matted cuts: Don Newcombe 12x16, Dom DiMaggio (d.2009) 11x14, Ossie Bluege (d.1985) 8-1/2 x 11”, Fred Fitzsimmons (d.1979) 8x10; (5) 8x10 photos: Sam Jethroe (d.2001), Tommy Henrich (d.2009), Joe Hutcheson (d.1993) one-year major leaguer with Dodgers in 1933, Ernie Johnson (d.2011), Don Larsen