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Ca 1950s Collection of Baseball Postcards Autographed by Prominent Players, Incl. Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers

34 Realphoto postcards of Cleveland Indians; most signed; includes 7 Hall-of-Famers; postmarked 1950-1955.

 - Lou Boudreau, HOF (postmarked Jul 12 '50)

 - Luke Easter  (PM Aug 13 '53)
 - Bob Kennedy   (PM  Aug 22 '53)
 - Bob Lemon, HOF   (PM Aug 22 '53)
 - Bob Avila  (not signed; PM Aug 25, '53)
 - Dale Mitchell (PM Sep 3 '53)
 - Early Wynn, HOF  (PM Sep 10 '53)
 - Bill Glynn   (PM Sep 18 '53)
 - Al Rosen   (PM Oct 5 '53)
 - Wally Westlake  (PM Oct 7 '53)
 - Mike Garcia   (PM Oct 15 '53)

 - Bill Lobe  (PM Apr 25 '54)
 - Larry Doby, HOF   (PM May 28 '54)
 - George Strickland   (PM Jul 6 '54)
 - Dave Philley   (PM Nov 24 '54)

 - Sam Dente  (PM Apr 26 '55)
 - Bob Feller, HOF  (PM Apr 26 '55)
 - Al Lopez   (PM May 2 '55)
 - Vic Wertz   (PM May 2 '55); second Vic Wertz card, wearing Saint Louis hat (PM Oct 3 '53)
 - Al Smith    (PM May  2 '55)
 - Hal Naragon   (PM May 25 '55)
 - Art Houtteman   (PM May 25 '55)
 - Hank Majeski    (PM May 25 '55)
 - Dave Pope   (PM May 25 '55)
 - Ray Narleski   (PM May 25 '55)
 - Hal Newhouser, HOF   (PM May 31 '55)
 - Rudy Regalado   (PM May 31 '55)
 - Don Mossi   (PM May 31 '55)
 - Herb Score, HOF  (PM Jun 1 '55)
 - Ralph Kiner, HOF   (PM Jun 1 '55)
 - Red Kress  (PM Jun 24 '55)
 - Tony Cuccinello   (PM Jul 2 '55)
 - Bill Wright   (PM Jul 28 '55)

26 Realphoto postcards of Detroit Tigers, 12 signed, 14 printed signatures, all postmarked 1954-1955.

Signed cards (all postmarked 1954) include:
 - Matt Batts (2), one in black, one in blue ink
 - Dick Weik (signed over his printed signature)
 - Steve ("Bud") Souchock (signed over printed signature)
 - Bill Tuttle (very faint signature)
 - Walter Dropo
 - Ned Garver
 - Ray Herbert
 - Ray Boone (Signed "Best Wishes / Ray Boone" in blue ink)
 - Harvey Kuenn (Signed "Best Wishes / Harvey Kuenn")
 - Earl Torgeson
 - George Zuverink (signed "Best Wishes / George Zuverink")

Printed signatures include:
 - Steve Gromek, but he has written "Kenny" in blue ink before the printed "Best Wishes Always, Steve Gromek"
 - Lou Kretlow
 - Jim Delsing
 - Bob Nieman
 - Al Kaline, HOF
 - Bob Miller
 - Fred Hatfield
 - Al Aber
 - Frank House
 - Frank Bolling
 - Ferris Fain  (PM 1955)
 - Duke Maas      "
 - Ralph Branca   "
 - Bill Hoeft         "

Condition:

Most with a previous owner's name in Address section on verso of card. Nearly all have tack holes at top. Some handling wear and scattered water stains.

Estimate: $300 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$180
03/07/2019

 

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