Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1924 Barney Dreyfuss Signed Letter to National League President John Heydler. The posthumous 2008 Hall of Famer and owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates writes to N.L. president Heydler to protest a game played against the Philadelphia Phillies. Dreyfuss contends that a ball hit by Pirates pitcher Johnny Morrison should have been ruled a home run, and that the umpires' failure to do so had cost his team the game. He requests that the game's records be thrown out and the contest replayed, signing at the close in 9/10 black fountain pen ink. The typed letter on team letterhead exhibits original mailing folds but no other distractions of note beyond a couple small (and easily removable) pencil notations. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 21
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 850

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 21 days left to consign to the 2020 May 7 - 9 Spring Sports Collectible Catalog Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I am completely satisfied, more to the point, absolutely ecstatic, about not only the proceeds but the wonderful professional manner every aspect of my little consignment was handled.
    Bill R.,
    Green Bay, WI
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2020 February 22 - 23 Winter Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction
    2020 February 22 - 23 Winter Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $12,913,912