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    1937 Ted Williams Signed Handwritten San Diego Padres Letter. Thanks to Ted Williams' attorneys, Johnny and Grace Lutz, the hobby has a fine assortment of "The Splendid Splinter's" correspondence available. This may be one of the finest, however, dating way back to 1937. It was Williams' first full season in professional baseball, after playing in just forty-two games in 1936. For 1937, "The Kid" was again on the San Diego Padres' PCL team, where he hit twenty-three home runs and batted slightly under .300.

    This letter, written to Johnny Lutz, talks about riding a Greyhound bus from Oakland to San Francisco across the new Bay Bridge due to a hotel strike. He goes on to mention frog fishing techniques and the cold weather. It has been signed simply as "Ted" in 9/10 ink, and the letter itself shows only minor chipping along the edges. Mailing folds are present on this 5.5x8.5" stationery. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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