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    1939-41 Baseball Hall of Famers Multi-Signed Autograph Album with Ruth, Young. Cooperstown, New York had been a sleepy little town for the owner of this album until she attended the opening of the brand-new Baseball Hall of Fame. The first page features an inscription from the United States Postmaster General, who writes, "To Mary Patricia Burr with very good wishes, James Farley, P. NY 6/12/39." The pages that follow are packed with several dozen autographs from the Grand Opening and a few years beyond, in bold pencil unless otherwise noted. New or future Hall of Famers: Jimmie Foxx, Ted Williams (secretarial), Gabby Hartnett, Carl Hubbell, Billy Herman, Joe Medwick, Cy Young (10/10 ink), Eddie Collins, Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson (9/10 ink), Hank Greenberg. Other notables include National League presidents John Tener and John Heydler.

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    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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