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    1940-82 Brooklyn Dodgers & Los Angeles Dodgers Signed Correspondence Lot of 23. A fantastic archive of signed Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers correspondence that spans five decades and includes tons of star autographs, with superlative content and stupendous letterhead. Correspondence (with customary folds) and autographs are NRMT.

    1940 Pee Wee Reese four-page handwritten signed letter to Lee MacPhail discussing his broken ankle. "If there is any way that I may talk with you, I would be tickled to do so"; 1945 "Sgt. Clement W. Labine" one-page handwritten signed letter to Branch Rickey writes "Dear Mr. Rickey...It certainly feels great to know someone is thinking of you while you are far away from home. Nothing would please me more than to be back in your employ by spring"; 1947 Walter O'Malley one-page typed signed letter to radio station on "Law Offices Walter F. O'Malley" letterhead mentions Branch Rickey; 1948 Rex Barney one-page typed signed letter to Branch Rickey in which the fireballer tells the GM not to bother writing back if his salary demands aren't met; 1949 four-page Red Barber (broadcaster) contract (three years for $109,500) signed by "Walter (Red) Barber" and Branch Rickey; 1949 one-page Ernie Harwell (broadcaster) contract signed by Harwell and Branch Rickey.

    1950 two-page Connie Desmond (broadcaster) contract signed by Desmond and Walter O'Malley; 1952 Karl Spooner one-page handwritten signed letter to Dodgers' executive Matt Burns; 1954 one-page typed promissory note for $5,000 signed by "James Gilliam" and Dodgers' executive Henry Walsh; 1954 Charlie Neal one-page handwritten signed letter to Al Campanis; 1955 Duke Snider and Carl Erskine signed "Dodgers Line Drives" newsletter; 1955 Bowie Kuhn one-page typed signed letter; 1956 Dodgers Tour of Japan itinerary booklet and menu signed by Snider, Reese, Newcombe, and Erskine.

    1957 Warren Giles one-page typed signed letter on N.L. letterhead; 1957 Al Gionfriddo two-page handwritten signed letter and mailer regarding the move to Los Angeles; 1957 letter (unsigned) on "Carl Furillo Night" letterhead; 1957 Al Bonnie typed signed letter plus four pages of typed event notes, all on "Gil Hodges Night Committee" letterhead; 1959 Bobby Brogan two-page handwritten signed letter to Buzzie Bavasi; 1963 Cy Berger (Topps Chewing Gum) one-page typed signed letter to Buzzie Bavasi regarding "1964 Topps Picture Cards"; and 1982 Walter Alston one-page handwritten signed letter to Al Campanis. Auction LOA from SGC Authentic.


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