1951 Jim Bottomley Signed Post Cards. Nicknamed "...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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Description1951 Jim Bottomley Signed Post Cards. Nicknamed "Sunny Jim" for his consistently upbeat disposition, the star first baseman was an indispensable part of the equation that delivered four National League pennants and two World Championship to the fans of the St. Louis Cardinals over a six-season span (1926-31). With an average of 115 runs batted in per season during this torrid stretch, Bottomley proved a fitting counterpart to Yankees first sacker Lou Gehrig, and today his autograph is even more scarce than the Iron Horse's coveted script. His posthumous Hall of Fame induction, a full fifteen years after his 1959 passing, has further widened the gap between supply and demand. Offered are two post cards that bear his signature in blue ink, which displays well. Toning exhibited.
Guide Value or Estimate: $150 - up.
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