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    1952 Connie Mack "Baseball's Greatest Line-Up" Correspondence Archive. Densely packed binder represents all the paperwork within Christy Walsh's files relating to the famous 1952 Connie Mack Luncheon during which he presented "Baseball's Greatest Line-Up 1900-1950." It is apparent that Walsh handled the logistics, and hence the mail, for the event, so the collection is highlighted by a considerable amount of correspondence from the greatest names in the game, typically addressed to Mack directly. Included: 1) Connie Mack signed typed letters (2). Signatures 10/10. 2) Connie Mack signed handwritten letter. Ink 10/10. 3) Lefty Grove handwritten letter. Ink 10/10. 4) Cy Young signed handwritten letter. Ink 10/10. 5) Ty Cobb signed handwritten letter. Ink 10/10. 6) Pop Warner signed handwritten letter. Ink 10/10. 7) Ford Frick signed typed letter. Signature 10/10. 8) Will Harridge signed typed letters (2). Signatures 10/10. 9) Joe DiMaggio signed typed letter. Signature slightly smeared but very bold. 10) Honus Wagner signed typed letter. Signature 10/10. 11) Frank Frisch signed typed letter. Signature 10/10. 12) Warren Giles signed typed letter. Signature 10/10. 13) George Sisler signed typed letter. Signature "George" 10/10. 14) Grantland Rice signed typed letter. Signature 10/10. 15) Tris Speaker signed typed letter. Signature 10/10. 16) Honus Wagner handwritten signed government postcard. Ink 10/10. Much more is here, including many letters from prominent journalists and a fine display photo from the event. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    November, 2010
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