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    1960 Hank Greenberg Signed Typed Letters To Charles Comiskey II Lot of 2. Hank Greenberg may have been a rather quiet, unassuming young ballplayer, but as a White Sox executive he was quite feisty in these two letters to Charles Comiskey II. Both written in 1960, Greenberg blasts Comiskey for his attitude in trying to acquire ownership of the team from Bill Veeck and Greenberg. Very fascinating content. Letters are stained and have rust from paper clips, but both signatures are 8-9/10 in quality. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.

    The Comiskey Collection

    It's a name that remains synonymous with Chicago White Sox baseball, and one properly immortalized in Cooperstown bronze. The collection that appears in the lots that follow spans six decades of the team's history, beginning with what may be the earliest ChiSox document in private hands, and continuing on to feature a wide assortment of material from sons J. Louis and Charles A. Comiskey II, who carried on the ownership of the club following their father's passing. Many of the key moments in team history are memorialized, from the team's first World Series appearance in 1906, to the famous World Tour of 1913-14, to the club's eventual sale to another Hall of Fame executive, Bill Veeck, in 1959. All items were stored for decades in the attic of Charles Junior's home before they were acquired by our consignor, and they make their auction debut here.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    25th Sunday
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