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    Circa 1952 Ronald Reagan Handwritten Signed Letter re: Grover Cleveland Alexander. The future President of the United States kindly responds to a fan's letter regarding his recent portrayal of the troubled Hall of Fame pitcher in the 1952 feature film "The Winning Team." Reagan provides a bit of gossip which is today well known in baseball lore: "Having met 'Old Pete' you should be interested in knowing about 'the best kept secret in sports,' which we hinted at in the picture. The 'fainting spells' in our movie were as close to the truth as we felt we should go. In addition to all his other troubles or probably under lying all his troubles was the terrible affliction of Epilepsy..." Reagan's handwriting and signature on the provided single unlined page of personal letterhead rate 9/10 in strength, and the page exhibits tape stains at the edges and original mailing folds, none of which detract from the writing. Original envelope is included. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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