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    Circa 1979 Thurman Munson Handwritten Signed Letter. The year of his tragic death was the first since 1972 that the Yankee captain had failed to garner an All-Star nod, and with just just three home runs to his credit at the time of his early August passing, it's likely that it is the 1979 season to which Munson refers when he writes, "It's nice to know that fans still think of you and your family, especially when you're not having a particularly good year." The single page of Yankees letterhead is a gracious thank you letter to a fan who sent a knitted outfit for Munson's young daughter. All ink, including the closing signature, are in Munson's 9/10 blue ink. Page exhibits original mailing folds and minor spots of toning. This is the first Munson handwritten letter we've ever encountered, and its probable connection to the last season of his career and life is particularly noteworthy. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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