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    Hank Greenberg Personal Archive with Signed Photographs. Vast and varied assortment of photos and documents was acquired by a contractor who had done work on the home of Hank's son and was instructed to dispose of the contents of a closet that held these treasures. Thirty-nine individual pieces comprise this lot, with highlights including:

    1) Four photos signed by Greenberg. Autographs 10/10. Photos 8x10", ranging from VG to NRMT.
    2) Photos signed by George Caster (personalized to Hank, 1946), Dick Wakefield (personalized to Hank), Charles Gehringer (3), Bob Feller, Babe Herman and former Presidential hopeful Gary Hart. All autographs 8/10 or better. Photos average EX-MT.
    3) Approximately twenty-five various unsigned photos. Many are wire photos, both Type 1 and Type 2. Best is a terrific Type 1 1935 wire photo (trimmed to 6x8.5") of Greenberg and Lou Gehrig at Yankee Stadium. Condition averages EX-MT.
    4) Unmailed Christmas card (!) from the Greenberg family. 5) 1986 Hank Greenberg funeral program.

    Tremendous break down value here, or a chance for a serious Greenberg collector to take an intriguing inside look into the life of this brave baseball hero. LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    5th Saturday
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