Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1970's Hilton Smith Signed Index Card. With a known record of 161 victories against just twenty-two losses, and a reputation for the most effective curveball in Negro League history, Smith ranks high on that League's list of greatest pitchers ever. Sadly, the Hall of Fame induction he so richly deserved came eighteen years after his passing, with the volume of available autographs being one of the casualties of this lengthy oversight. Here we present one of the most attractive examples we've encountered from the skimpy supply, a lengthy inscription penned in 10/10 blue ink on a blank 3x5" card. It reads, "Hilton Smith pitcher, played in 6 All Star games, 2 Negro World Series, Won 2 games in each." Index card itself is likewise NRMT-MT. LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    3rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 471

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 3 days left to consign to the 2020 April 16 The David Hall T206 Collection Part IV Sports Card Catalog Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    From the outset and my initial contact with you at Heritage I have been treated courteously. You have taken extra care in assuring me that the experience would be a positive one.
    Samuel Finz,
    Philomont, VA
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2020 January 30 The 1952 Topps & 1953 Topps PSA Set Registry Auction
    2020 January 30 The 1952 Topps & 1953 Topps PSA Set Registry Auction
    REALIZED $706,616