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    1947 Alex Pompez Handwritten Letter to Bing Crosby. Four-page letter is penned by the legendary Negro League Hall of Famer to silver screen star and Pittsburgh Pirates part owner Bing Crosby, recommending that a farm club catcher be considered for the team. Mysteriously, Pompez states that he cannot go on record with this scouting report, writing, "For personal reasons I won't sign my name to this note. But I know what it is to have my name in big headlines." He repeats this sentiment at the close, writing, "Good luck to you & yours, just an old timer. I have a personal reason for not signing my name to this, thanks." The message is written on a single 8.5x11" sheet of unlined paper folded into the shape of a greeting card. All ink is 9/10 or better, and page is in fine condition with original mailing folds. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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