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    1949-50 Connie Mack Signed Letter & Book. One Hall of Fame team owner signs twice for the son of another. We begin chronologically with a typed letter of regret in response to an invitation, executed on team letterhead and signed in 9/10 black ink. Original mailing and a few other scattered fold lines, otherwise fine. Even more intriguing is a first edition hardcover volume of Mack's autobiography "My 66 Years in the Big Leagues" inscribed, "Charles A. Comiskey with very best wishes, Connie Mack." Ink is 9+/10, book is in marvelous condition with light wear to rare dust jacket the only caveat. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


    The Comiskey Collection


    It's a name that remains synonymous with Chicago White Sox baseball, and one properly immortalized in Cooperstown bronze. The collection that appears in the lots that follow spans six decades of the team's history, beginning with what may be the earliest ChiSox document in private hands, and continuing on to feature a wide assortment of material from sons J. Louis and Charles A. Comiskey II, who carried on the ownership of the club following their father's passing. Many of the key moments in team history are memorialized, from the team's first World Series appearance in 1906, to the famous World Tour of 1913-14, to the club's eventual sale to another Hall of Fame executive, Bill Veeck, in 1959. All items were stored for decades in the attic of Charles Junior's home before they were acquired by our consignor, and they make their auction debut here.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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