1974 & 1980 Al Kaline Congressional Tributes & Signed Corr...
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Description1974 & 1980 Al Kaline Congressional Tributes & Signed Correspondence Lot of 6 from The Al Kaline Collection 1) 1974 U.S. Senator Robert Griffin typed signed letter to Kaline on U.S. Senate letterhead mentions his inclusion in the Congressional Record on the occasion of his 3,000th hit; 2-3) 1974 Senate Congressional Record and House of Representatives Resolution honors Kaline's 3,000th hit and career achievements; 4) Album commemorating "1980 Congressional Tribute To Al Kaline" by the House on the occasion of his Cooperstown induction includes 8x10" photo of Kaline with Congressman Carl Purcell and nine different Congressional Records, each signed by a different member of the House; 5-6) 1986 Michigan Governor James Blanchard typed signed letter to Kaline regarding golf and a mailer from Congressman Carl Purcell. Letter of provenance from Mark Kaline.
Guide Value or Estimate: $800 - up.
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