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    1926 Ty Cobb Signed Check from Christy Walsh Syndicate. Christy Walsh was the first sports agent as he courted Babe Ruth and helped shape the industry into what it currently is. Sports' first super agent parlayed the success he enjoyed with Ruth into other athletes. One of the men pegged by Walsh was Ty Cobb. Walsh had a number of baseball greats pen ghost written accounts from the World Series and about their overall diamond experiences. Made out to Cobb during the middle of the 1926 baseball season is this check for $1000. Cobb perfectly endorsed the reverse of the check and "Pay to order GA. R.R. Bank of Augusta, GA" is also written, presumably in Cobb's capable hands. Walsh signed the front in 10/10 black ink. The "C" has cancellation marks. The 1926 campaign proved noteworthy as it was Cobb's final season in Detroit. Even at the ripe old age of 39, The Georgia Peach managed to hit .339 in seventy-nine games. PSA/DNA Encapsulation.

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    November, 2014
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