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    1930 Barney Dreyfuss Signed Letter with Unique Notation. The 2008 Hall of Fame inductee is best remembered today as the former owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, builder of Forbes Field, and the founder of the World Series, the sport's most celebrated contest. He remains a fearsome obstacle for collectors of Hall of Fame autographs, having passed from this world over eight decades ago.

    This typed letter is signed by the executive on Pittsburgh Athletic Company letterhead to second baseman Howdy Groskloss. Dreyfuss explains why he didn't answer Groskloss's previous request. He signed on in 10/10 black fountain pen. He also wrote this beneath his signature: "Congratulate you on your almost unanimous vote as the best all around athlete at Amherst!! What about Nichols, did he get the other vote?" Mailing fold marks appear throughout. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
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