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    1941 Leon Day Signed Puerto Rican League Contract.
    We have great respect and admiration for collectors of Negro League memorabilia, both for the service they do in keeping the history of this woefully under-documented league alive, and for the courage it takes to enter a field of collecting that offers such difficulty in the acquisition of artifacts. And so we are very pleased to present this remarkable piece, the very contract that signed the Hall of Fame Negro League pitcher to his final season of winter ball in Puerto Rico.

    Day spent most of that time as a member of the Aguadilla Sharks, and this is a covenant with that team, establishing a sixty dollar a week salary for the 1995 Hall of Fame inductee. Day signs the second page along with various team representatives in 9/10 fountain pen ink. The four-page standard contract has punch and staple holes near top, and a vertical center fold, but no problematic faults. Full LOA from PSA/DNA (Day autograph only). Full LOA from SGC Authentic (Day autograph only).


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    May, 2018
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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