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    1945-51 Ralph Branca & Carl Erskine Signed Brooklyn Dodgers Uniform Player's Contracts - Lot of 2.
    Ralph Branca and Carl Erskine were two key components of the Brooklyn Dodgers pitching staff which ruled supreme over the Senior Circuit in the late 1940's and '50's. Although Dem Bums usually suffered World Series heartache, Branca and Erskine held down the opposition most of the time. Offered are the player contracts from both players. Branca's 1945 agreement paid him $450 a month but had an escalator to $600 if he was still on the team May 15. Branca and team president Branch Rickey Sr. signed in bold ink. Ford Frick's signature is found on front. For Carl Erskine's 14-6 performance of 1951 he earned a robust eight thousand dollars. Erskine and team executive Buzzie Buvasi signed the dotted line to seal the deal. Both contracts have regular fold marks. Auction LOA from SGC Authentic.


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    May, 2018
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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