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    1959 Luis Aparicio Unsigned Contract From Charles Comiskey II Collection. From the archives of Charles Comiskey II himself comes this unsigned contract for Hall of Famer Luis Aparicio for the 1959 season. The annual salary on this form is $19K, which perhaps was changed prior to having Aparicio sign the official final contract. Still an interesting and historical document of a White Sox legend. Several pinholes in the left margin. Also includes another contract that is completely blank from the same era.

    The Comiskey Collection

    It's a name that remains synonymous with Chicago White Sox baseball, and one properly immortalized in Cooperstown bronze. The collection that appears in the lots that follow spans six decades of the team's history, beginning with what may be the earliest ChiSox document in private hands, and continuing on to feature a wide assortment of material from sons J. Louis and Charles A. Comiskey II, who carried on the ownership of the club following their father's passing. Many of the key moments in team history are memorialized, from the team's first World Series appearance in 1906, to the famous World Tour of 1913-14, to the club's eventual sale to another Hall of Fame executive, Bill Veeck, in 1959. All items were stored for decades in the attic of Charles Junior's home before they were acquired by our consignor, and they make their auction debut here.


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    Auction Dates
    Dec-Jan, 2015
    21st-18th Sunday-Sunday
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