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    1966 Duke Snider Handwritten Letter to Dodgers GM Buzzie Bavasi. Three-page handwritten letter from the Hall of Fame center fielder finds Snider in his role as manager of the Tri-City Atoms of the Northwest League, utilizing team letterhead for a lengthy status report back to the Big League club. He complains about the June heat in Washington state, and of less than satisfactory behavior of some of his players, suggesting that one, "...should be optioned out to a mental home for a couple of years." He closes the letter, "See you soon, Duke." All ink is 9+/10, and the pages are likewise free of any distractions beyond original mailing folds and a bent corner of the first page. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    May, 2016
    12th-14th Thursday-Saturday
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