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    Babe Ruth Sympathy Card. This lot represents material directly from "The Christy Walsh Estate," which has been in storage since his passing in 1955 and now brought to surface by his descendants. All of this correspondence have been stored in the original files Christy had since 1921 and represents his own personal mementos, business affairs etc. particularly that with Babe Ruth. The first true super agent!

    Following the passing of baseball's most beloved luminary, the family of Babe Ruth understandably found itself recipient to unending expressions of sympathy. The offered memento is an example of the sympathy cards mailed by the Ruth family to several of those individuals who remembered (and worshiped) the diamond great. White with black lettering card reads "The family of the late George Herman Ruth acknowledges with grateful appreciation the kind expression of your sympathy." 4.75x3.5". Reverse has some written notes by Christy Walsh.


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    November, 2010
    7th Sunday
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