From Philadelphia with love. Signature buffs will enjoy this accumulation of (38) signed cuts featuring 1940s-50s players primarily from the “City of Brotherly Love” including the nucleus of the 1950 “Whiz Kids” team. Highlighting this offering are Hall of Fame members Al Simmons, Robin Roberts, Rich Ashburn and Luke Appling. Presenting an average strength of (“8-9”) each of these impressions has been applied to the back of a business card measuring approximately 3-1/2 x 2”. In general the signatures are clear, bold and legible, with (35) having been signed in blue or black ink and (3) in pencil. Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.
The full list of included players is as follows: Robin Roberts, Al Simmons, (2) Luke Appling, Rich Ashburn, (2) Phil Marchildon (member of the Canadian Hall of Fame), Herman Franks, Barney McCoskey, Emil Verban, Andy Pafko, Bert Haas, Eddie Joost, Gene Bearden, Bob Savage, Charlie Harris, Elmer Valo, “Schoolboy” Rowe, “Bama” Rowell, Johnny Blatnik, Andy Seminick, Del Ennis, “Dutch” Leonard, Curt Simmons, Billy DeMars, Bennie Bengough, Pete Suder, Rudy York, Ferris Fain, Sam Chapman, Buddy Rosar, (2) Earle Mack, Lou Brissie, (2) “Skeeter” Webb and (2) Ray Coleman.