Lot 206. Late-Season 1955 Game-Used ONL Giles Baseball Signed by 15 Phillies. This baseball has the autographs of Rich (Richie) Ashburn, Gran Hamner and Gus Niarhos on one panel; Curt Simmons and Ben Bengough on another; Andy Seminick and Tom Westlake on a third; and Stan Lopata, HermWehmeier, Ted Kazanski, Joe Lonnett and Saul Rogovin on a fourth. Niarhos retired after the 1955 season and Lonnett was called up late in the year without getting into a game. The combination of these two autographs dates the ball’s signing to September 1955. The autographs range from nm 7 and nm-m 8. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $45
Lot 207. George Brett Autographed Todd Alan Gold Print. Mint 9 to gem mint 10 signature authenticated by Kevin Keating. The 19” x 22.5” print, which is vg-ex with creases primarily along the borders, presents three images of the Kansas City Royals’ Hall of Fame third baseman.
Winning Bid $40
Lot 208. Tony Conigliaro Autographed 8” x 10” B&W Photo. Conigliaro’s signature is dark and contrasts nicely against his uniform. His last name, while smudged, is complete and fully readable. A favorite among Boston fans, Conigliaro was only 45 when he died in 1990 from the effects of a heart attack and stroke. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $40
Lot 210. Elmer Flick Large, Bold Autograph Dated 1969 on a Lined 3” x 5” Index Card. Flick’s signature nm-m 8. Kevin Keating authenticated the autograph. As a rookie with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1898, Flick batted .302. In the ensuing 11 seasons, his average ranged from .297 to .367. He led the National League in RBI in 1900, and the American League in batting average once, stolen bases twice and triples three times. An illness essentially ended his career in 1908, although he played part-time in the 1908-10 seasons. At his induction into the Hall of Fame in 1963, Flick was 87. He died in 1971. He autographed this index card in 1969 and added “Baseball Hall of Fame” and “Was 93 Jan 11 1969.”
Winning Bid $61
Lot 211. Eddie Mathews Sweet Spot Autograph on an ONL William White Baseball. Nm-m 8 to mint 9 signature on an nm-m ball that shows very light discoloration at the end of Mathews’ name. Otherwise, the ball is white and essentially problem-free with strong printed areas. A 500-home-run club member, Mathews joined the Hall of Fame elite in 1978. He passed away in 2001. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $50
Lot 212. Buck Leonard and Judy Johnson Autographed 8” x 10” Sepia Photos. Superb mint 9 to gem mint 10 signatures by these Hall of Fame and Negro Leagues greats! Leonard,’s signature is pre-stroke! Leonard was the Negro Leagues equivalent of Lou Gehrig, and Johnson was an excellent third baseman and clutch-hitter who became Josh Gibson’s mentor. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $45
Lot 213. Circa 1950-53 Signed and Unsigned Items Obtained by One Collector. Postcards, letters, facsimile autograph sheets and other memorabilia make up this collection of MORE THAN 60 INDIVIDUAL ITEMS. SIGNED ITEMS: Stan Musial autographed late-1940s team-issued 5” x 7” sepia photo. Nm-m 8 to mint 9 signature. McCarthy postcard of Dizzy Trout with a facsimile autograph on the front; the back has a note signed “Dizzy.” Hal Schumacher 1949 “Baseball Strategy” booklet signed on the front cover. Zack Taylor’s signature as part of a return address on a St. Louis Browns envelope. And a 1953 or 1954 Senators Spring Training program (creased) signed in pencil by 17, including Marty Marion, Tom Wright, Johnny Schmitz, Johnny Lipon and Kite Thomas. Kevin Keating authenticated the autographs, which generally are nm-m 8 or better. UNSIGNED ITEMS: Sepia real-photo postcards, apparently team issued, of JACKIE ROBINSON and DOM DiMAGGIO. Eleven McCarthy postcards with the player’s photo, including Ted Williams (2), Phil Rizzuto (2), Allie Reynolds, Vic Wertz and Virgil Trucks. Ten postcards issued by the Cleveland Indians, including Larry Doby, Luke Easter, Al Rosen (3), Bobby Avila, Bob Lemon (2), Al Lopez and Ray Boone. Postcards of Eddie Mathews, Eddie Stanky (1952 Cardinals), Ned Garver, Billy Goodman (2) and Johnny Pesky (4). HANK GREENBERG typed letter on Indians stationery with a stamped signature and mailing envelope. JOE DiMAGGIO typed letter on Yankees’ stationery with a facsimile signature and mailing envelope. Team photos of the 1951 St. Louis Browns with a mailing envelope; 1950 Cincinnati Reds, and 1950 Detroit Tigers (2), all folded for mailing. Facsimile autograph sheets for the 1950 and 1951 Browns and early 1950s Dodgers, Cardinals, Reds and Red Sox. Mailing envelopes from the Pirates, Tigers, Indians (2), Yankees and Cleveland Browns. And a 1951 Athletics’ and 1952 Yankees’ newsletter. Delightful collection with a good complement of Indians, Browns and Yankees memorabilia!
Winning Bid $113
Lot 214. 12 Different Single-Signed Baseballs – Davey Johnson, Hooton, Corrales, Etc. These autographs, unless otherwise noted, are nm-m 8 or better on the sweet spots of nm-m 8 or better Rawlings or Wilson “Official League” baseballs: Pat Corrales, Ivan DeJesus, Wayne Gomes, John Grubb, Bryan Harvey, John Hiller, Burt Hooton, Randy Hundley (very strong autograph with minor bleeding), Davey Johnson, Jim Lemon (nm 7 autograph; died 2006), Frank Lucchesi (personalized ex-m 6 to nm 7) and Hal Naragon. As a player, Johnson was a four-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove Award recipient who helped the Baltimore Orioles to win world championships in 1966 and 1970. As a manager, he twice was named Manager of the Year and led the New York Mets to a World Series championship in 1986. He is in the Mets’ and Orioles’ Hall of Fame. Harvey was a two-time All-Star who led the A.L. in saves in 1991. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Minimum Bid $40
Lot 215. 12 Different Single-Signed Baseballs – Parrish, Tanana, Jim Wynn, Yeager, Etc. These autographs are generally nm-m 8, with some better, on Rawlings or Wilson “Official League” baseballs: Jim Nettles (nm 7 autograph), Ron Oester, Joe Oliver, Ricky Otero, Lance Parrish, (Walter Jason) Jay Passmore, Desi Relaford, Bill Robinson (d. 2007), Frank Tanana, Ed Watt, Jim Wynn, and Steve Yeager. Parrish was an eight-time All-Star who earned six Silver Slugger and three Gold Glove Awards. At the peak of his career, Sparky Anderson declared him “the best catcher in baseball.” Drafted by the Bewers in 1975, Passmore played in the minors. Tanana was a three-time All-Star who won 240 games in 21 seasons and at least 12 games 12 times. Watt was a relief pitcher on the Orioles’ 1970 championship team. Selected for the N.L All-Star squad three times, Wynn hit at least 20 home runs in eight seaons and 30 or more in three. Yeager was the 1981 MVP as he and his Dodgers’ teammates won the World Series. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Minimum Bid $40
Lot 216. 26 Different Autographs on 8” x 10” Color Photos – Lynn, Mussina, Powell, Santiago, Etc. Generally, these autographs are nm-m 8 or better. Exceptions are noted. Kevin Keating authenticated them. Here is the list. For each autograph, we have listed the player’s team: Ed Kranepool (Mets), Jim Lemon (Senators, 2 different photos), Fred Lynn (Orioles), Chito Martinez (Orioles, added “Last HR in Memorial Stadium 10/5/91”; some small skips on the signature), Ben McDonald (Orioles, incomplete ink coverage), Mark McLemore (Orioles, incomplete ink coverage), Luis Mercedes (Orioles, very slight smudge), Jose Mesa (Orioles), Randy Milligan (Orioles), Mike Mussina (Orioles), Joe Orsulak (Orioles), Boog Powell (Orioles, added “1970 AL MVP”), Arthur Rhodes (Orioles), Bret Saberhagen (Royals, added “1985 World Series MVP), Benito Santiago (Padres), Larry Sheets (Orioles), Chris Short (Phillies), Roy Sievers (Senators), Lee Smith (Red Sox), Dave Stewart (A’s, some small skips in his first name), Mickey Tettleton (Orioles, personalized, ex 5), Gus Triandos (Orioles), Jack Voigt (Orioles) , Mark Williamson (Orioles) and Craig Worthington (Orioles). Lynn was the 1975 A.L. Rookie of the Year and MVP, and Santiago was the 1987 N.L. RoY. A 270 game winner and five-time All-Star, Mussina has Hall of Fame potential. For the Oakland A’s, Stewart won at least 20 games in four consecutive years.
Winning Bid $55
Lot 217. Autographs of 10 Brooklyn Dodgers on Mostly 8” x 10” Photos – Amoros, Furillo, Etc. Except as noted, the signatures are nm-m 8 or better on color photos. The players are in Brooklyn uniforms: Cal Abrams (died 1997), Sandy Amoros (d. 1992), Rex Barney (d. 1997B&W 5.5” x 8.5”), Ralph Branca , Roger Craig (B&W), Carl Erskine, Carl Furillo (d. 1989), Jim Gentile, Cookie Lavagetto (d. 1990B&W), & Ed Roebuck (B&W). Barney autographed a 5.5” x 8.5” b&w promotional photo, and Craig, Lavagetto and Roebuck signed b&w 8 x 10s. The Gentile signature is large and bold with small skips on several letters, and Roebuck’s is ex. The others are strong. Amoros was the defensive hero of Game 7 of the 1955 World Series, the Dodgers’ of Brooklyn only world championship season.
Winning Bid $75
Lot 218. 10 New York Yankees Autographs on 8” x 10” Photos – Bauer, Baylor, Bouton, Etc. These signatures are generally nm-m 8 to mint 9 or better, with half at least mint 9. Most signed color photos: Stan Bahnsen (added ”1968 A.L. Rookie of the Year”), Hank Bauer, Don Baylor, Jim Bouton, Bob Cerv, Chris Chambliss, Lou Clinton, Jim Coates (slightly smudged), Joe Collins (at an old-timer’s game) and Joe DeMaestri (b&w photo). Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $50
Lot 219. 15 Autographs of Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers. Washington, D.C., is the city that keeps on giving, at least when baseball is involved. In 1961, the Senators that existed from 1901 moved to Minnesota to become the Twins. And then in 1972, the 1961-71 Senators became the Texas Rangers. Here is the list of 15 – SENATORS – Jim Lemon, Camilo Pascual, Roy Sievers, Dean Stone (light ink coverage) and Mickey Vernon. TWINS: Dave McKay, Tony Oliva, Camilo Pasqual, Jeff Reardon, Rich Rollins, Dick Stigman and Frank Viola (added “87 WS MVP”). RANGERS: Oddibe McDowell, Pete O’Brien and Gary Ward. Pascual had the misfortune of spending his first seven seasons with the Senators. Nevertheless, he was an All-Star in 1959 and 1960, with 17 wins in 1959. In Minnesota, he was selected as an All-Star three more times and won 20 games in 1961 and 21 in 1962. Vernon was a quiet, dependable first baseman who batted .286 and collected 2,495 hits during his career. He was selected as an All-Star seven times. Oliva was one of baseball’s best players from 1964, when he was named A.L. Rookie of the Year, through 1971, when a bad knee runined his career. During this eight-year stretch, he won three A.L. batting titles. Except as noted above, the autographs are nm-m 8 or better. Kevin Keating authenticated them.
Winning Bid $45