Burleigh Grimes Autographed 3.5” x 5.5” Postcard with His Image.
Lot 49. Burleigh Grimes Autographed 3.5” x 5.5” Postcard with His Image. The last of the legal spitball pitchers, Grimes was also a tough competitor. In 19 seasons, he won 270 games pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Robins (Dodgers), New York Giants, Boston Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees. He won at least 20 games five times and concluded his career with a 3.53 ERA. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1964. He was 92 when he died in 1985. Grimes’ autograph toward the bottom of the postcard is nm-m 8. Authenticated by Kevin Keating. Current Bid $20.