J. Franklin (“Home Run”) Baker Fine Ink Signature Neatly Cut from a Check.
Lot 139. J. Franklin (“Home Run”) Baker Fine Ink Signature Neatly Cut from a Check. The autograph, nm-m 8 to mint 9, is double-matted and framed to 13.5” x 16.5” with a b&w photo of Baker. Known as “Home Run,” Baker was one of the best power hitters of the dead ball era. He led the American League in home runs from 1911-14 and in RBI in 1912 and 1913. He helped his teams to win six A.L. pennants and three world championships. A .307 career batter, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1955. He passed away in 1963. Authenticated by Kevin Keating. Winning Bid $390.