Lot 139. Earle Combs Autograph. Combs was one of the best leadoff batters of his era. In 12 seasons with the New York Yankees, he batted below .300 only once - .299 in 1926. During his career as an outfielder, the Yankees won three world championships and an additional A.L. pennant. Combs’ bat and glove earned him a place in the Hall of Fame in 1970. He died in 1976. Kevin Keating authenticated the autograph, which is nm-m 8 to mint 9 on an index card and professionally framed with a b&w photo of Combs to 12” x 18.5”. Winning Bid $152.