Lot 139. Bobby Layne Autographed 8” x 10” B&W Photo. Large, bold nm-m 8 signature on a photo that shows the legendary quarterback at a Detroit Lions’ practice session. In signing the photo, Layne placed “ne” slightly above the first three letters of his last name. Layne led the Lions to NFL championships in 1952 and 1953, and the Pittsburgh Steelers to respectability in the late 1950s and early 1960s. His pro coach, Buddy Parker, called him “the greatest leader I’ve ever been associated with.” Layne was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1967. He was just shy of age 60 when he passed away in 1986. Authenticated by Kevin Keating. Winning Bid $168.