1922 Carnegie Tech Yearbook “The Thistle” with 2 Photos of Honus Wagner.
Lot 28. 1922 Carnegie Tech Yearbook “The Thistle” with 2 Photos of Honus Wagner. Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Institute of Technology, or Carnegie Tech, is now Carnegie Mellon University. Wagner is pictured in a section titled “Tech Coaches,” which also provides a glowing description of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ shortstop. He is shown also in a team photo with his players. Among the other athletes in the yearbook is football lineman Hugh Sprinkle, who played for the Akron Pros and Cleveland Bulldogs in the early days of the NFL. The 410-page hardbound yearbook is ex. At one time, it belonged to Edward R. Bossange, director of Tech’s College of Fine Arts. His name is engraved in gold in the front cover. Winning Bid $102.