Wondrous performers relegated to playing in the shadows of Major League stars, Negro League players and teams are celebrated in this collection of autographed memorabilia and display items. Highlights include: (33) Autographs signatures average (“9”) strength; included are Negro League Postcards signed by Irvin, Leonard, Manning and O’Neil and cut signatures of Bell, J. Johnson and Leonard; Attire a size “3XL” Baltimore Elite Giants jersey and (2) fitted Negro League caps. Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.
Additional highlights include:
Signed Negro League Postcards Bill Beverly, Charlie Biot, Bob Boyd, Bill “Ready” Cash, Lorenzo “Piper” Davis, Saul Davis, Connie Johnson, Josh Johnson, Clinton “Casey” Jones, Nath McClinic (“8” strength), Clinton “Butch” McCord, Clyde McNeal, John “Mule” Miles, William “Bobby” Robinson, Lonnie Summers, Alfred Surratt, Bob Thurman (“8” strength), Harold “Hooks” Tinker, (2) Edsall “Big” Walker, Al “Apples” Wilmore
Additional signed items include: Garnett Blair (Ron Lewis postcard); (2) Leon Day (1994 Ted Williams Negro Leagues #103); Lou Dials (1986 Larry Fritsch Negro League Baseball Stars Cards #14); Richard Mack Robinson signed index card
Negro League Panoramic Photos ideal for framed display, these sepia-toned prints include:
1924 Kansas City Monarchs a 35-5/8 x 7-3/4” print portraying (17) players with printed identifiers below all.
1924 Colored World Series a 36-3/4 x 7-5/8” print of the Kansas City and Hilldale players lined side by side with printed identifiers under all.
1941 Kansas City Monarchs a 17 x 7-1/2” print depicting (16) players with printed identifiers. At the far right are 18-year-old Connie Johnson and teammate Satchel Paige.
Pinbacks (3) 1940s 1-1/4”-diameter celluloid souvenirs with Baltimore Elite Giants and (2) New York Black Yankees (pins missing from both Black Yankees pinbacks)
Also included is a 1984 Decathlon Corporation “Negro League baseball Stars” set of (117) and (40) unsigned Negro League postcards.