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(4) Signed 1958-1964 Senators Programs with (39) Signatures including Ott & Hodges Plus Banks Envelope

Lot Number 1215

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Washington Senators and opposition parties take a stand for your vote of approval, with this collection of (4) autographed programs. Dating from 1958-1964, these vintage gameday souvenirs represent both former Senators franchises, which are now the Minnesota Twins, and the Texas Rangers. Signature strength ranges ("6" to "9"), and several high profile autograph collecting targets make this group very desirable. Auction LOA from JSA.

Featured are:

1958 First Senators franchise program (FR) signed on the front and back by (17) Detroit Tigers with Mel Ott radio announcer (HOF, d.1958), Tom Morgan, Frank Bolling, Milt Bolling, Don Lund, Tom Henrich, Frank Lary (X2), Reno Bertoia, Tito Francona, Jim Hegan, and others; 

1959 First Senators franchise program signed on the front by (11) Cleveland Indians with Jimmy Piersall, Herb Score, Woodie Held, Dick Brown, and others; 

1960 First Senators franchise program from final season in Washington (VG), signed on the front and back by (8) Senators with Earl Battey, Zoilo Versalles, Billy Gardner, Bob Allison, Roy Sievers, Reno Bertoia, and others;

1964 Second Senators franchise program (VG-EX), single-signed by manager Gil Hodges (HOF, d.1972).

Also present is an Ernie Banks (HOF, d.2015) single-signed envelope with "Be Positive, Chi Cubs, 6/23/92" inscriptions. 



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