19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
DUKE SNIDER SIGNED CONTRACT
A uniform player contract dated 1954, between Hall of Famer Edwin “Duke” Snider (1926-2011) and the Brooklyn Dodgers for $31,000 for the season. Snider led the National League in Runs with 120 in 1954, and was named to the All Star team. Signed Edwin D. Snider in black ink, and countersigned by Buzzie Bavasi, Vice President of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
8 1/2 X 11 in.
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