19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
HACK WILSON SIGNED CONTRACT
A uniform player contract dated 1934, between Hall of Famer Lewis “Hack” Wilson (1900-1948) and the Brooklyn Dodgers for $9,000 for the season. 1934 marked the final year of Wilson’s Hall of Fame career. Signed Lewis Wilson in black ink, and countersigned by Stephen McKeever, President of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
8 1/2 x 11 in.
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