19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
JIMMIE FOXX HANDWRITTEN LETTER
Handwritten letter dated, undated c.1943 on WEEI Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. stationary by Hall of Famer Jimmie Foxx (1907-1967) responding to a query regarding Red Sox pitcher Oscar Judd If he has what it takes he may someday win twenty. Signed “Jimmie” Foxx in black ink.
7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.
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