19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
JOE TINKER HANDWRITTEN LETTER
Handwritten letter dated April 30th, 1932 by Hall of Famer Joe Tinker (1880-1948). The letter reads in part Hans Wagner was the greatest ball player I ever played ball with. Ty Cobb was also a great player but Wagner could do everything. Signed Joe Tinker in black ink.
5 1/4 x 4 in.
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