19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
JOHN MCGRAW HANDWRITTEN LETTER
Handwritten letter dated, December 13th, 1903 on Hotel Victoria (New York) stationary by Hall of Famer John J. McGraw (1873-1934) as Manager of the New York Giants informing infielder Charles Babb that he, along with Jack Cronin, had been traded to the Brooklyn Superbas for Bill Dahlen. Signed John J. McGraw in black ink.
8 1/2 x 11 in.
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