19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
JOHNNY EVERS SIGNED QUESTIONNAIRE
A The Sporting News Baseball Questionnaire dated February 17th, 1943, filled out and signed by Hall of Famer Johnny Evers (1881-1947) in black ink. Features several interesting personal and professional questions and answers, including: Player’s Nickname Crab; How did you acquire the nickname Ask Umpire “Klem”, clashes with umpires; Name Pronounced E-VERS (home) EV-ERS (away); What do you consider your outstanding performance in baseball Merkle Play 1908.
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