19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
MARTIN DIHIGO 1938 MEXICAN LEAGUE DIPLOMA
Original Mexican Baseball League diploma awarded to Hall of Famer Martin Dihigo (1906-1971) as the league’s batting and pitching champion, hitting a remarkable .387 with an 18-2 record and a .090 ERA. The document made out to Sr. Martin Dihigo Llanos, features a photograph of Dihigo, an attached ribbon and brass medal, and is signed by League President Ernesto Carmona V. and Secretary Gabriel Atristain.
10 x 7 1/2 in.
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