19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
PEE WEE REESE SIGNED CONTRACT
A uniform player contract dated 1955, between Hall of Famer Harold “Pee Wee” Reese (1918-1999) and the Brooklyn Dodgers for $36,000 for the season. In 1955 the Dodger Captain scored 99 runs helping lead the Brooklyn Dodgers to their only World Championship. Signed Harold H. Reese in black ink, and countersigned by Emil “Buzzie” Bavasi, Vice President of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
8 1/2 X 11 in.
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