19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,250
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
RAY DANDRIDGE SIGNED CONTRACT
A Puerto Rican League player contract dated December 12th, 1931, between Hall of Famer Ray Dandridge (1914-1994) and the Santurce Base Ball club for $70 weekly plus expenses. Considered amongst the greatest third baseman and hitters in baseball history let alone the Negro Leagues, Dandridge was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1987. Signed Raymond Dandridge in black ink and countersigned by the President of the club and two witnesses.
8 1/2 x 11 in.
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