19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
ROBERTO CLEMENTE SIGNED CONTRACT
A Puerto Rican League player contract dated 1961/62, between Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente (1934-1972) and the Los Nuevos Senadores club for $700 monthly for the season. Following his 1961 season for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Clemente returned home to Puerto Rico to both play and manage the Los Nuevos Senadores. Signed Roberto Clemente in blue ink and countersigned by the Director of the club.
8 1/2 x 11 in.
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