19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
SOL WHITE HANDWRITTEN LETTER
Handwritten letter dated January 15th, 1940 by Hall of Famer and Negro League Baseball pioneer Sol White (1868-1955) to H. Walter Schlichter (1866-1944) a Philadelphia journalist who along with White founded The Philadelphia Giants Negro League baseball team. The letter discusses timing for an interview and the proposed feasibility of a brochure on baseball. Sol White famously authored one of the most important volumes in baseball history, History of Colored Baseball in 1907, and is considered one of the rarest Hall of Fame autographs extant. Written in black ink.
7 x 10 in.
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