19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 27,500
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
TOOTS SHOR SIGNED MENU
Toots Shor menu dated February 3rd, 1951, signed on the front cover by fourteen including Hall of Famers Ty Cobb, Jimmie Foxx, Rogers Hornsby, Mickey Cochrane, Charlie Gehringer, Bill McKechnie, Tris Speaker, Fred Clarke, Pie Traynor and George Sisler. Additionally signed by Moe Berg, Arlie Latham, cartoonist Bugs Baer and Toots Shor himself. Signed for Hall of Famer Fred Clarke’s wife, Cobb, Clarke and Shor have also added short inscriptions. From the Collection of Fred Clarke.
10 x 14 in.
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