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Also see lots 155, 216-227

Lot 14.  Jim Thorpe signed an 8 ½” x 11” NBC standard contract. The contract was for Thorpe to appear on the Bill Stern show in 1952 and signed at the bottom “James Thorpe” and co-signed by Robert S Simpson of N.B.C. The contract pays Thorpe $300 to appear as a guest on the Stern show. An enlargement of the signature is available on request.
Winning Bid $1,000     

Lot 15.  A wonderful letter (TLS) from Dick Bartell which included an original 7” x 5 ½” photo of Babe Ruth. The photo, as stated in Bartell’s letter, was received by him in 1928. Bartell wrote. “I was highly honored as I was a rookie and he called me over to talk to me and complimented me on attitude and stated I would be big in the Major Leagues”. The photo shows Ruth in a Yankee uniform and is noted “Babe” “Ruth” 1921 at the bottom (not his autograph) and is in excellent condition.
Winning Bid $267     

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