1920s-70s Major League Baseball Contracts (27)
This fine collection is estate-fresh from an oldtime collector, all are signed by the player and at least one exec unless noted. Major League Contracts: 1) William Swift 1938 Pittsburgh Pirates, a great team, Benswanger signed. 2) Grover Hartley 1932 Pittsburgh Pirates, exec is clipped from the contract, but it's signed by the player and NL President John Heydler. Federal Leaguer, d. 1964. 3) Edward Gulian 1930 Philadelphia Athletics, signed by John D. Shibe. 4) Elliot Ingram 1924 New York Yankees, year is in inside note. 5) Glenn Cox 1957 KC A's, with beautiful Will Harridge signature. 6) Lester McCrabb, 1950 Philadelphia A's. 7) Frank D. Cipriani, 1961 KC A’s, signed by Joe Cronin. 8) Joe Coleman 1977 Chicago Cubs, many sigs, McPhail, Feeney, etc. 9) Gordon McKenzie 1961-62 KC A’s, signed by Frank Lane and Joe Cronin. 10) Ray Herbert 1955 Detroit Tigers, Harridge signed twice. 11) Buster Adams, 1945 Philadelphia Phillies. 12) John Tsitouris, 1957 Detroit Tigers, Harridge signed twice. 1950-52 Philadelphia Athletics Trade Agreements, all are signed by the club execs and better sigs are noted. Total of 15: Joe Coleman, Charles Wilhelm, Robert Williams, Ed Hrabscak, Barney McCosky (signed by Warren Giles), Joe Murray, Jack Littrell, Lou Limmer, John Kume, Walter Kellner, Tom Hamilton, Harry Byrd, Ed Burtschy, Arnold Portocarreo and George Wood. Total of 27 pieces, overall EX condition.