1929 Baseball Autograph Book with Ruth and Gehrig.
Vintage autograph album features forty five (45) impressive fountain pen signatures. Amazing array of bold (10/10, unless noted) autographs breaks down as follows: Page one - 13 signatures penned by members of the 1929 St. Louis Browns. Includes: Otis Brannan, Clyde Manion, Walter Stewart, Lou Blue, Dan Howley, Red Kress, Jimmy Austin, William Killefer, Dick Coffman, Frank O'Rourke, Rip Collins, Edward Roetz, and Fred Schulte. Page two - 11 signatures penned by members of the 1929 St. Louis Browns. Includes: John Ogden, Oscar Melillo, Earl Mc Neely, General Crowder, Rick Ferrell, Red Badgro, Frank McGowan, Chad Kimsey, George Blaeholder, Sam (Dolly) Gray, and Wally Schang (penned on the back of the page). Page three - 20 signatures penned by members of the 1929 New York Yankees. Includes: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Tony Lazzeri, Herb Pennock, Roy Sherid, Gene Robertson, Bill Dickey, Sam Byrd, John Grabowski, Mark Koenig, Leo Durocher (smudged but fully legible), Bennie Bengough, Wilcy Moore, Bob Shawkey, Bob Meusel, George Pipgras, Lyn Lary, Waite Hoyt, and a couple others. Page four - 2 signatures: Heinie Manush and one other. Page five - one signature: Willis Johnson. Album itself shows moderate wear on the outside, including a detached front cover, but the signatures and pages have been well preserved inside. LOA from our consignor, who obtained all of the autographs in person.