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1) Unsigned letter from Babe Ruth on his stationery written to sportswriter Bill Corum who famously coined the terms for the Kentucky Derby "Run for the Roses". It is an invitation to appear as a judge at the Academy of Sport exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair. 2) A member of the "Ruth Team" Mrs. C. Merritt is sending a copy of an income tax form "as she cannot understand it". Both are on extremely rare Babe Ruth official stationery with original envelopes. Both are from the estate of Joe Bihler, the right hand man of Babe Ruth's agent Christy Walsh and in turn Ruth himself. Each of these both letters and envelopes are valuable entities unto themselves. The only place you can get the same are on signed Ruth letters worth many thousands of dollars.From the estate of Joe Bihler, the right hand man of Babe Ruth's agent Christy Walsh and in turn Ruth himself.
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