1936 Babe Ruth Annual Information Return (Ghost Signed)
<p>Signed by right-hand man, Joe Bihler, who worked for Christy Walsh. Signed "Geo. H. Ruth," very similar to his own writing. Duplicate form 1096. The address for Babe Ruth is: 235 E. 45th. Street (c/o Christy Walsh Syndicate) New York, New York. Christy Walsh was Ruth's agent, and financial manager and a financial life-saver for Ruth, who needed help in managing his finances. After finishing his playing career in 1935 with the Boston Braves, Ruth's first year as a non-player was 1936. Return is a duplicate return. (8.5x11"). Two pages. Some fading and a few very minor tears. Otherwise very good condition.</p><p> </p><p><span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">T</span><span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">his collection is originally from Babe Ruth’s right hand man: Mr. Joe Bihler. Bihler handled personally the Babe Ruth account for christy Walsh, Babe Ruth’s legendary agent. Bihler & Walsh took loving care of the Babe from the peak of his playing career, till his final years. </span><br style="font-size: 13.3333px;"><span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">Along with their #1 client Babe Ruth, Walsh & Bihler represented most of the major sports legends over their careers including lou Gehrig, ty cobb, Knute Rockne, John McGraw and many more in a myriad of different sports. These important documents are fascinating look into the life and times of George Herman “Babe” Ruth. they include several of his income tax returns, income notes from his banner 1927 year showing great detail of his earnings, a telegram from a racist police chief, and a great letter Ruth sent to the IRS regarding a deduction he made for his wife acting as his secretary. </span></p>
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