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John Heisman Signed Photograph

John Heisman Signed Photograph

Coaching legend John Heisman's signature is extremely rare, and signed photos are pretty much unheard of. Although this one is signed on the back, it is still a rare find. It is a mounted photo of the 1906 Georgia Tech baseball team that sees coach Heisman in the center holding a dog. There are crop marks at the top and bottom of the photo, apparently done by Heisman as this photo was sent to a company to make photo buttons of the team. All writing on the back is in Heisman's hand and is 8/10 black fountain ink. It reads: "THE GA TECH BASE BALL TEAM 500 - 1 3/4 IN. PHOTO BUTTONS $15.00 ORDER AND REMITTANCE FROM (NAME) 316 SPRING ST, ATLANTA, GA. BEARING DATE APRIL 27, 1906. EXPRESS BUTTONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO THAT ADDRESS. ALSO RETRIM PHOTO. RUSH." Heisman - for whom the annual college football award is named - was the Yellow Jackets' head football and baseball coach from 1904-17. In addition, he coached the basketball team for three seasons!

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