Based upon a news clipping on the first page, it appears that all the signatures in the book were acquired in Florida during spring training over a period of approximately 10 years, beginning in the early 1930s through the early 1940s. The overwhelming majority of signatures are scripted directly on the pages, but a small number of cuts are also included. In addition to the signatures, the book also features seven small snapshot photos (2 x 2.25 inches) of the following New York Yankees players, all of whom are pictured in uniform: Joe DiMaggio , Joe McCarthy , Lefty Gomez , Bump Hadley , Charlie Keller , Red Rolfe , and Babe Dahlgren. All the photos, which are mounted by means of photo corners, are in Excellent to Mint condition.
The signatures in the book, scripted both in various shades of fountain pen and pencil, range from "6" to "10, " averaging 8. The number of signatures for each player (if more than one) is listed in parentheses. The signatures featured in the book are as follows. Baseball Hall of Famers (22 total; 20 different). Earle Combs, Joe Cronin, Dizzy Dean (2), Bill Dickey, Joe DiMaggio, Bobby Doerr, Jimmie Foxx (secretarial example), Frankie Frisch, Lou Gehrig 2; each signed L.
Gehrig, " one in blue fountain pen, grading "9, " the other in red fountain pen, grading "8", Lefty Gomez, Lefty Grove, Jesse Haines, Chuck Klein, Tony Lazzeri, Joe McCarthy, Johnny Mize, Branch Rickey, Babe Ruth (blue fountain pen, grading "8/9), Enos Slaughter, and Ted Williams. Baseball Non Hall of Famers (100 total; 91 different).Stanley Andrews, Jim Bagby Jr. Joe Beggs, Ray Benge, Larry Benton, Wally Berger, Huck Betts, Nino Bongiovanni, Frenchy Bordagaray, Johnny Broaca, Bob Burke, Guy Bush (2), Bill Butland, Tom Carey, Earl Cook, Gene Corbett, Joe Coscarart, Roger'Doc' Cramer, Frank Crosetti, Babe Dahlgren (2), Tom Daly, Paul'Daffy' Dean, Gene Desautels (2), Emerson Dickman, Dom DiMaggio, Atley Donald, Lou Finney, Arthur Fletcher, Elbie Fletcher (2), Fred Frankhouse, Denny Galehouse, Art Garibaldi, Joe Glenn, Win Green (Trainer), Don Gutteridge, John Haley, Mickey Harris, Herbie Hash, Don Heffner, Tommy Henrich (2), Joe Heving, Frank'Shanty' Hogan, Johnny Hopp, Ira Hutchinson, Syl Johnson, Art Jorgens, Wally Judnich, Charlie Keller, Norm Kies, Ernie Koy, Howard Krist, George Lacy, Buddy Lake, Les Mallon, Pepper Martin, Stu Martin, Wedo'Marty' Martini, Cliff Melton, Lou Menendez, Johnny Moore (2), Terry Moore, Johnny Murphy, Ben Neff, Leo'Red' Nonnenkamp, Ted Olson, Marv Owen, Mickey Owen, Don Padgett, Erle'Doc' Painter, Johnny Peacock, Ray Prim, Bobby Reis, Flint Rhem (2), Woody Rich, Red Rolfe, Jack Saltzgaver, Paul Schreiber, George Selkirk, Bob Smith (2), Jim Tabor, Freddie Tauby, Tommy Thompson, Russ Van Atta (2), Lou Vezilich, Charlie Wagner, Bob Weiland, Dick West, Pinky Whitney, Jack Wilson, and Del Young. Boxing (3 total; 2 different). Jack Dempsey (2), and Jess Willard. Alf Landon and Al Lang. The leather-bound album displays light wear and is in Excellent condition overall. Newspaper clippings having been affixed to some of the pages, which has resulted in areas of toning; otherwise all are in Excellent condition. Full LOA from James Spence/JSA. The item "BABE RUTH 2X LOU GEHRIG TED WILLIAMS VINTAGE SIGNED BOOK 131 AUTOS JSA LOA" is in sale since Monday, December 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Photos".
The seller is "rksportspromotions" and is located in Franklin Park, New Jersey. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.