Another impressive assemblage of rare and desirable old-time player autographs, this one headlined by the outfielder-turned-preacher Billy Sunday, who, shortly after the '27 World Series, writes, "Keep close to Jesus All the way / W.A. Sunday / Psalm 34 / Oct. 30 / 1927." Condition of the collection averages EX with "8-10" signatures (lined and unlined sides, some lengthy inscriptions in the mix).
Includes: Billy Sunday (d.35), Edward Abbaticchio, Jimmy Archer, Bill Bradley, Stan Baumgartner, C.H. Beaumont (dated 1943), Joseph Benz (1919 Black Sox), Billy Campbell, Jack Coombs, Hank DeBerry, Josh Devore (2-card letter), Bill Doak, Howard Ehmke, Bunn Hearn, Butch Henline, Bill Hoffer, Del Howard, George Howard, Jack Katoll (long note), Chad Kimsey (d.42, age 37), Grover Land, Fritz Ostermueller, Jimmie Ripple, Kip Selbach, Dick Spalding, Gabby Street, Joe Sugden, Edward Scott (d.33), Fred Tenney, Earl Whitehill, Jimmie Wilson, Walter Woods. Auction LOA from JSA.